Colloquium on Future Directions for Health Care Reform in China by y361eROe


									                        COLLOQUIUM ON FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR
                          HEALTH CARE REFORM IN CHINA
                    Seminar Room 8 -St Anne’s College, Oxford - Saturday March 1st 2008
               Sponsored by the Contemporary China Programme and Department of Public Health,
                                             University of Oxford

Morning Session: Chair: Albert Park, Reader in the Economy of China, University of Oxford

10:30     Welcoming Remarks
          Prof. Vivienne Shue, Leverhulme Professor of Contemporary China and Director of the
          Contemporary China Programme, University of Oxford

10:45     Chinese Health Care Reform: the Good and the Bad
          Prof. William Hsiao, K.T. Li Professor of Economics, Department of Health Policy and
          Management, School of Public Health, Harvard University

11:30     Discussant Comments
          Ann Mills, Professor of Health Economics and Policy and Head of the Department of Public
          Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

11:45     Discussant Comments
          Peter Smith, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Health Economics,
          University of York

12:00     Open discussion

12:45     Break for lunch

Afternoon Session: Chair: Harold Jaffe, Professor of Public Health and Head of the Department of Public
Health, University of Oxford

2:15      Reforming Health Care Finance in China
          Dr. Adam Wagstaff, Lead Economist, Development Research Group and Human Development
          Unit, East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank

3:00      Discussant Comments
          Winnie Yip, Senior Health Economist, Health Economics Research Center, Department of
          Public Health, University of Oxford

3:15      Discussant Comments
          Christine Wong, Senior Research Fellow, Contemporary China Programme and Said Business
          School, University of Oxford

3:30      Open discussion

4:15      Break

4:35      Closing roundtable

5:00      Conclude

                       Organizers: Albert Park, Christine Wong and Winnie Yip

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