Ms Wei-Hong Zhang
Wei-Hong ZHANG (MD, MPH, PhD, Postdoctoral of University of Oxford), is Professor and supervisor of PhD and Postdoctoral of Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Ghent (UG). She has been settled in 1991 in Belgium where she got two maters diplomats and a PhD in the public health followed by Postdoctoral research at University of Oxford. She has long-standing experience in coordinating international projects, particularly EU-funded projects in Europe and in China in the field of Public Health. To date, she has supervised more than 20 PhD or postdoctoral research projects. Holding the position of adjunct professor at several Chinese universities including Chongqing Medical University; National Research Institution for Family Planning; Tsinghua University; Tongji University School of Medicine and adjunct associate professor at Tulane University, USA and visiting professor at Aga Khan university in Nairobi. Advisor of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of China, Expert of “Overseas Academicians and Experts Beijing workstation” and awarded as “10 leading Chinese Talents on the Science and Technology in Europe 2019” and Expert of European Commission under HORIZON 2020 in the field Public Health. She is also academic coordinator of East Asia platform of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science and members of the steering committee East Asia Platform of Ghent University.
Publications of Wei-Hong2023 Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding control measures on long-term care facilities : a systematic review and meta-analysis
Yushan Yu, Wei-Hong Zhang2023 The factor structure and measurement invariance of the coping inventory for stressful situations in a sexual minority population
Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Older European adults and access to healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic
Yushan Yu, Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Perceived availability of home- and community-based services and self-reported depression among Chinese older adults : a cross-sectional study
Yushan Yu, Wei-Hong Zhang2022 The challenges faced by nursing homes during the early COVID-19 outbreak
Katrina Perehudoff, Wei-Hong Zhang2022 The International Sexual Health And REproductive Health during COVID-19 (I-SHARE) study : a multicountry analysis of adults from 30 countries prior to and during the initial coronavirus disease 2019 wave
Kristien Michielsen, Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Coping with minority stress in romantic relationships among lesbian, gay and bisexual people
Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Dietary zinc, copper, and selenium intake and high-risk human papillomavirus infection among American women : data from NHANES 2011–2016
Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Eight-year experience of maternal death surveillance in Morocco : qualitative study of stakeholders’ views at a subnational level
Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Exploring the link between oil exploitation and cancer in the indigenous population of Ecuador : a scoping review
Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Gender differences in the association of sexual orientation with depressive symptoms : a national cross-sectional study among Chinese college students
Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Perceived discrimination and relationship satisfaction among same-sex couples : the role of dyadic stress and sex
Wei-Hong Zhang2022 Sex differences in the romantic relationships of same-gender couples : the role of visibility management
Wei-Hong Zhang2021 Repeat induced abortion among Chinese women seeking abortion : two cross sectional studies
Wei-Hong Zhang2021 Repeat induced abortion in 30 Chinese provinces : a cross‐sectional study
Wei-Hong Zhang2021 Prevalence and risk factors for repeat induced abortion among Chinese women : a systematic review and meta-analysis
Wei-Hong Zhang2021 Sexual orientation and sleep problem among Chinese college students : mediating roles of interpersonal problems and depressive symptoms
Wei-Hong Zhang2020 Contraceptive and reproductive health practices of unmarried women globally, 1999 to 2018 systematic review and meta-analysis
Wei-Hong Zhang2020 Anaphylaxis in pregnancy : a population‐based multinational European study
Wei-Hong Zhang2020 Challenges of the outbreak of COVID-19 in the nursing home setting : a cross-sectional investigation in 14 Chinese provinces
Projects of Wei-Hong
IMPOCHA: Improving soil, potato crops, human health, and forage quality in a climate change context
Project ongoing HIV & AIDS Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Adolescent and youth health Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Interpersonal violence Mother and child health Reproductive rights Family planning and contraception Gender Migrant health Policy analysis
Academic network for sexual and reproductive health and rights policy (ANSER)
Ghent University established an Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy that aims to become a global resource for SRHR policy research, education and service delivery by establishing an international platform for research on SRHR policy related topics; by developing a portfolio of education and training programmes on SRHR policy; and by fostering interaction between SRHR researchers and policy makers.
Project ongoing Family planning and contraception Abortion
INPAC - INtegrating Post-Abortion family planning services into existing abortion services in hospital settings in China
INPAC (INtegrating Post-Abortion family planning services into existing abortion services in hospital settings in China) is a collaborative research project under the European Commission (EC) Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The project has started on August 1, 2012 and runned for 4 years.
Project closed Health system research Mother and child health
QUALMAT - Quality of prenatal and maternal care: Bridging the know-do gap
General objective The main objective is to improve maternal and newborn health by raising the level of motivation of health care workers to provide high quality maternal and newborn care.
Project closed Mother and child health
CHIMACA: Structural Hinders to and Promoters of Good Maternal Care in Rural China
General objective To strengthen and improve the performance of health care system in rural China in order to improve maternal and child health.
Project closed Family planning and contraception Abortion
PAFP CHINA: Post Abortion Family Planning Services in China
General objective: To define optimal ways to introduce post-abortion family planning services in urban areas in China in order to increase contraceptive use after induced abortion and subsequently reduce the rate of unwanted pregnancies and repeat abortion rate.