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Health reforms in China make gains, but many out of pocket

March 2, 2012

CHINA – Efforts in China to widen access to medical care and improve health insurance have made impressive headway, but 173 million Chinese still face “catastrophic” health expenses, researchers reported recently. The reforms were initiated in 2003 after liberalisation led to the introduction of medical fees and opened up disparities between city and countryside, leaving […]

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