The Nottingham Confucius Institute

Sino-UK Health Forum:

Health-Care Reform in China: Past, Present and Future 

10-11 May 2019

As 2019 is the tenth anniversary of health-care reform plan unveiled in 2009, it is important for the academic community to evaluate the progress of health-care reform in China. In particular, there is a widespread public concern over whether the health care system in China can cope with a host of challenging issues arising from the increasing burden of non-communicable disease and population ageing.

This two-day conference is organised by the School of Economics and the Centre for Health Economics at University of Nottingham Ningbo China with support from Nottingham Confucius Institute and its Ningbo Branch.   


The deadline for submitting research article abstracts is March 31, 2019. The organising committee will select 36 papers for an oral presentation at the concurrent sessions (on May 11). The duration of each concurrent session is 90 minutes and each session will have three presentations by authors and comments by three discussants. No poster presentation will be accepted. The abstracts (in English) should be sent to the following email address: 

Papers presented at the Forum are encouraged (but not required) to be submitted to the proposed special issue of China Economic Review under the standard review process.


The Deadline of REGISTRATION: April 30, 2019. No registration fee is required for the selected paper presenters.


University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China



Standard registration fee (tbc), including registration, lunch and refreshments on both days and conference dinner

Register online (open soon)


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