Meeting with a Research Professor of Economics, lecturer of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health William Hsiao

12 September 2016, 14:44

The Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation invites you to the Discussion Club «Open World» meeting with a Research Professor of Economics, lecturer of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (USA) William Hsiao.

The theme of the meeting is «Healthcare system reforming: the reflection».

During the Discussion Club American professor will tell about the health care system in other countries, principles of medical care in economically advanced countries, the cooperation of the state and the private sector in the provision of health services, express his views on what way should Ukraine move to provide quality health services.

The meeting will take place on Friday, September 16th, at 18:00.

The venue: ART HUB (Ukrinform), Bohdan Khmelnytsky str. 8/16, Kyiv.

The working language of the meeting is English.

Registration for the event is required. Please, follow the link: https://goo.gl/forms/DfubCgyGuKsm1Uso1

FOR YOUR INFORMATION:

William Hsiao is a Research Professor of Economics in Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Global Health and Population, at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. He is also a fully qualified actuary with extensive experience in private and social insurance. Dr. Hsiao’s health economic and policy research program spans across developed and less developed nations.

He is a leading global expert in universal health insurance, which he has studied for more than forty years.

He has been actively engaged in designing health system reforms and universal health insurance programs for many countries, including the USA, Taiwan, China, Colombia, Poland, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Sweden, Cyprus, Uganda and most recently for Malaysia and South Africa. With UNICEF’s support, he collaborates with seven universities in China to conduct a nationwide study on health care financing and provision for the 900 million poor Chinese. With UNICEF’s support, he collaborates with seven universities in China to conduct a nationwide study on health care financing and provision for the 900 million poor Chinese. Hsiao served as an advisor to three US presidents, the US Congress, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, World Health Organization, and International Labor Organization.

He is a recipient of honorary professorships from several leading Chinese universities and several awards from his profession.

Discussion Club «Open World» is an educational project of the «Open Ukraine» Foundation for socially active young people. Its goal is to raise a new generation of responsible leaders. Every month the Foundation holds lectures with renowned experts, politicians and public figures, during which they discuss effective solutions to social problems in Ukraine and the rest of the world.

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