Globalization and its accelerating cross-border flows of people and goods have created strong linkages between global health and migration.
Between 2016 and 2018, Jennifer Huang Bouey of Georgetown University and Cheng Feng of Tsinghua University convened a group of leading U.S. and Chinese scholars for dialogue and research around key academic and policy issues relating to pandemic preparedness, the cross-national movement of peoples, and challenges they pose for national health systems. The group met several times in Washington, DC, Beijing, and Guangzhou, engaging scholars, students, and state and local policymakers, as well as the general public, through their meetings, public events, and site visits. Learn more about the group's members and their work in the sections below, and view a select list of their academic publications.
The U.S.-China Research Group on Global Health and Migration, convened by Dr. Jennifer Bouey of Georgetown University in collaboration with Dr. Cheng Feng of Tsinghua University, held its fourth and final meeting on May 14 and 15, 2018.
Over the past decades, migrants around the world continue to risk their lives to cross borders through land or sea routes in an effort to escape economic disparities, violent conflicts, and natural disasters. Emerging threats for pandemics, such as Ebola, MERS, Zika virus, and influenza virus also…
May 14, 2018
Duration: 55 minutes
May 14, 2018
Duration: 26 minutes
May 14, 2018
Duration: 40 minutes
February 5, 2020
This testimony was published by the Rand Corporation following Jennifer Bouey’s presentation before the United States House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation about the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This work is partially based on…
January 28, 2020
July 31, 2019
January 18, 2018
May 7, 2018
What are some of the challenges the United States and China face in addressing pandemics and global migration? In these blog posts, participants in the initiative's faculty research group on global health discuss three main areas: international migrants and refugees and their healthcare services…
Professor Jennifer Bouey, Georgetown University | May 11, 2018
Professor Michael Stoto, Georgetown University | May 10, 2018
March 10, 2017
What are the most urgent issues in global health that are influenced by changing migration patterns? In these blog posts, participants in the initiative's faculty research group on global health offer their thoughts on the myriad issues presented by shifting migration patterns and examine some…
Professor Elanah Uretsky, George Washington University | March 10, 2017
Professor Feng Cheng, Tsinghua University | March 10, 2017