Michael W. Hodin states, "Now that the World Health Organization has stepped up and declared both Alzheimer's and aging populations as defining challenges of our era, it is time for our presidential candidates to also get serious and honest about health policy fit for this century's demographics truths."
Jonathan Cohn writes that the trial over the Affordable Care Act is a weak bid by conservatives to overturn legally what they could not block politically. However, Cohn writes, should it be overturned, it could have very far-reaching consequences.
Speakers: Michael S. Chen and Margaret E. Kurk Presider: Yanzhong Huang
Michael S. Chen, Margaret E. Kurk, and Yanzhong Huang engage in a discussion to see if there is a health care model that is socially desirable, politically acceptable, technologically feasible, and financially sustainable at a time when health care programs struggle with the rising costs, slacking economic growth, globalization of disease, aging populations, and the rise of noncommunicable diseases.
In "Domestic Factors and China's Health Aid Programs in Africa," a chapter in the Center for Strategic and International Studies report, China's Emerging Global Health and Foreign Aid Engagement in Africa, Yanzhong Huang examines the policy dynamics behind China's health aid.
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