Chinese Divided On Health Reforms – Jill McGivering

From BBC News:

China’s Communist leaders have overhauled the healthcare system, intending to make it more affordable for the poor. But are the reforms exacerbating China’s problems?

I visited a small village in Hubei province – a cluster of old and new houses set in paddy and wheat fields.

The doctor, Cho Yuen, was in her small clinic sweeping the cement floor, alongside an old-fashioned shop counter stacked with dusty packets of pills.

When she had finished sweeping she put on her white coat, ready for patients. [Full Text]

October 19, 2007 6:48 PM
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