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Public Stewardship of Private Providers in China's Primary Health Care System

March 3, 2010

With the rapid growth of the Chinese economy and transition from central planning to a more market-oriented structure since the 1980s, private health care providers have gained market share,...

Grassroots Empowerment: Can Models from India Spark a Revolution in Healthcare Delivery in China?

January 14, 2010

In the four years since a State Council think tank, the Development Research Center, bluntly declared the failure of three decades of healthcare reform, China has placed a high political priority...

Health Care Reform Under Progressive Governments in Korea; and Late Life Inequality in Health, Work, and Economic Resources in Korea

May 7, 2009

This talk will combine presentations on the health and economic well-being of the elderly in Korea, and an attempt to evaluate the impact of health policy under a decade of progressive governments...

Fast Forward: Uncertainties, Risks and Opportunities of Rapid Aging in China, Japan, and Korea

February 27, 2009

An innovative, invitation-only scenario planning exercise designed to develop a broader understanding of how population aging could affect the social, cultural, economic, and security futures of...

Aging Asia: Economic and Social Implications of Rapid Demographic Change in China, Japan, and Korea

February 25, 2009

This conference will explore the impact of rapid aging on economic growth, labor markets, social insurance financing, long term care, and health care in China, Japan, and Korea.

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).

China's Harmonious Society: Political Cross Currents in China's Corporate Restructuring

February 29, 2008

China's Harmonious Society colloquium series is co-sponsored by the Stanford China Program and the Center for East Asian Studies Since 2006, the official doctrine of China's Communist Party calls...

China's Harmonious Society: Two Overviews--Health Systems Reform and the HIV Epidemic

January 25, 2008

China's Harmonious Society colloquium seriesco-sponsored by the Stanford China Program and the Center for East Asian Studies Since 2006, the official doctrine of China's Communist Party calls for...

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.

Outsourcing and Offshoring: One Practitioner's Perspective

December 4, 2003

This seminar is part of SPRIE's Fall 2003 series on "High-Tech Regions and the Globalization of Value Chains."Eric Benhamou is the chairman of the board of directors of 3Com Corporation, of Palm...

Japan's New Public Insurance Program: Does it Make Sense as Social Policy?

February 28, 2002

Professor Campbell will discuss Japan's new public, mandatory, long-term care insurance program: does it make sense as social policy? As economic policy?

The Korean Health Care System: Its Achievements and Challenges

November 30, 2001

Korea achieved national health insurance coverage for the entire population in 1989, thirteen years after Korea adopted a national health insurance policy.
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