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 (UGent). She has long-standing experience in coordinating international projects, particularly EU-funded projects in Europe and China in the field of reproductive health and maternal health. She has published papers as the first or last authors at BMJ and Lancet journals, she teaches courses focused on epidemiology and evidence-based medicine. Wei-Hong Zhang is also academic coordinator of China platform of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science at UG. Collaboration with Chinese partners in the Medicine, Health Science remains very suitable and is currently being further expanded. She has held the position of adjunct professor at several Chinese universities including Tsinghua University, Research Centre for Public Health; Shanghai Tongji University School of Medicine; Chongqing Medical University, National Research Institution for Family Planning. She has been appointed adjunct associate professor at Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, USA and visiting professor in the department of Population Health at Aga Khan university in Nairobi. She is also Advisor of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of China since 2014 and Experts of “Overseas Academicians and Experts Beijing workstation in Tsinghua University” since 2017. She is external expert appointed by European Commission for evaluating the Research Projects in the field of the maternal health and the Coordination Projects targeted EU-China collaboration under HORIZON 2020.
Publications of Wei-Hong2020 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
Wei-Hong Zhang2020 Coping with minority stress in romantic relationships among lesbian, gay and bisexual people
Wei-Hong Zhang2020 Prevention measures of the infection disease in Belgium and its revelation to COVID-19
Wei-Hong Zhang2020 Sexual and reproductive health correlates of polysubstance use among female adolescents who sell sex in the southwest of China
Wei-Hong Zhang2019 Contraceptive practices among unmarried women in China, 1982-2017 : systematic review and meta-analysis
Wei-Hong Zhang2019 Is repeat abortion a public health problem among Chinese adolescents? : a cross-sectional survey in 30 provinces
Wei-Hong Zhang2019 Initiation and completion rates of isoniazid preventive therapy among people living with HIV in Far-Western Region of Nepal : a retrospective cohort study
Wei-Hong Zhang2019 Prediction of fetal loss in Chinese pregnant patients with systemic lupus erythematosus : a retrospective cohort study
Wei-Hong Zhang2018 Contraception determinants in youths of Sierra Leone are largely behavioral
Wei-Hong Zhang2018 Management and outcomes of pregnancy with or without lupus nephritis : a systematic review and meta-analysis
Wei-Hong Zhang2018 Pregnancy outcomes among Chinese women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus : a retrospective cohort study
Wei-Hong Zhang2018 Sexual attraction and the nonmedical use of opioids and sedative drugs among Chinese adolescents
Wei-Hong Zhang2018 Underreporting of deaths in the maternal deaths surveillance system in one region of Morocco
Wei-Hong Zhang2017 A qualitative exploration of perceptions and experiences of contraceptive use, abortion and post-abortion family planning services (PAFP) in three provinces in China
Wei-Hong Zhang2017 Effects of post-abortion family planning services on contraceptive practices in China : protocol for a clustered randomized controlled trial
Wei-Hong Zhang2017 Effects of post-abortion family planning services on preventing unintended pregnancy and repeat abortion (INPAC) : a cluster randomised controlled trial in 30 Chinese provinces
Wei-Hong Zhang2017 Post-abortion family planning counselling practice among abortion service providers in China : a nationwide cross-sectional study
Wei-Hong Zhang2017 Repeat abortion in Chinese adolescents : a cross-sectional study in 30 provinces
Wei-Hong Zhang2017 Fistula recurrence, pregnancy, and childbirth following successful closure of female genital fistula in Guinea : a longitudinal study
Projects of Wei-Hong
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.