• Saturday
  • November 29, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:33pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 3108 for public health-care in china

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Health care reform in a Shaanxi county draws nation's attention

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the rest is covered by a government pool that allows each inpatient to enjoy as much as 300,000 yuan a year in medical care. Since the average mainlander pays 44 per cent of his or her health care ... and policymakers over how to address the country's problematic, expensive and largely inaccessible health care system. But opinions are divided on whether Shenmu's programme can be introduced ...

  2. Pollution taking a toll on children's health

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... in public health by improving access to health care and tackling infectious diseases, with remarkably good results. The average life expectancy is now 71.8 years, up from 35 in 1949, while ... facilities on the mainland has increased by 82 per cent and the number of health staff by 88 per cent. But, in spite of these improvements, significant challenges for maternal and child health care ...

  3. 16 cities picked for health care trials

    Posted Feb 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... health care reform. The long-awaited list includes Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhenjiang, and Anshan in Liaoning. Several cities, such as Shanghai, and Wuhu in Anhui, had already started public hospital ... the guideline stated. People have long felt the burden of unaffordable health care, especially expensive drugs, surgical procedures and tests, but hospital chiefs said they had no alternative. ...

  4. Look beyond growth for true prosperity

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in public services like health care and education- both areas in which India falls behind its peers. Unlike China, however, India has a democratic government in place, which is one of the major ... of the BRICs must also improve their countries' social infrastructures- including their health and education systems- if they hope to achieve the levels of prosperity characteristic of much ...

  5. Township hospitals and local clinics get a shot in the arm

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Beijing has promised to provide more funding for grass-roots health care institutions, many of which lack sufficient resources to take up their new role under a policy designed to divert patients from big hospitals. A key policy shift in the nation's health care reform allows local clinics and township hospitals to provide services such as treatment for less serious ...

  6. Prepared for pandemics

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... devoted 19.3 per cent of government resources to health care in 2006, considerably more than China, India and Indonesia did- at 9.9 per cent, 3.4 per cent and 6.2 per cent respectively. Per ... increasing migration and regional travel, and underdeveloped health care systems. Haven't we heard all this before? The WHO overreacted in the case of swine flu, avian flu and a variety of other ...

  7. The real reason China retains its old pass laws

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... for their children or local pension and health care benefits, they have come as a deeply cut-price workforce. According to research by Huang Yiping at Peking University's China Centre for Economic ... in urban areas, their second-class welfare status means they must save more to fund future health care and education costs. As a result they typically spend less of their incomes, which suppresses ...

  8. Doctors fear growing acceptance of quackery

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and inaccessible health care system in China,' said Dr Wang Longde, dean of Peking University's School of Public Health. 'Patients choose medical service according to their affordability. ... Zhuang Pinghui Li Chunmei studied carefully the books in the health section on the fourth floor of the Wangfujing Bookstore. After half an hour choosing from among hundreds of health books ...

  9. The need to balance necessity against liberty hasn't changed

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... place he or any government will ever find it. Health care: The book of Leviticus in the Bible, more than 3,000 years old, is a public health manual. Government in any society has always been ... and government intervention and regulations, in almost every area- housing, health care, education, transport, employment, income maintenance, consumer protection and support for small and medium-sized ...

  10. Barack Obama and Wen Jiabao just two sides of the same coin

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... administration was using harsh tactics to pass its health care reform. He said: 'There are, I'm sure, those that are going to want to make this [debate] about the legislative process rather ... users, although questions were screened and sensitive topics rigorously avoided. Just last week, Mr Obama gave Fox News host Bret Baier 19 minutes to talk about the upcoming health care vote, ...




SCMP.com Account