1. Public-private mix for tuberculosis care and control: a systematic review.

    International Journal of Infectious Diseases 34:20 (2015) PMID 25722284

    Public-private mix (PPM), recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), was introduced to cope with the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic worldwide. In many developing countries, PPM has played a powerful role in TB control, while in others it has failed to meet expectations. Thus we performed a ...
  2. Comparison between peer-led and teacher-led education in tuberculosis prevention in rural middle schools in Chongqing, China.

    Asia-Pacific journal of public health / Asia-Pa... 27(2):NP2101 (2015) PMID 24097927

    The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of tuberculosis (TB) education through a comparison of peer-led and teacher-led methods of education about TB prevention among middle school students in rural Chongqing, China. A preintervention and postintervention questionnaire survey was c...
  3. Tackling challenges of TB/MDRTB in China: concerted actions are imperative.

    Infectious Diseases of Poverty 4:19 (2015) PMID 25908975 PMCID PMC4407541

    China is the second largest TB epidemic with the most number of people infected with multi-drug resistant (MDR). Over the past decade, a large number of TB control projects have been funded by the government of China and international organizations, and epidemic in China has been effectively con...
  4. Systematic review on irrational use of medicines in china and Vietnam.

    PLoS ONE 10(3):e0117710 (2015) PMID 25793497 PMCID PMC4368648

    Irrational use of medicines has been an issue concerned all over the world and the outlooks in developing countries are more severe. This study aimed to assess the different patterns of irrational use of medicines and its influential factors in China and Vietnam. A systematic review was performe...
  5. China's distinctive engagement in global health.

    The Lancet 384(9945):793 (2014) PMID 25176550

    China has made rapid progress in four key domains of global health. China's health aid deploys medical teams, constructs facilities, donates drugs and equipment, trains personnel, and supports malaria control mainly in Africa and Asia. Prompted by the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) out...
  6. China's distinctive engagement in global health.

    The Lancet 384(9945):793 (2014) PMID 25176550

    China has made rapid progress in four key domains of global health. China's health aid deploys medical teams, constructs facilities, donates drugs and equipment, trains personnel, and supports malaria control mainly in Africa and Asia. Prompted by the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) out...
  7. China's distinctive engagement in global health.

    The Lancet 384(9945):793 (2014) PMID 25176550

    China has made rapid progress in four key domains of global health. China's health aid deploys medical teams, constructs facilities, donates drugs and equipment, trains personnel, and supports malaria control mainly in Africa and Asia. Prompted by the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) out...
  8. A community-based approach to non-communicable chronic disease management within a context of advancing universal health coverage in China: progress and challenges.

    BMC Public Health 14 Suppl 2:S2 (2014) PMID 25082410 PMCID PMC4120154

    Paralleled with the rapid socio-economic development and demographic transition, an epidemic of non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs) has emerged in China over the past three decades, resulting in increased disease and economic burdens. Over the past decade, with a political commitment of imp...
  9. A community-based approach to non-communicable chronic disease management within a context of advancing universal health coverage in China: progress and challenges.

    BMC Public Health 14 Suppl 2:S2 (2014) PMID 25082410 PMCID PMC4120154

    Paralleled with the rapid socio-economic development and demographic transition, an epidemic of non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs) has emerged in China over the past three decades, resulting in increased disease and economic burdens. Over the past decade, with a political commitment of imp...
  10. A community-based approach to non-communicable chronic disease management within a context of advancing universal health coverage in China: progress and challenges.

    BMC Public Health 14 Suppl 2:S2 (2014) PMID 25082410 PMCID PMC4120154

    Paralleled with the rapid socio-economic development and demographic transition, an epidemic of non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs) has emerged in China over the past three decades, resulting in increased disease and economic burdens. Over the past decade, with a political commitment of imp...
  11. Equity in access to healthcare among the urban elderly in China: does health insurance matter?

    International Journal of Health Planning and Ma... 29(2):e127 (2014) PMID 25028751

    The aim of this study was to examine if inequity in healthcare among the urban elderly in China has been improved through the implementation of Urban Resident Basic Medical Insurance (URBMI).METHODS AND DATA SOURCE: We used the data from a nationwide household health survey conducted between Dec...
  12. Advancing universal coverage of healthcare in China: translating political will into policy and practice.

    International Journal of Health Planning and Ma... 29(2):160 (2014) PMID 23877959

    China launched its new health system reform plan in 2009 to advance its universal coverage of healthcare, after more than 4 years' consultations and discussions with various stakeholders including the public. This paper aims to introduce and discuss the context and process of China's current hea...
  13. Does perverse economic incentive lead to the irrational uses of medicines?

    Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes R... 13(6):693 (2013) PMID 24219043

  14. Does perverse economic incentive lead to the irrational uses of medicines?

    Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes R... 13(6):693 (2013) PMID 24219043

  15. A mixed-method study of factors associated with differences in caesarean section rates at community level: the case of rural China.

    Midwifery 29(8):911 (2013) PMID 23434022

    to assess population-based caesarean section (CS) rates in rural China and explore determinants and reasons for choosing a CS. cross-sectional study, quantitative and qualitative methods, statistical modelling. two rural counties in Anhui province, China. (a) household survey participants: 2326 ...
  16. A mixed-method study of factors associated with differences in caesarean section rates at community level: The case of rural China

    Midwifery 29(8):911 (2013)

    Objective to assess population-based caesarean section (CS) rates in rural China and explore determinants and reasons for choosing a CS.
  17. Impact of financial and educational interventions on maternity care: results of cluster randomized trials in rural China, CHIMACA.

    Maternal and Child Health Journal 17(2):208 (2013) PMID 22359240

    To report on the design and basic outcomes of three interventions aimed at improving the use and quality of maternity care in rural China: financial interventions, training in clinical skills, and training in health education. Community-based cluster randomized trials were carried out in one cen...
  18. Impact of financial and educational interventions on maternity care: results of cluster randomized trials in rural China, CHIMACA.

    Maternal and Child Health Journal 17(2):208 (2013) PMID 22359240

    To report on the design and basic outcomes of three interventions aimed at improving the use and quality of maternity care in rural China: financial interventions, training in clinical skills, and training in health education. Community-based cluster randomized trials were carried out in one cen...
  19. China's biggest, most neglected health challenge: Non-communicable diseases.

    Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2(1):7 (2013) PMID 23849054 PMCID PMC3710110

    Over the past two decades, international health policies focusing on the fight against the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and those diseases that address maternal and child health problems, among others, have skewed disease...
  20. Factors associated with patient, and diagnostic delays in Chinese TB patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

    BMC Medicine 11:156 (2013) PMID 23819847 PMCID PMC3699418

    Delay in seeking care is a major impediment to effective management of tuberculosis (TB) in China. To elucidate factors that underpin patient and diagnostic delays in TB management, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of factors that are associated with delays in TB care-seeking a...