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Eggleston and colleagues find women facing adversity live longer than men

September 2016

A long line of research has shown that women live longer than men, yet according to Karen Eggleston, director of the Asia Health Policy Program, and four other Stanford health researchers,...

“Doctor Pablo’s” Children in Crisis Initiative creates app to improve child health

June 2016

A Stanford team has created a “nutrition surveillance” app that can help boost nutrition for children in some of the world’s poorest and most remote regions.

Xi'an summit explores China in transition

April 2016

More than fifty experts met in Xi’an, China, for an international academic conference on demographic change and social development last week.

Follow our blog as Paul Wise works in rural Guatemala with malnourished children

March 2016

Follow our blog as Paul Wise and Stanford researchers head to rural Guatemala to work with malnourished children.

An Asian dimension to the Stanford Center for Population Research

November 2010

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and its Asia Health Policy Program have joined with other centers and programs across the university as collaborative partners for the new Stanford...

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."

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...

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...