Children's health

Scholarly Publications

Conditional Cash Transfers, Uptake of Maternal and Child Health Services, and Health Outcomes in Western Rural China

August 2020

Background: Empirical evidence suggests that the uptake of maternal and child health (MCH) services is still low in poor rural areas of China.

Anxiety in Rural Chinese Children and Adolescents: 3 Comparisons across Provinces and among Subgroups

September 2018

China’s competitive education system has produced notably high learning outcomes, but they may be costly. One potential cost is high levels of anxiety.

Parental Migration and Left-Behind Children's Depressive Symptoms: Estimation Based on a Nationally-Representative Panel Dataset

May 2018

China’s rapid urbanization in the past several decades have been accompanied by rural labor migration.

News

Journal of East China Normal University: Q&A with Scott Rozelle and James Heckman

May 2019

Early Childhood Development Takes Center Stage in China: Questions & Answer with Scott Rozelle and James Heckman 【编者按】2018年11月17日,詹姆斯·赫克曼(James J.

Students in the Field: Q&A with Laura Jonsson

April 2019

Laura Jonsson is a Stanford undergraduate student, Class of 2020, majoring in human biology and hoping to minor in education and Middle Eastern literature, languages, and cultural.   As a REAP...

Reducing tapeworm infection could improve academic performance, reduce poverty, Stanford research suggests

May 2018

A Stanford-led study in China has revealed for the first time high levels of a potentially fatal tapeworm infection among school-age children.

Projects

Vision Care Training Materials

  During our Seeing Is Learning Program, we have used a number of instructional materials to inform children, caregivers, and teachers about vision problems and the importance of seeking vision...
English

Role of Teachers in Boosting Eyeglasses Wear

Teachers are often the crucial link Overcoming children’s hesitancy to wear glasses is a major challenge in moving forward toward a national vision care plan.
English

What About Eye Exercises?

   A common misconception among parents, teachers, and school administrators is that eye exercises (yan bao jian cao) protect vision and slow the progression of myopia.
English

Multimedia

Healthy Future: Breastfeeding Tutorial in English

April 2019

Video Production Credit: Digital MEdIC Program of the Center for Health Education and Stanford Medicine, Stanford UniversityThis video was created by the Digital MEdIC Program at Stanford University as part of a series of videos that highlight the...

Healthy Future: Breastfeeding Tutorial in Chinese

April 2019

Video Production Credit: Digital MEdIC Program of the Center for Health Education and Stanford Medicine, Stanford UniversityThis video was created by the Digital MEdIC Program and the Rural Education Action Program at Stanford University to train...

Nourishing the Future: Nutrition for China's Rural Babies

July 2014

Learn how the REAP team tested the cognitive and motor development of 2,000 rural Chinese babies.

People

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