Issue 53, May 2017

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.


CHPAMS April Webinar Summary

Jump Start Your Career Series – Invitations from 3 Institutes in China

The Jump Start Your Career Webinar Series aims to bridge the public health students and researchers around the globe and renowned institutions in China on exciting career opportunities. This is the first Webinar in 2017 from three Deans for exceptional opportunities of advancing your academic career at three leading Universities in China - School of Medicine and Health Management at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), School of Public Health at Sun Yat-sen University, and Xi’an Jiaotong University Global Health Institute.

(Scan QR Code via WeChat to follow Official Account for more information)

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Postdoctoral – Patients Orientated Bedside Clinical and Basic Research of Infectious Diseases
Postdoctoral – Infectious Disease Biostatistics and Spatial-Temporal Modelling
Postdoctoral – Health Economics of Infectious Diseases
School of Public Health, Fudan University
Supervisor: Hongjie Yu
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Faculty Positions: Outstanding Academic Leaders and Principal Investigators
School of Health Sciences, Wuhan University
Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
[Location: Wuhan, China]

Clinical Fellowship & Regulatory Fellowship
School of Medicine, Tsinghua University
Application Deadline: June 2, 2017
[Location: Beijing, China]

Assistant Professor
Hunan University (CEFMS Institute of Economics)
Deadline: July 2, 2017
[Location: Changsha, China]

Research Fellow in Health Policy
Institute of Shanghai Health Science and Technology Information
Deadline: July 6, 2017
[Location: Shanghai, China]

United States   

Postdoctoral Fellow in MCH Epidemiology
Center of Excellence in Maternal Child Health, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Deadline: July 31, 2017
[Location: Berkeley, CA]

Assistant professor and Researcher/Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, UW
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Seattle, WA]

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The 2nd International Conference on Environmental Research and Public Health (ICERP2017)
Conference time: October 20-22, 2017
[Location: Shenzhen, China]

2017 RWE China Summit: Journey of Reform
Conference time: July 29-30, 2017
[Location: Shanghai, China]

United States   

US-China Biopharma Congress 2017 & SAPA-GP 15th Annual Conference
Conference time: June 23, 2017
[Location: King of Prussia, PA]

International Health Economics Association
Conference time: July 8, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA]

12th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress
Conference time: October 4–7, 2017
[Location: Boston, United States]

APHA's 2017 Annual Meeting
Conference time: November 4–8, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, United States] 

Other Countries  

World Nursing and Healthcare Conference
Conference time: June 12, 2017
[Location: Stockholm, Sweden]

International Conference on Non Communicable Diseases 2017 (ICNCD 2017)
Conference time: July 28 – 29, 2017
[Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia] 

10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health
October 16–20, 2017
[Location: Antwerpen, Belgium]

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress 2017
December 4-8, 2017
[Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE]

International Conference of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (PHPM 2018)
Conference time: January 5-7, 2018
[location: Bangkok, Thailand]

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Research Updates

World Health Organization. World Health Statistics 2017: Monitoring health for the SDGs.World Health Organization. 2017.

Margaret Chan. Ten years in public health 2007-2017. World Health Organization. 2017.

Liam Donaldson. Healthier, fairer, safer: the global health journey 2007–2017. World Health Organization. 2017.

Edward Yu, Sylvia H. Ley, JoAnn E. Manson, Walter Willett, Ambika Satija, Frank B. Hu, Andrew Stokes. Weight History and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in Three Prospective Cohort Studies. Annals Internal Medicine. 2017; 166(9):613-620.

Xuefeng Hu, Xiaoran Han, Zuyao Yang, Yonghua Hu, Jinling Tang. The impact of broadened diagnostic criteria on the prevalence of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes mellitus in China (诊断切点的改变对中国高血压、高血脂、高血糖患病率的影响). Chinese Journal of Preventive Medicine (中华预防医学杂志). 2017; 51(5): 369-377.

Shigui Yang, Jie Wu, Cheng Ding, Yuanxia Cui, Yuqing Zhou, Yiping Li, Min Deng, Chencheng Wang, Kaijin Xu, Jingjing Ren, Bing Ruan, Lanjuan Li. Epidemiological features of and changes in incidence of infectious diseases in China in the first decade after the SARS outbreak: an observational trend study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Available online 12 April 2017.

Xiaolin Xu, Gita D. Mishra, Mark Jones. Evidence on multimorbidity from definition to intervention: an overview of systematic reviews. Ageing Research Reviews. Available online 13 May 2017.

Fu Wei, Guanghui Nie, Bo Zhou, Liang Wang, Yifei Ma, Suwan Peng, et al. Association between Chinese cooking oil fumes and sleep quality among a middle-aged Chinese population. Environ Pollut. 2017 May 11;227:543-551.

Yinkuan Yan, Junting Liu, Liang Wang, Dongqin Hou, Xiaoyi Zhao, Hong Cheng, Jie Mi. Independent Influences of Excessive Body Weight and Elevated Blood Pressure from Childhood on Left Ventricular Geometric Remodeling in Adulthood. International Journal of Cardiology. 2017 (in press) .

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