Flora Dadong Wu

PhD Student

UCL Institute for Global Health
Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
London WC1N 1EH


Flora holds a Bachelor of Medicine from the Central South University, China and a MPH from the University of Hong Kong. She registered as a Public Health Doctor in China in 2008, and worked for three years in the Center for Chronic Disease Control in Shenzhen, China in control of sexually transmitted diseases. She was the programme associate of a pilot programme to prevent congenital syphilis by providing universal antenatal screening for syphilis and treatment for mothers found to be infected. In January 2011, Flora started her PhD research in generation of political priority and variance of policy implementation to prevent congenital syphilis and other mother-to-child transmitted infections in China. Her field work in China is funded by WHO and is based in the National Center for STD Control, China CDC.

Wu D-D, Hong F-C, Feng T-J, et al. Congenital syphilis: refining newborn evaluation and management in Shenzhen, southern China. Sex Transm Infect. 2010;86(4):280-284.