Volume 3 Issue 2

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Editorial Introduction

The second issue of China Health Review in 2012 includes the following sections

The Interview section features a lively conversation between Dr. Yi Pan and Prof. YU Hai from the Zhejiang University School of Medicine, on life, career development, and certainly health policy and systems sciences!

In the Perspective section, Lua Wilkinson and coauthors review the challenges for infant feeding in China’s current economic and social climate.  

Research Twitter provides summaries of ten recent publications on China’s health issues, including risk factors for the 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) in mainland China, particulate air pollution and daily mortality, voluntary HIV testing and counseling, body mass index and mortality using a 15-year prospective study of 220,000 Men, aspects of the New Cooperative Medical Scheme, overprescribing, and drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.

Policy Practice and Updates includes six updates covering topics including Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG) based hospital payment system, management of the New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme, essential drug system, the “zero mark-up” policy, and pharmaceutical market, etc.

In About CHPAMS, we introduce to you Yusheng Zhang, MD, MPH, MBA, who returned to Beijing last year. You will also find recent career updates from Drs. Zhanlian Feng, Xinzhi Zhang, words to CHPAMS by Dr. Jian Ni, and a report by Dr. Tzesan Lee on his recent trip to China.

Happy Reading!







Table of Contents


              A Conversation with Prof. YU Hai, Zhejiang University School of Medicine
              by Yi Pan, PhD


              Understanding Infant and Young Child Feeding Challenges in China
              by Lua J. Wilkinson,  MA, RD.,Xiaoyang Sheng, MD, PhD.,Sera L. Young, MA, PhD.

Research Twitter

Policy and Practice Updates


              Feature member: Yusheng Zhang, MD, MPH, MBA

              Members’ Updates

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