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31 May 2015

Kunshan, May 30, 2015 – Duke Kunshan University held a two-day forum themed on "reform of chronic non-communicable diseases and the Chinese medical system" on May 29 - 30 in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China. 

27 May 2015

May 21, Duke Kunshan University (DKU) researchers’ article was published as a commentary in response to an international study on temperature and mortality in the latest issue of The Lancet.

15 Mar 2015

The Chinese Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CCUGH) held its first annual conference at Peking University Health Science Center on March 14th-15th, 2015. 

30 Jan 2015

January 30, Kunshan – Dr. Li-Qun Xu, Chief Scientist of China Mobile Research Institute paid a visit to Duke Kunshan University (DKU). Dr. Xu met with DKU’s senior leaders and a global health research team to explore future collaboration opportunities between DKU and China Mobile on leveraging mobile technologies to prevent non-communicable diseases (NCDs). 

25 Jan 2015

January 8, Kunshan - Dr. Maria Rendon, the development counselor of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) visited Duke Kunshan University (DKU) and gave a talk on the agency’s global health strategy and priorities. Dr. Maria Rendon has been the Development Counselor in Beijing since August 2012. 

20 Dec 2014

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) has been selected by the Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (APO) as a Research Hub for health policy and system research. The APO is hosted in WHO’S Western Pacific Regional Office. 

26 Nov 2014

Global health leaders from around the world gathered for the Third second Global Health Institutional Partnership Network Meeting held by Fudan University, Duke Kunshan University and Duke Global Health institute last week in Kunshan, where Duke Kunshan University is located. 

16 Oct 2014

DKU GHRC director Shenglan Tang surveys China’s health insurance schemes and proposes an array of reforms in a new policy memorandum by The Paulson Institute.

08 Oct 2014

The Global Health Research Center of DKU has recently been commissioned by the Center of Health Statistics and Information of the National Health and Family Planning Commission to undertake a survey in Jiangsu Province to understand the pattern of health service use for Chinese residents.