Issue 83, July 2019

From Editors

The CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter provides updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Activities

CHPAMS and Harvard China Health Partnership (HCHP) hosted joint reception at iHEA World Congress in Basel, Switzerland. About 70 CHPAMS and HCHP members worldwide participated. 


CHPAMS members from four continents participated in Aging and Long-Term Care in China workshop held at King’s College London, July 3-5, 2019.


 Members in the News

  1. Environmental Health Perspectives: Effects of air pollution on our brains and the mechanisms: The Chinese version can be downloaded via

  2. The Guardian. Air pollution reduces intelligence, as a result of oxidative stress and neurodegeneration:

  3. CGTN: rising obesity rate in China:



Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Public Health
Deadline: September 15, 2019
[Location: Hangzhou, China]

Associate Professor / Professor in Public Health and Emergency

Tianjin University
Deadline: April 30, 2020
[Location: Tianjin, China]

Assoc Epidemiology Director
Reference ID: R1090904
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing, China]

PAMA - Vx PA Manager_Near Launch Products - Beijing
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Multiple Cities, China]

Senior Associate (Healthcare) - Strategy& - Consulting
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Shanghai, China]

Global Recruitment
Zhejiang University, Life Sciences Institute
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Hangzhou, China]

United States

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Washington University in St Louis
Deadline: September 15, 2019
[Location: St. Louis, MO]

Assistant Professor Community Health Science – Epidemiology
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus
Reference Number: R0117650
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Reno, NV]

Open Rank - Public Health
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Deadline: September 30, 2019 (Priority Consideration Date)
[Location: Wilmington, NC]

Online Adjunct Faculty - Public Health
South University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Pittsburgh, PA]

Full or Associate Professor of Global Environmental Health
Department of Environmental Science, Baylor University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Waco, TX]

Assistant/Associate Professor - Public Health
The College of New Jersey
Reference ID: 1051
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ewing Township, NJ]

Assistant Professor in Community or Public Health
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Reference ID: TT20180035P
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: San Antonio, TX]

Adjunct Faculty in Public Health
University of South Carolina
Reference ID: TMP00145PO19
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beaufort, SC]

Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor - Qualitative Research
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Reference ID: JPF04747
Deadline: October 1, 2019
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]

Public Health Advisor
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Harrisburg, PA]

California Department of Public Health
Deadline: August 22, 2019
Reference ID: JC-168172
[Location: Sacramento, CA]

Associate Director of Public Health Practice
Indiana University Bloomington
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Bloomington, IN]

Health Policy Professor – Tenure Track

The Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chicago, IL]

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Postdoctoral Scholar
Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chapel Hill, NC]

Postdoctoral Fellow
Virginia Commonwealth University
Reference Number: P00001
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Richmond, VA]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Health Informatics
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Reference Number: 176286
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Ann Arbor, MI]

Postdoctoral Researcher – Epidemiology
Boston University School of Public Health Epidemiology Department
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, MA]

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American Hospital Association Leadership Summit
Conference Time: July 25 – 27, 2019
Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 20, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA

HLTH – Created the Future of Health 2019 Conference
Conference Time: October 27 – 30, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV

MGMA Annual Conference
Conference Time: October 13 – 16, 2019
Early Bird Registration Deadline: TBD
Location: New Orleans, LA

Call for abstracts: Workshop on the Economics of Health, Inequality and Behaviour, 11-13th November 2019, Sydney, Australia

The workshop features a pre-conference short course on Data Visualisation and Econometrics by Prof. Andrew M. Jones, University of York (UK) based on his recent work published in the Foundations and Trends in Econometrics.

Call for Paper | Medicine, Humanity and Media (MHM 2019)

The MHM 2019 International Conference on “Healthy China” and Health Communication will be held on Nov 9-10, 2019 at Peking University, Beijing, China. Over the past three years, MHM has become a leading venue for health communication scholarship in China attracting international and domestic scholars. MHM promises to be a highly selective and premier international forum on health communication. In 2019, we aim to accept 30 papers with highest quality. The MHM 2019 conference will include keynote speeches, panels for paper presentations, a workshop on publishing, and a roundtable on health communication curriculum development. The organizing committee is excited to invite you to participate in MHM 2019. All submissions should be emailed to:

Paper / Abstract submission due: Sept 15, 2019
Notification of acceptance: Sept 25, 2019
Registration Due: Oct 10, 2019
Full paper (if interested in publication) due: Oct 25, 2019
Conference dates: Nov 9 and 10, 2019

CVDAppalachia Conference II Call for Poster Abstracts

The call for abstracts for CVDAppalachia Conference II, August 30, 2019, is now open! We welcome poster abstracts on any CVD/CVD risk factor related topic. Abstracts will be accepted for consideration by the Scientific Committee. Notification of acceptance will be made no later than August 20, 2019.

Important Dates:
August 15, 2019: Deadline for submitting poster abstracts
August 30, 2019: Date for CVDAppalachia Conference II

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Research Updates

Yushan Yu, Feili Lin, Weizhen Dong, Haohan Li, Xiangyang Zhang & Chun Chen. The effectiveness of financial intervention strategies for reducing caesarean section rates: a systematic review. BMC Public Health. 2019 August. 

Min Liu, Haowen Yin, Qiang Wu. Occurrence and health risk assessment of pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) in tap water of Shanghai. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 2019 August.

Xin-Xin Zhao, Meng Cui, Yi-Hang Geng & Yi-Long Yang. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of palliative care for pain among Chinese adults with cancer. BMC Palliative Care. 2019 August.

Meng Yu, Shenjing He, Dunxu Wu, Hengpeng Zhu and Chris Webster. Examining the Multi-Scalar Unevenness of High-Quality Healthcare Resources Distribution in China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019 August.

Sanam Roder-DeWan, Anna D. Gage, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Nana A. Y. Twum-Danso, Jerker Liljestrand, Kwanele Asante-Shongwe, Viviana Rodríguez, Talhiya Yahya, Margaret E. Kruk. Expectations of healthcare quality: A cross-sectional study of internet users in 12 low- and middle-income countries. PLOS Medicine. 2019 August.

Chih-Cheng Hsu, Shih-TeTu, Wayne Huey-Herng Sheu. 2019 Diabetes Atlas: Achievements and challenges in diabetes care in Taiwan. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 2019 August.

Chenhua Zhang, Haiping Guo, Min Shen, Guanggui Chen. Comparison of clinical effectiveness of nurse led care among Chinese patients with cancer: A prospective study evaluating effective patient care compared to consultant oncologist. Journal of Infection and Public Health. 2019 August.

Yumei Zhu,  August Österle. China's policy experimentation on long‐term care insurance: Implications for access. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 2019 August.

Yan-Jiao Xin, Li Xiang, Jun-Nan Jiang, Henry Lucas, Sheng-Lan Tang, and Fei Huang. The impact of increased reimbursement rates under the new cooperative medical scheme on the financial burden of tuberculosis patients. Infectious Disease of Poverty. 2019 August.

Zhiqun Shu,  Ling Wang,  Xiaoming Sun. An evaluation of the effects of general practitioner–supported patient noncommunicable diseases control model in Shanghai, China. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 2019 July.

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