Third EU-China Health Forum held in Brussels

The 2019 Forum on June 28th,  focused on innovation and initiating research exchanges in reproductive health and population growth.
The first EU-China Health Forum started back in 2017,  to share expertise, strengthen existing programmes and identify new collaborations. This 3rd EU-China Health Forum was co-organised by Ghent University, Tsinghua University, the National Research Institute for Family Planning and the China Family Planning Association and brought together participants from Belgian and Chinese academic institutes. Dr. Xiaolin Guo, Counsellor for Science & Technology Affairs of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the Kingdom of Belgium gave a keynote speech and Prof. Wei-Hong Zhang chaired the forum. Prof. Ines Keygnaert presented the first results of the UN-MENAMAIS study on sexual health and violence among older adults in Belgium. The 4th EU-China Health Forum will be held in China in 2020.