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Pricing the Priceless: Measuring the Value of Healthy Aging

November 2019

The world population is aging faster than ever before and governments must confront the increasing burden of healthcare spending on their economies.

Confronting South Asia’s Diabetes Epidemic

May 2019

Type 2 diabetes has become a major public health problem in South Asia in recent decades.

Asia Health Policy Program Assembles Conferences in Beijing on Healthy Aging and Primary Care

August 2018

In the summer of 2018, the Asia Health Policy Program (AHPP) at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (co)hosted two conferences in Beijing.

Asia Health Policy Program holds trans-Asian conference on diabetes in Beijing

May 2017

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center hosted the Net Value in Diabetes Management Workshop in March to discuss progress on an international research...

Non-communicable disease could cost $47 trillion by 2030

March 2017

Non-communicable diseases such as heart and respiratory disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes are now responsible for some two-thirds of premature deaths around the world.

Health economists press for chronic disease as top agenda item

March 2016

Nearly 100 health economists from across the United States signed a pledge urging U.S. presidential candidates to make chronic disease a policy priority.

Karen Eggleston coedits special issue on China-India population ageing

February 2015

A rapidly aging population poses serious challenges for many countries around the world, particularly in Asia, home to the most populous countries.

There is no food security without health and nutrition

October 2012

Expanding food production and even alleviating poverty does not guarantee food security, health and nutrition.

Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert on disconnect between child and adult obesity

July 2012

A recent study by Stanford Health Policy's Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, and colleagues at the School of Medicine showed that targeting obesity prevention to small children who are overweight might not...

Owens appointed to national task force

February 2012

The CHP/PCOR director has been appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a group that develops national guidelines for preventive services.

Cambodia's successful battle against HIV/AIDS

November 2011

When Siyan Yi was a medical student in Cambodia 12 years ago, he volunteered with a collaborative government-NGO project to provide young women at high risk for HIV/AIDS -- the victims of sexual...

Innovative student research focusing on the Asia-Pacific region

May 2011

As an undergraduate student majoring in East Asian studies, Crystal Zheng spent two summers conducting extensive HIV/AIDS-related field research in China's Yunnan province and Shenzhen special...

Aging Asia now available

January 2011

In conjunction with its launch of a three-year research initiative to study the effects of demographic change in Asia, the Walter H.

President is blocking vital stem cell research

March 2004

Op-ed by David Baltimore, Paul Berg, Donald Kennedy, and Irv Weissman

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Portrait of Karen Eggleston Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Susan M. Frayne Associate Professor, Medicine
Wasin Laohavinij Visiting Scholar at APARC