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  1. New NPC deputies to focus on rural health care, environment

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of the University of Science and Technology, were returned as delegates to the NPC last month. Both lost in their previous attempts in 2002. Having worked as a volunteer in medical programmes in rural China for 17 years, Professor Lam wants to push forward health-care reform in his new role. 'As a doctor I can help people,' he said. 'But on the NPC, I can make use of this platform ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Better health care from smaller Hospital Authority

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the authority for all their health care. This leads to the public sector taking over 90 per cent of our health-care burden. Raising fees alone will not lower the dependence, nor the alleged misuse. ... Hong Kong enjoys a highly subsidised health-care service that delivers world-class life expectancies and health statistics, despite spending, as a percentage of gross domestic product, one ...

  5. 850b yuan plan to make health care affordable

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Reforms will focus on helping masses get access to treatment The mainland will invest 850 billion yuan (HK$965 billion) on health care reform in the next three ... in terms of how much in each year and in which areas. The report said the reform aimed to ensure the non-profit nature of the mainland's health care system and make basic care accessible ...

  6. After health care, Beijing must tackle pension reform

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Of that, only 36 billion is new money, which works out to 27 yuan for each mainlander. Even in China, that doesn't buy much health-care insurance. Still, the plan is a step in the right ... with Tom Holland A lot has been made of Beijing's recent pledge to spend 850 billion yuan (HK$965.52 billion) on health-care reform, with all sorts of analysts saying the treatment ...

  7. No pointers on funding of universal health care

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of [government] investment, we have to continuously explore where the investment should go, such as disease prevention, public health, basic health-care provision, different types of medical insurance ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Beijing has yet to work out the details, despite vow to usher in medical reforms Beijing is still debating how to finance universal health-care coverage, even ...

  8. Need for comprehensive health care coverage grows

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... for better health care and life and non-life insurance products. Kelvyn Young, Swiss Re head of China Healthcare based in Beijing, said there was a demand for the insurance industry to produce ... access to health care in China, and alleviate the imbalance between rural and urban communities,' said Mr Young. In 2006, Swiss Re was invited by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission ...

  9. Health-care plan does not set out real solutions

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... how to identify and implement cost-effective treatments given limited resources? The government only emphasised that in 2004-05, public health-care spending totalled $30.2 billion, ... It is disappointing that Tuesday's reform proposal could not provide any decent solutions to the problems in the health-care industry, which are well known to professionals ...

  10. Health-care woes threaten stability, lawmaker warns

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... system, saying failure could pose a threat to social stability. 'The success of health-care reform has a direct bearing on the interests of the people, stability of the country and society, ... non-contagious diseases such as diabetes and cancer were also a growing concern. Officials have given few details of planned health-care reforms because of continuing debate at the highest levels ...




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