Wang Linhong is the deputy director of and a researcher with the Maternity and Child-Care Center of the Chinese Center for Disease Prevention and Control. For many years, she has been engaged in researches on maternal health care and reproductive health, taking charge of multiple domestic and international research projects that are related with women’s reproductive health, health-care, as well as disease prevention and treatment during pregnancy and puerperium, the reduction of mortality of pregnant and lying-in women and infant, the prevention and curing of cervical cancer and its screening tactics, and the prevention of mother-to-baby transmission of HIV/AIDS and syphilis.
Wang Linhong often involves herself in the discussions and making of relevant State policies; she also assists the Ministry of Health in the compilation and publication of such documents as technical handbooks, management methods and technological standards etc.
The main research projects for which she acts as scientific research superintendent and project manager include those on the reduction of mortality of pregnant and lying-in women and infant, the enhancement of health-care during pregnancy and puerperium; and in particular, the researches and intervention projects on the reduction of mortality of pregnant and lying-in women and infants in rural and poverty-stricken areas in China. She has taken part in the work of the experts working group focusing on the mother-fetus transmission of HIV/AIDS, which is part of the “comprehensive prevention and curing of HIV/AIDS” project under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and the Chinese CDC Venereal Disease & HIV/AIDS Center. Working as leader of the experts working group, she is in charge of the planning, organization and implementation of such projects as the UN Population Fund’s “Reproductive Health/Family Planning Project”, UNICEF’s “Mother-Baby Systematic Health-Care”, as well as the organization and development of the “Mother-Baby Serial Health Package”, “National Guide to Health-Care Techniques during Pregnancy and Puerperium” and “National Guide to the Preventative and Curing Techniques for Diseases Commonly Seen in Women” and so on.