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Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives

May 2018

*/ A favorite icon for cigarette manufacturers across China since the mid-twentieth century has been the panda, with factories from Shanghai to Sichuan using cuddly cliché to market tobacco...

Tuberculosis Detection and the Challenges of Integrated Care in Rural China: A Cross-sectional Standardized Patient Study

October 2017

Despite recent reductions in prevalence, China still faces a substantial tuberculosis (TB) burden, with future progress dependent on the ability of rural providers to appropriately detect and refer...

The Educational Gradient in Health in China

May 2017

It has been well established that better educated individuals enjoy better health and longevity.

Population Policy, Fertility Decline, and Sex Selection: New Evidence from China under Mao

April 2017

Municipal Water Disinfection and Mortality Decline in Developing Countries: Evidence from Mexico’s Programa Agua Limpia

March 2017

Historically, improvements in the quality of municipal drinking water made important contributions to mortality decline in wealthy countries.

Patient Copayments, Provider Incentives and Income Effects: Theory and Evidence from the Essential Medications List under China’s 2009 Healthcare Reform

March 2017

Expanding access through insurance expansion can increase health‐care utilization through moral hazard.

Health Insurance and Chronic Disease Control: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Hypertension in Rural China

February 2017

"Health Insurance and Chronic Disease Control: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Hypertension in Rural China" is a chapter within the volume China's Healthcare System and Reform.

The Epidemiologic Challenge to the Conduct of Just War: Confronting Indirect Civilian Casualties of War

January 2017

Most civilian casualties in war are not the result of direct exposure to bombs and bullets; they are due to the destruction of the essentials of daily living, including food, water, shelter, and...

Sources of variation in under-5 mortality across sub-Saharan Africa: a spatial analysis

October 2016

The ongoing decline in under-5 mortality ranks among the most significant public and population health successes of the past 30 years.

Association of a Bundled-Payment Program With Cost and Outcomes in Full-Cycle Breast Cancer Care

October 2016

Importance:Value-driven payment system reform is a potential tool for aligning economic incentives with the improvement of quality and efficiency of health care and containment of cost.

The weaker sex? Vulnerable men and women's resilience to socio-economic disadvantage

September 2016

Sex differences in mortality vary over time and place as a function of social, health, and medical circumstances.

Abstinence Funding Was Not Associated with Reductions in HIV Risk Behavior in Sub-Saharan Africa

May 2016

The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has been the largest funder of abstinence and faithfulness programming in sub-Saharan Africa, with a cumulative investment of over US $1.4...

The Economics of Women’s Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Life Cycle Approach

April 2016

This chapter highlights evidence that links women’s health challenges in LMICs to economics at every stage of life.

Improving the global health workforce crisis: an evaluation of Global Health Corps

November 2015

Efforts to address the global healthcare workforce crisis focus heavily on traditional service providers such as physicians and nurses.

Why highly polluting methods are used to manufacture bricks in Bangladesh

October 2015

Abstract: Brick kilns in Bangladesh use inefficient coal burning technology that generates substantial air pollution.

Health Aid Is Allocated Efficiently, But Not Optimally: Insights From A Review Of Cost-Effectiveness Studies

July 2015

Development assistance from high-income countries to the health sectors of low- and middle-income countries (health aid) is an important source of funding for health in low- and middle-income...

Searching for Public Health Law’s Sweet Spot: The Regulation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

July 2015

David Studdert and colleagues explore how to balance public health, individual freedom, and good government when it comes to sugar-sweetened drinks.

Income Shocks and HIV in Africa

June 2015

We examine how variation in local economic conditions has shaped the AIDS epidemic in Africa.

The Stanford-India Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) Study: Early Findings

September 2014

Energy and resource efficiency as a unifying principle for human, environmental and global health

December 2013

Girls' education and HIV risk: Evidence from Uganda

June 2013

Uganda is widely viewed as a public health success for curtailing its HIV/AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.

The Increasingly Compelling Moral Responsibilities of Life Scientists

March 2013

First paragraph of article:Many of my colleagues and fellow investigators in the life sciences were surprised in late 2011 to hear about the deliberate laboratory manipulation of highly pathogenic...

HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

December 2012

Context  The effect of global health initiatives on population health is uncertain.

HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

December 2012

Context  The effect of global health initiatives on population health is uncertain.