Village Doctors – July 2014

A lunchtime lecture on 1 July will examine the role of village doctors in primary health care in Central and Western China.

The seminar will be given by Dr Zheng Xie who is a medical sociologist and Lecturer at the Department of Global Health at Peking University Health Science Centre. Dr Zheng has more than 10years of experience in conducting public health research in China and aboard. Her research interests include the evaluation of China`s health system reforms and disease control policies and programs. She has taught undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in these areas as well as quantitative and qualitative research methods. More recently, she has expanded her research collaboration to African countries including Nigeria and Kenya. She has been a consultant for the Ministry of Health in China as well as bilateral and multilateral organisations such as the World Health Organisation, UNAIDS, UK DFID, and AUSAID, and has contributed to the World Health Organization`s Commission of Social Determinants of Health final report of 2008.

  • Topic: The role of village doctors in primary health care: : A mixed-methods study in Central and Western China
  • Speaker: Dr Zheng Zie,Department of Global Health, Peking University Health Science Centre
  • Date: Tuesday 1 July 2014
  • Time: 1.00-2.00pm
  • Location: Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre

The Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre is located on the second floor of the Medical School in Teviot Place (enter by doorway 1 from the Quadrangle).