Past event

Invitation Only

Health and Demography in Russia and China

Chatham House, London

Centre on Global Health Security, Asia Programme, Russia and Eurasia Programme


Dr Elena Potapchik, New Economic School, Moscow
Dr Gerald Bloom, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
Martin Bobak, University College London
Dr Therese Hesketh, Centre for International Health and Development, University College London
Tim Heleniak, University of Maryland
Professor Wolfgang Lutz, Leader, World Population Programme, Institute of Applied Systems Alliance
Dr Christopher Davis, University of Oxford
Professor Shi Guang, Director, Department of Health Policy Research, Ministry of Health, PRC


The event aims to provide a comparative analysis of health reform and demographic trends in Russia and China, and the impact this has on domestic policy and international relations.

The seminar will focus on:

  • Comparative Analysis of Health in Russia and China
  • Lifestyles, Illness, and Potential Threats to Global Health in Russia and China
  • Recent and Future Demographic Changes in Russia and China
  • Implications for Foreign Policy and International Co-operation of Demographic and Health Changes in Russia and China

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

This seminar is jointly organized and sponsored by the Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House; the Centre for East European Language-Based Area Studies (CEELBAS) and the British Inter-University China Centre (BICC).