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  1. China's health care time bomb

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... afford the medicine. But we are not a charity.' That may be true, but in China the reality is that medical care is far too costly for most people. In 2002, China's total medical ... to be. In the early 1950s, China established a three-tier plan: full payouts for government officials, partial responsibility for employees of state-owned enterprises, and communal co-operatives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/470492/chinas-health-care-time-bomb
  2. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706803/16-cities-picked-health-care-trials
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing to boost health care spending

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing also pledges to improve key health indicators, with life expectancy up and infant mortality down Expenditure on health care will be increased Beijing has pledged to increase government spending on health care and improve key health indicators to the standard of developed countries by 2020, the Ministry of Health said in a report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1017387/beijing-boost-health-care-spending
  4. Gloom on health-care reform delay

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... this year after the government put on hold its controversial health-care finance reform. Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok told the Legislative Council yesterday ... it was disappointing that the government was dragging its heels on the health-care reform. 'We are always ready to review the charges, but unfortunately, we cannot do so without the government's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551946/gloom-health-care-reform-delay
  5. Beijing acts to lower the cost of health care

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... more affordable health-care services to people in the country's underdeveloped central and western regions. Finance Ministry official Song Qichao was quoted by China Central Television ... by over-prescribing medication. The changes also left cash-strapped low-level administrations in poor regions and vulnerable patients to foot most of their medical bills. Beijing cut its public health-care ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/574463/beijing-acts-lower-cost-health-care
  6. Health care should be diversified, official says

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of medical staff, suggesting it has room to play a bigger role. However, Mr Chen reiterated the government's stance that the public sector would be the main provider of health care services, ... China could find the right model, given the relatively small proportion of health care services provided by the private sector. 'Since the involvement by the private sector in health care ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586001/health-care-should-be-diversified-official-says
  7. Market-oriented measures aim to boost health care

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing says it wants to take a more market-oriented approach to health care, allowing expanded private investment in medical institutions and permitting doctors to practice ... to help optimise limited medical resources, usually concentrated in big public hospitals and in more developed areas. Wen said the measures would 'provide convenient medical and health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740094/market-oriented-measures-aim-boost-health-care
  8. Think-tank lashes the mainland's health care

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... a major reform a failure, although the fact China's public health-care system is poorly run has been widely criticised by the public. 'Most of the medical needs of society cannot be met ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Market reforms unfair and a threat to stability, say advisers to top leadership Mainland health-care reform has been a failure and has turned medical services ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510313/think-tank-lashes-mainlands-health-care
  9. Funding for health care dire, says minister

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said. Another concern was the skewed funding between cities and rural areas, he said. Only 20 per cent of health-care resources were allocated to rural areas, while the most advanced technology ... Kristine Kwok Lack of funding for public health care is behind the country's beleaguered medical system, the health minister says. Gao Qiang said the health system was failing due ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537182/funding-health-care-dire-says-minister
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714557/health-care-reform-shaanxi-county-draws-nations-attention

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