Week 11-1 Social Welfare (1)

Week 11-1 Social Welfare (1) - Public health campaign Urban...

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POLC 3020: Week 11 (1) Social Welfare in China Nov. 3, 2010
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What changes has China’s market -oriented reform caused in the healthcare system? What are the problems associated with the changes? Do the Chinese people perceive growing income/social welfare gaps as a signal of social injustice? How are public opinions different between rural and urban residents? What is the implication of the difference? Question
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Healthcare in the Pre-Reform Era Health Care Programs Three Emphases Preventive rather than curative medicine Traditional Chinese medicine (acupuncture, herbal remedies, etc.)
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Unformatted text preview: Public health campaign Urban Bias Despite the CCPs commitment to ameliorate peasants lives, the majority of Chinas healthcare facilities were located in urban areas. Healthcare in the Pre-Reform Era Bareboot Doctors The best-known contribution of the Cultural Revolution to health care was the institution of barefoot doctors. A corps of paramedics with three to six months training in simple but commonly needed medical techniques Part of a cooperative medical system set up by the collectives...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course POLC 3020 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '10 term at Tulane.

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