© 2019

Introduction to Public Health in China

  • Liming Li
  • Qingwu Jiang

Part of the Public Health in China book series (PUBHECH, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Liming Li, Qingwu Jiang
    Pages 1-12
  3. Jinling Tang, Fei Yan, Liming Li
    Pages 13-44
  4. Liming Li, Guangcai Duan, Haichao Lei, Xiaodong Tan, Chun Chang, Weiyan Jian
    Pages 45-62
  5. Liming Li, Xiaosong Li, Bo Wang
    Pages 63-68
  6. Liming Li, Yu Jiang, Jun Lv
    Pages 69-71
  7. Liming Li, Hui Liu
    Pages 73-80
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 81-81

About this book


This book introduces China’s public health work in detail, including its scope and characteristics, its history and evolution, its achievements and experience, the guiding principles for health development, health service system, public health education as well as science and technology of public health.

In this book, opportunities and challenges of China’s public health are also presented, along with the prospects of future development. Over the sixty years, China has made remarkable achievements in the areas such as the national immunization program, maternal and child health, disease surveillance, the establishment of a public health information system and its application, as well as the improvement of people’s health, with tremendous experience and best practices being accumulated. In the new era, China starts a new journey towards building Healthy China, which is of great significance for the country’s public health development. The international community will have a better understanding of the history and current situation of China’s public health, as well as its achievements and contributions made to date, from reading this book.


China Public Health history current situation achievements experience

Editors and affiliations

  • Liming Li
    • 1
  • Qingwu Jiang
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Epidemiology, School of Public HealthPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Public HealthFudan UniversityShanghaiChina

About the editors

Liming Li is the professor at School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China. He is also the editor for the book series Public Health in China. Qingwu Jiang is the professor at School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Introduction to Public Health in China
  • Editors Liming Li
    Qingwu Jiang
  • Series Title Public Health in China
  • Series Abbreviated Title Public Health in China
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and People's Medical Publishing House, PR of China 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-13-6544-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-6547-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-13-6545-4
  • Series ISSN 2520-8365
  • Series E-ISSN 2520-8373
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 81
  • Number of Illustrations 4 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Public Health
  • Buy this book on publisher's site