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Much is made in the Western media of the growing global political and economic importance of China and India.  There is also much commentary about personal rights, financial inequalities and social dissidence.

International and local experts in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) converged on Xi’an in Shaanxi Province, China, last week for the Fourth Annual Chronic Disease Forum for the Prevention and Management of Chronic Diseases and a Health Policy Roundtable.

Lijing L. Yan joined the George Institute in 2009 because she wanted to help improve the health of people across the globe and to work with decision makers to really drive change to health practices and policy.

Professor Yan is currently the Director of the China International Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Deputy Director of the George Institute China affiliated with the Peking University Health Science Center.

Lijing L. Yan joined the George Institute in 2009 because she wanted to help improve the health of people across the globe and to work with decision makers to really drive change to health practices and policy. Professor Yan is currently the Director of the China International Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Deputy Director of the George Institute China affiliated with the Peking University Health Science Center.

At the 4th Annual Chronic Disease Forum the Prevention and Management of Chronic Diseases and Health Policy Roundtable held in Xi’an May 24-25, the issue of tobacco consumption in China was a dominant feature in panel discussions with local and international experts.

Professor Stephen MacMahon, Principal Director of the George Institute for Global  Health, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on May 29 with Ren Jinyang, President and Secretary General of the Guanghua Foundation, forming a solid foundation for future collaboration and friendship during the auspicious Year of the Dragon.

Event
Friday, 25 May, 2012 - 16:45

Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China

The China International Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and The George Institute for Global Health, China held a series of training sessions at the School of Public Health at Xi’an Jiaotong University as part of the 4th Annual Chronic Disease Forum the Prevention and Management of Chronic Diseases and the Health Policy Roundtable.

Non-communicable diseases claim 36 million lives annually and are preventable. This week in China local and international experts in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will convene on Thursday and Friday, May 24 and 25, in the historical city of Xi’an in Shaanxi Province, China, to discuss public health solutions and advise doctors, hospitals, and governments on strategies to prevent and control chronic disease in China.

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