A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Health Issues in China
Davina Ling discusses health inequalities and health insurance in the young and old population in China
Davina Ling, Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of the Economics of Aging and Health, California State University presented Health Issues in China in March 2006 at the USC School of Social Work colloquim series.
She analyzes income and health inequalities, economic reform, and health insurance across the population. Ling also looks at Chinese adolescents and the roles of parental health and economics and discusses the health safety nets and the liberalization of health care markets.