Built on the Principles of scientific excellence and reciprocal Collaboration

The Global health research center establishes interdisciplinary, mutually-beneficial collaborative relationships with researchers from china and other low and middle-income countries, and applies the latest research to important health problems.

The Global Health Research Center focuses its efforts in four areas :

Emerging Infectious Diseases

China has seen recent outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), avian influenza, dengue fever, and severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS). They are caused by viruses, and each have a complex etiology requiring interdisciplinary research...

Environmental Health

Following decades of rapid economic growth, environmental risk factors have become a major source of morbidity and mortality in China and other low- and middle-income countries. With improvements in economic status and lessons learned from the environmental policies and...

Health Policy and Systems

The Chinese government has enacted health system reform in recent years to improve access to health care and meet the basic needs of over a billion people spread over a vast and diverse landscape.  As the country transitions to a market economy, the government of...

Non-communicable Diseases

Non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs) have rapidly become the largest health problem facing the world. In China, for example, over 80% of all deaths are caused by NCDs. Prevention and control of NCDs is an urgent global and national public health priority. The NCD...