Peisen He

Teikyo University Hospital, Edo, Tōkyō, Japan

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Publications (4)2.77 Total impact

  • Peisen He · Takeaki Takeuchi · Eiji Yano
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    ABSTRACT: Objectives: China is facing a serious public health problem in active and passive smokers. Confronted with this, China has taken some measures to control tobacco. However, this information has not been surveyed at academic level. Our aim is to investigate information relating to tobacco controls in China. Methods: To find information relating to tobacco control, we reviewed and analysed the China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC) and State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA) mainly by systematic examination of documents made available in the University of California, San Francisco Legacy Tobacco Documents Library and China Tobacco database. Results: Eleven relevant documents met our research purpose, and 18 further relevant documents were found on the CNTC, STMA and Tobacco China database websites. As a result, 29 relevant articles were included in our analysis. We describe the CNTC and STMA's history, structure, and relation to the Chinese Government ministry and to other tobacco companies, and China's tobacco control in detail. Conclusions: The Chinese cigarette market is dominated by a state-owned monopoly, the STMA. Under the protection of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Tobacco Monopoly, the STMA controls all aspects of the tobacco industry. As far as the Chinese tobacco monopoly is concerned, although smoking harms people's health, restraining smoking threatens social stability and government income, which may be more serious problems for any government. China still has a long way to go in creating smoke-free environments.
    Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 06/2012; 18(1). DOI:10.1007/s12199-012-0288-4
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    Peisen He · Takeaki Takeuchi · Eiji Yano
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    ABSTRACT: Japan Tobacco (JT) is the third largest tobacco company in the world, and China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, is one of the most important targets for JT. To provide information for tobacco control, we reviewed and analyzed JT and its tactics and strategies in the Chinese market mainly by systematic examination of documents which are made available in the University of California, San Francisco Legacy Tobacco Documents Library. As a result, JT has had a special interest to expand sales of its cigarettes in the Chinese market.
    Tobacco Induced Diseases 10/2010; 8(1):13. DOI:10.1186/1617-9625-8-13 · 1.39 Impact Factor
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    Peisen He · Eiji Yano
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    ABSTRACT: During the past year, an economic crisis has affected economies and life styles throughout the world. However, the three largest transnational tobacco companies - Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, and Japan Tobacco - showed excellent returns during this period, reflecting more widespread indirect exposure to smoking.
    Tobacco Induced Diseases 07/2009; 5(1):9. DOI:10.1186/1617-9625-5-9 · 1.39 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Objectives: After the outbreak of SARS in China, government has attached unprecedented importance to the public health, and the emergency response system comes into a higher level construction stage. Status and capacity development of this system becomes part of government’ prioritized lists. This research is aimed at studying current status of public health emergency response system; analyzing the weak points and infecting factors; breaking through bottleneck of constructing emergency response capacity. So as to provide considerable evidence and guiding suggestions for the government strategic decision making. Methods: There were two components in this research: current status analysis and evaluation indicators’ constructing. Panoramic research methods were employed by through including quantitative as well as qualitative methods. By way of stratified clustering sampling method, samples at provincial, municipal, and county level were obtained. In addition, a framework of emergency capacity evaluation indicators system was established through methods of literature review, brainstorming, and Delphi method. The weight of indicators was determined by direct scoring method and improved Saaty’s weight method. Results: Totally 823 individuals and 54 institutions were surveyed from CDCs (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), Health Bureaus, hospitals. Moreover, evaluation indicators system was set up with three levels, four dimensions and thirty-five indicators, affiliated with concrete indicator’s definition, weight, calculation and data sources. Conclusions: The response capacity of public health emergency in China still has room to be improved. Evaluation index system developed by this research can be applied to evaluate the response capacity aiming at public health emergency, And will further facilitate undertaking to construct public health system in China Key words: Public Health, Emergency Response Capacity, Constructing, Evaluation IndictorThis research was funded by National High-Tech Research and Development Plan of China (No. 2006AA02Z460)
    12th World Congress on Public Health World Health Organization; 05/2009

Publication Stats

7 Citations
2.77 Total Impact Points


  • 2012
    • Teikyo University Hospital
      Edo, Tōkyō, Japan
  • 2009–2010
    • Harbin Medical University
      Charbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China