TITLE

Roadblocks to health reform in China

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Paul Christopher
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, pE771
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the negative impact of 130-billion U.S. dollars health care reform plan in China. Tsung-Mei Cheng, a health policy research analyst at Princeton University in New Jersey, states that Chinese hospitals continue to suffer from financial burden due to the health care reform for the poor. Moreover, it mentions the efforts of Chinese government in addressing the health care issue in China's urban and rural communities.
ACCESSION #
65924270

 

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