Controlling Medicare Cost Growth through Innovations in Provider Payment and Service Delivery

Global Health Systems Series As countries seek to improve the way their health systems function, international approaches to reform serve as an important source of lessons for achieving outcomes and avoiding pitfalls. The China Health Partnership invites leading experts to discuss the successes and failures of worldwide health systems to promote mutual learning in support of health reform efforts in China and the broader global community. Event Description For each…

Fixing the Underlying Problems of the Broken American Health System (English)

***This event was hosted in English on April 1, 2021. It was held as an encore event due to the overwhelming response generated by the Chinese-language event previously held on March 9, 2021.*** Global Health Systems Series As countries seek to improve the way their health systems function, international approaches to reform serve as an important source of lessons for achieving outcomes and avoiding pitfalls. The China Health Partnership invites…

Global Health Systems: Fixing the Underlying Problems of the Broken American Health System (Chinese)

***This event was hosted in Chinese on March 9, 2021; a link to the event recording can be found in the “Resources” section below. More information about the English-language encore event held on April 1, 2021 is available here.*** Global Health Systems Series As countries seek to improve the way their health systems function, international approaches to reform serve as an important source of lessons for achieving outcomes and avoiding…

China and the World in the Post-COVID-19 Era

The Harvard China Health Partnership and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies co-organized a forum with Wuhan University on November 11, 2020 entitled “China and the World in the Post-COVID-19 Era.” Organized in two sessions underscoring the pandemic’s lingering effects on public health and the global economy, the event drew 300 people attending in-person, over 100 members of the international community attending on-line, and over 170,000 attending on-line from China.…

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Mental Health in China, India, and United States

What are the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health for patients, families, and practitioners in the world’s three largest countries–China, India and the United States? Panelists shared experience and current research addressing these questions while also reflecting on the challenges of their countries’ mental health care systems in providing care for mental health patients. Speakers Moderator: Arthur Kleinman, Professor of Medical Anthropology, Department of Global Health and Social…

Impact of COVID-19 on Maternal and Child Health in China and Its Global Lessons

What can we learn from China’s experience in managing maternal and child care during the COVID-19 pandemic? Join us for a discussion of recent experience, global lessons, and potential areas for China-U.S. collaboration. Speaker: Professor Jie QIAO, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Director of Peking University Third Hospital. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Qiao lead the Hubei medical aid team of Peking University which was responsible for critical and…

COVID-19 and Its Impact on China’s Economy

COVID-19 has caused catastrophic economic, social and psychological costs that have far-reaching implications on human welfare. This webinar examined the effects of COVID-19 on the economy of China, the first country hit by COVID-19 and the first major economy that is gradually re-opening. Speakers Moderator and Commentator: Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University; Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton; Director of the…

COVID-19 and Telemedicine: Experience from China, India, and the United States

In many countries, telemedicine is playing an important role in COVID-19 pandemic response and may have an increased role in non-COVID-19 service delivery going forward. Join us for a webinar discussion of telemedicine in the three largest countries of the world–China, India, and the United States. Panelists will discuss the policies around insurance coverage, pricing, and quality of telemedicine and the role that telemedicine may have in the regular health…

Modeling COVID-19 Pandemic: Resources, Methodology and Applications (Featuring Prof. Winnie Yip)

Background Since the emergence of COVID-19 and its rapid global spread, various epidemic simulation prediction models have sprung up. “Resources for COVID-19 Study” is a series of webinars sponsored by the China Data Lab project with these objectives: (1) to provide data support for the spatial study of COVID-19 at local, regional and global levels with information collected and integrated from different sources; (2) to facilitate quantitative research on spatial…

COVID-19: Reopening Public Health and the Economy

As global economies gradually reopen, how are governments balancing economic recovery with concerns for public health? This event brought together scholars from economics, public health, and political science to discuss how different regions of the globe are approaching the complex demands of reopening. Speakers: Joseph Allen, Assistant Professor of Exposure Assessment Science, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health  Addressed keeping people safe at work focusing…