VI. Main Activities
Fudan University Global Health Institute (FGHI) was established in December 2012. FGHI’s mission is to prepare students for life in a globalized society through inter-professional training and education; to have impact on local and global population health through collaborative research; to influence global health policy through global reach and engagement. The Institute has carried out a number of international cooperation projects with research partners including academic institutes not only from United Kingdom and other OECD countries, but also from LMICs in Asia. FGHI has hosted and co-organized many international seminars, workshops and training courses in the last few years. These activities help the institute to disseminate new knowledge generated from maternal and child health related research.
Dr. Qian Xu is a professor and the Chair of Department of Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health in the School of Public Health of Fudan University. She is also the founding director of the Fudan Global Health Institute. She is the Vice Chair of the Women's Health Care Association of the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association. Prof. Qian is also a member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group (STAG) of the Department of Reproductive Health and Research of WHO Her main research areas cover safe motherhood program evaluation, women’s reproductive health and care, maternal health policy and system research, etc.
University of Manchester, UK; Duke Global Health Institute, USA; Peking University School of Public Health; Hanoi School of Public Health, Vietnam; National Institute of Public Health, Lao PDR; School of Public Health, University of Ghana; Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Distill lessons from China’s policy development and implementation in the promotion of maternal and infant health and child nutrition, explore dissemination strategies and develop country-specific proposals for other LMICs to improve maternal and infant health and child nutrition. During the knowledge generation and dissemination process, the institutional research and dissemination capacity are expected to be improved and institutional partnerships are to be further promoted.
From Jan. 2014 to Dec. 2015 .
Review the development and evolution process of China’s ‘Two National Plans of Action’; distill lessons from China’s policy development and implementation in promoting maternal and infant health and child nutrition; explore appropriate dissemination strategies and develop country-specific proposals for other LMICs in order to improve maternal and infant health and child nutrition.
Research results of experience and application of maternal and child health care in China, including reports, published papers and reviews, publications and improved capacity of researchers.