China’s Environmental Health Crisis: Politics and Challenges | Young China Watchers, NYC

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by Project Pengyou on June 4th, 2015   428 views

When and Where

  • 04/06/2015
    6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Betterment
    61 West 23rd Street (btw. 5th and 6th Avs)
    New York
    United States
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China's Environmental Health Crisis: Politics and Challenges | Young China Watchers, NYC

Event Details

***RSVP REQUIRED*** Young China Watchers New York is delighted to invite you to a talk by Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations. We will discuss China’s growing environmental health crisis and the politics and challenges that surround it. Mr Huang will speak for around 20 minutes, followed by a Q&A session. Drinks and networking will precede the speaker.

China’s Environmental Health Crisis: Politics and Challenges
with Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations

Thursday June 4, 2015, 6:15PM
Hosted by Betterment
61 West 23rd St [btw 5th and 6th Ave]

[6:15 pm] Arrivals and drinks [6:45pm] Event begins


Yanzhong Huang is a senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he directs the Global Health Governance Roundtable. He is also an associate professor and director for global health studies at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University, where he developed the first academic concentration among U.S. professional schools of international affairs that explicitly addresses the security and foreign policy aspects of health issues. He is the founding editor of Global Health GovernanceThe Scholarly Journal for the New Health Security Paradigm.

Mr Huang has written extensively on global health governance, health diplomacy and health security, and public health in China and East Asia. His book Governing Health in Contemporary China (Routledge, 2013) looks at health care reform, government ability to address disease outbreaks, and food and drug safety in China.


Young China Watchers is a dynamic group of China-focused young professionals. Through regular roundtables and talks with senior figures in the China policy and business communities, it provides a chance for engaged individuals to interact and discuss the most pressing issues emerging from China today. It aims to build a global network, fostering the next generation of China thought-leaders.


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