Public Health

News

FSI Hosts APARC Panel on COVID-19 Impacts in Asia

April 2020

Scholars from each of APARC's programs offer insights on policy responses to COVID-19 throughout Asia.

Call for papers: Conference on the economics of ageing

July 2016

The Asia Health Policy Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, in collaboration with scholars from Stanford Health Policy's Center on Demography and Economics of Health and...

Events

South Korea's Public Health Response to COVID-19

April 13, 2020

Soon after South Korea identified its first positive COVID-19 case on January 21st, the number of infections surged in February.

Health Care System and Policy in Korea: Politics and Democratization

February 20, 2009

Korea introduced three major health-care reforms: in financing (1999), pharmaceuticals (2000), and provider payment (2001).

Treating Tuberculosis in North Korea: NGO Humanitarian Aid and US-DPRK Reconciliation

April 19, 2007

Dr. Linton was born in Philadelphia in 1950 and grew up in Korea, where his father was a third generation Presbyterian missionary.