Public Health Challenges in Contemporary China

An Interdisciplinary Perspective

  • MD. Nazrul Islam

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. M. N. Islam
    Pages 1-8
  3. Mildred S. Yang
    Pages 25-42
  4. Xiaoying Zheng, Lihua Pang, Gong Chen, Chengli Huang, Lan Liu, Lei Zhang
    Pages 43-53
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 119-122

About this book


This book addresses contemporary public health challenges in China from an interdisciplinary perspective. These challenges include health service system, population ageing, food safety, substance abuse and its prevention and treatment, Buddhist delivery of elderly care, the development of professional healthcare social work, and the integration of Chinese Medicine in public health. The book brings together top-notch scholars, academics and professionals in each of these research areas to explore and reveal the complex and challenging task of addressing health-related issues in China.

Md. Nazrul Islam is Assistant Professor at the United International College, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University, Zhuhai, China. He teaches courses on Sociology and Public Health and do research on Ayurveda and Chinese Herbal Medicine.


Chinese Medicine Delivery of Eldercare Health Service System Healthcare Social Work Population Ageing on Health Public Health Substance Abuse

Editors and affiliations

  • MD. Nazrul Islam
    • 1
  1. 1.United International College, General Education OfficeBeijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist UniversityZhuhaiChina

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47752-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47753-3
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