China: Research Collaboration

Title: Research Collaboration with Nanjing Youdian University
Grant Period: 2013-2014

As an outgrowth of consultations regarding drug treatment programs in southwest China, NPF provided technical assistance to the Nanjing College for Population Program Management (NCPPM), a unit of Nanjing Youdian University, to analyze and publish results of their research in international scientific journals.

The main focus of this research was the health of middle-aged women in rural China, a huge but largely forgotten group that has made great contributions to China’s successful development and family planning efforts. This included a training workshop in China for university faculty in October 2013 and subsequent collaboration on manuscripts.

To date, two of these manuscripts have been published: