Issue 61, January 2018

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 Webinar Recap & Summary


Fighting against communicable diseases in China: implications for developing health insurance policies

We invited Dr Shenglan Tang to give the CHPAMS members a webinar last November. You can click the above title to recap the summary and selected slides of his presentation.

Dr. Shenglan Tang is Mary & James Semans Professor of Medicine at Department of Population Health Science of Duke Medical School. He is also Associate Director and Professor of Global Health at Duke Global Health Institute. Dr.Tang also has an appointment of Executive Director of Global Health Program at Duke Kunshan University in China, as well as Director of Research Hub for Asia-Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies/WHO. In his capacity at Duke Kunshan University, he was elected as President of Chinese Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CCUGH) in November 2015. Dr.Tang has more than 30 years of experience undertaking research on health systems reform, disease control and maternal and child health in China and other countries, and has provided consultancy services on health systems strengthening to many international organizations and governments of developing countries. In 2012, Dr.Tang came to Duke from the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), based in Geneva, where he was Unit Leader for TB/HIV and Health Systems. Before his assignment at WHO, Dr.Tang was a faculty member at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in UK, and School of Public Health of Fudan University (former Shanghai Medical University).

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Professor of Entrepreneurship
Faculty of Business, The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC)
Deadline: Friday, 30th March 2018
[Location: Ningbo-China]

Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Faculty of Business, The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC)
Deadline: Friday, 30th March 2018
[Location: Ningbo-China]

Post-doctoral Fellow – New Structural Economics
Institute of New Structural Economics, Peking University
Deadline: 5th, March 2018
[Location: Beijing-China]

Senior Research Manager
ACCESS Health Singapore, Hong Kong, and mainland China
Deadline: February 28, 2018
[Location: Beijing/Shanghai-China]

Multi-Country Research Project Manager
ACCESS Health Singapore, Hong Kong, and mainland China
Deadline: February 28, 2018
[Location: Beijing/Shanghai-China]

United States   

Associate in Research - Policy Center
Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University
Deadline: February 28, 2018
[Location: Durham-US]

Assistant / Associate Professor of Public Health - Epidemiology
Grand Valley State University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Michigan-US]

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Biostatistics – School of Public Health
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Houston -US]

Assistant/Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Boston -US]

Senior Health Economics Advisor
Global Health Fellows Program II
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Arlington -US]

Senior Epidemiologist and Director
Department of Surgery Outcomes Research Group (ORG)
Deadline: June 30th, 2018
[Location: Sacramento -US]

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The Lancet–CAMS Health Summit 2018 (a call for abstracts)
Conference time: Oct 27–28
[Location: Beijing, China]

2018 CES Annual China Conference
Conference time: June 23-24
[Location: Hefei, China]

The 15th Chinese Women Economists (CWE) Annual Workshop
Conference time: 20 May 2018
[Location: Shanghai, China]

The 10th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Public Health (EPPH 2018)
Conference time: 23-25 March 2018
[Location: Guilin, China]

United States   

Advances in Health Policy and Healthcare: The Road Ahead-CHPAMS 2nd Biennial Conference
Conference time: 11-13 May, 2018
[Location: New Haven, CT]

2018 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference
Conference time: 16-18 March, 2018
[Location: New York City, NY]

Health Care Systems Research Network Conference
Conference time: 11-13 April, 2018
[Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota]

GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting
Conference time: 14-18 November, 2018
[Location: Boston, MA]

Other Countries  

11th European Public Health Conference 2018
Conference time: 28 November - 1 December 2018
[Location: Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia]

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Research Updates

Wang Y, Li Q, Guo Y, Zhou H, Wang X, Wang Q, Shen H, Zhang Y, Yan D, Zhang Y, Zhang H, Li S, Chen G, Zhao J, He Y, Yang Y, Xu J, Wang Y, Peng Z, Wang H, Ma X. Association of Long-term Exposure to Airborne Particulate Matter of 1 μm or Less With Preterm Birth in China. JAMA Pediatr. Published online January 02, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.4872.

Gao, LeiKong, Wen et al. Incidence of active tuberculosis in individuals with latent tuberculosis infection in rural China: follow-up results of a population-based, multicentre, prospective cohort study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 2017; 17 (10): 1053 – 1061.

Zhao Y, Wang Y, Wang A, McGoogan JM, Wu Z. Median Time to Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in a Cohort of Chinese Infants Born With HIV. JAMA Pediatr. 2018;172(1):90–92. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.3920.

Horton, Richard. Offline: Are China's global ambitions good for global health? The Lancet, 2017; 390 (10114): 2752.

The Lancet Global Health. Facing forwards along the Health Silk Road. Lancet. 2017; 5(10):e948.

Weng Jianping, Zhou Zhiguang, Guo Lixin, Zhu Dalong, Ji Linong, Luo Xiaoping et al. Incidence of type 1 diabetes in China, 2010-13: population based study BMJ 2018; 360 :j5295.

Alan Weil. Health Affairs In 2017: Editor’s Picks. JANUARY 24, 2018 10.1377/hblog20180122.234694

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