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Q&A: Ingrid Yin on China’s healthcare industry and new medical technologies

Ingrid Yin is the co-founder and portfolio manager of MayTech Global Investments, a New York–based firm that specializes in…

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China’s CDC director: ‘Please don’t lose confidence in Chinese-made vaccines’

Following a string of high-profile vaccine scandals in recent years, Gāo Fú 高福, the director of the Chinese Center…

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Baidu threatens to sue a journalist for mentioning its past scandals

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has come under intense fire after threatening a prominent Chinese journalist with legal action…

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The quiet wave of corporations funding Chinese healthcare startups

“Trade war and censors blow chill wind through China’s giant tech scene,” reads this Reuters headline from last month….

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Sinica Podcast: Matthew Kohrman on China’s unyielding tobacco industry

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live: Listen to it now! This week on the Sinica Podcast, Kaiser and…

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China’s continued food and drug quality problems

As Chinese products gain prominence and are integrated into the global supply chain, quality assurances for products from the…

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The next Chinese behemoths: Healthcare companies

In October last year, China’s State Council announced…

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NEXT CHINA: A conversation with Roberta Lipson on Chinese healthcare

We spoke with Roberta Lipson, CEO of Chindex and Beijing Family United — the largest hospital chain in China…

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What we don’t talk about when we talk about cancer

The Financial Times (paywall) reports that in contemporary China, it’s common…

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First mental health-focused company goes public in China

In China, mental health issues are poorly understood and often stigmatized…

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What ails China’s healthcare system? Roberta Lipson has a detailed diagnosis

Roberta Lipson is one of the most successful foreign entrepreneurs in China of the last three decades. In…

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Cadmium poison in a battery-making town

Caixin has published an exposé (paywall) on Xinxiang, a town in central Henan Province that once…

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China’s reproductive health market worth $15 billion?

China’s market for in vitro fertilization (IVF) was worth $670 million in 2016 and is expected to increase…

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‘Nobody talked about the disease’ — breast cancer in China

SHANGHAI — When Xu Zhizhen 徐志珍 (pictured above) was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1985, she knew next to…

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Chinese cosmocrats — from mission control to the governor’s office

  Rocket men for the government During the first 30 years of “reform and opening up” (1978–2008), China’s government was…

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