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Jie Qiao – Impact of COVID-19 on Maternal and Child Health in China and Its Global Lessons
November 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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Speaker: Jie Qiao, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Director of Peking University Third Hospital
Michelle Williams, Dean, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Ana Langer, Professor of the Practice of Public Health and Coordinator of the Dean’s Special Initiative on Women and Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Winnie Yip, Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and Economics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Harvard China Health Partnership; Acting Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
What can we learn from China’s experience in managing maternal and child care during the COVID-19 pandemic? Join us for a discussion of recent experience, global lessons, and potential areas for China-U.S. collaboration.
Jie Qiao is Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Director of Peking University Third Hospital. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Qiao lead the Hubei medical aid team of Peking University which was responsible for critical and maternal care, and as early as February 2020, she wrote in The Lancet about the impact of COVID-19 on maternal and neonatal health (read here). Her own research focuses on the molecular mechanism of human gametogenesis and embryo development, infertility pathology and clinical treatments, the protection and preservation of female fertility, as well as developing new pre-implantation diagnosis methods. She has led teams to achieve a number of technical and theoretical breakthroughs in the systematic study of human embryonic development and has made many landmark contributions to the development of reproductive medicine.
This event is presented by the Harvard China Health Partnership as part of the ongoing series, China and Global Experience with COVID-19, and is co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.
Presented via Zoom Webinar
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