Approaches for Quelling Stigma related to COVID-19

Associate Professor & Dr. Longtao He, Research Institute of Social Development, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China. Address: 55 Guanghuacun Road, Chengdu City, 610074, China. Email: lzhlt01@hotmail.com ORCID 0000-0001-7072-7457   Since the COVID-19 outbreak in China, “Wuhan” and “Wuhanese” have become terms equivalent to the virus itself for many Chinese citizens outside of […]

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Clinical and laboratory characteristics of Chinese Covid-19 patients

FMCH Editorial office Reference: Zhu J, Zhong Z, Ji P, et al Clinicopathological characteristics of 8697 patients with COVID-19 in China: a meta-analysisFamily Medicine and Community Health 2020;8:e000406. doi: 10.1136/fmch-2020-000406   What are the clinical and laboratory characteristics of Chinese patients affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? By the progress of the pandemic and […]

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Equipping GPs with psychological skills during the pandemic

Author Name: Chuan Zou, Attending physician Affiliation: Chengdu Fifth People’s Hospital, Chengdu university of TCM Email: zou5chuan@163.com Although I am a general practitioner (GP) with special interest in mental health, I cannot offer help when my father is hospitalized for depression and mother suffers from anxiety, due to their indirect contact with the suspected COVID-19 […]

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The application of geographic information system (GIS) tools in population health intervention

By Yang Wang, Chinese General Practice Press, wangyang@chinagp.net Question: How to apply a novel geospatial hot-spot and cold-spot methodology in helping public health and primary care policy makers and practitioners to target interventions in areas with the highest need and to identify possible local risk factors? Findings: GIS technology can be used to build a […]

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“This is the time for solidarity”:Chinese GPs` experience sharing on Covid-19 control and prevention

FMCH editorial office Since March 2020, the Covid-19 outbreak has become a multi-centre global pandemic, and its epicentre has moved to Europe. Currently, the confirmed cases have surpassed over 200,000 worldwide. The strong negative impact it has on people’s health, on the society, from personal to a national level according to the Engel Model is […]

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A thought on the crisis response and intervention mechanism during the COVID-19 in China

Longtao He, Associate professor & doctor, Institute of Social Development, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China. Address: 55 Guanghuacun Road, Chengdu city, 610074, China. Email: lzhlt01@hotmail.com The prevention, control, and intervention measures implemented after the COVID-19 outbreak in China have been praised by WHO, UN, and the international community. However, it is of […]

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The 6th Cross-Strait Congress of General Practitioners was successfully held!

Spring March is like a sweet song and a hundred flowers bloom. With the theme of “Seize the Opportunity to Deepen the Integration and Development of General Practice “, the 6th Cross-Strait Congress of General Practitioners was successfully held in Zhengzhou during March 29-31 in 2019 at this beautiful time! A total of 243 experts […]

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