"We are not completely Westernised": dual medical systems and pathways to health care among Chinese migrant women in England.

@article{Green2006WeAN,
  title={"We are not completely Westernised": dual medical systems and pathways to health care among Chinese migrant women in England.},
  author={Gill Green and Hannah Bradby and Anita Say Chan and Maggie W Y Lee},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={1498-509}
}
This examination of how Chinese migrant women resident in England engage with Western and Chinese healthcare systems when seeking treatment considers whether medical pluralism can enhance the cultural appropriateness of health care. The paper identifies the extent to which women's pathways to healthcare can be seen as 'Chinese' or as a reflection of the Western culture in which they live. It is based on an analysis of in-depth interviews with 42 women of Chinese origin living in the South East… CONTINUE READING

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