Bringing basic health care to the rural poor.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In the 1960s and 1970s China provided a good model for financing and delivering rural health services in developing countries. Since the implementation of economic reforms which began in the 1980s, however, health services in poor areas have been showing signs of declining, with fewer people able to pay for the services they need. This article examines major problems of access to basic health care faced by the poor, and proposes a strategy for improving health service delivery in the poor areas.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tang, SL; Gu, XY

Published Date

  • 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 404 - 408

PubMed ID

  • 9060245

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0251-2432


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Switzerland