Population health

Scholarly Publications

Forecasting the Nursing Home Population

January 2003

Preventing Childhood Obesity: A Solution-Oriented Research Paradigm

December 2005

Past research has identified social and environmental causes and correlates of behaviors thought to be associated with obesity and weight gain among children and adolescents.

Potential Population Health Outcomes and Expenditures of HIV Vaccination Strategies in the United States

July 2009

Estimating the potential health benefits and expenditures of a partially effective HIV vaccine is an important consideration in the debate about whether HIV vaccine research should continue.

News

Stanford students learn about health and healthcare in East Asia

December 2008

Demographic change and long-term care in Japan, chronic non-communicable disease in China, national health insurance in South Korea, TB control in North Korea, pharmaceutical policy in the region...

Leading Pacific Rim universities collaborate on population health research

March 2009

The Asia Health Policy Program hosted meetings of the public health research project of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities World Institute on February 24-25 at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific...

China Radio International interviews AHPP program director about China's health reforms

August 2009

China Radio International interviewed Karen Eggleston, Asia Health Policy Program Director, about China's health care reform for the radio program "People in the Know."

Events

When Prevention Fails: Cross-cultural Considerations from the U.S. and China for Shaping Healthy Decisions in the Heat of the Adolescent Brain

February 25, 2009

Why do community-based education and social persuasion programs for promoting healthy lifestyle and preventing chronic disease sometimes fall short of our expectations?

When Prevention Fails: Cross-cultural Considerations from the U.S. and China for Shaping Health Decisions in the Heat of the Adolescent Brain

February 25, 2009

Why do community-based education and social persuasion programs for promoting healthy lifestyle and preventing chronic disease sometimes fall short of our expectations?

Projects

Paying for Performance in the Battle Against Anemia: Pilot Study

ProblemDespite China’s rapid economic development, prevalence rates of iron deficiency anemia among children in China’s poorest rural areas range between 25% and 60% - implying more than 10 million...
English

Political Incentives for Health Improvements: Governance, the GOBI initiative, and the Child Survival Revolution

In partnership with the Center for Health Policy (CHPPCOR) at Stanford, this research initiative brings together medical doctors, health economists, and political scientists seeking to understand...
English

Health Implication of Urbanization, Migration and Obesity in India

January 2020

Urbanization and obesity-related chronic diseases are cited as threats to the future health of India's older citizens.
English

Multimedia

Cognitive Decline and Household Financial Outcomes at Older Ages

May 2017

Video and transcript from the presentation, "Cognitive Decline and Household Financial Outcomes at Older Ages," on April 24, 2017, by Marco Angrisani, an economist at the University of Southern California, followed by discussion led by Kathleen...

From Compression to Expansion of Morbidity: Upcoming Challenges for Healthcare and Long-term Care in China

May 2017

Video and transcript from the presentation, "From Compression to Expansion of Morbidity: Upcoming Challenges for Healthcare and Long-term Care in China," on April 24, 2017, by Bei Lu, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of New South Wales,...