China's Cooperative Medical System: Its Historical Transformations and the Trend of Development

@article{Xingzhu1992ChinasCM,
  title={China's Cooperative Medical System: Its Historical Transformations and the Trend of Development},
  author={Liu Xingzhu and H. Cao},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
  year={1992},
  volume={13},
  pages={501-511}
}
  • Liu Xingzhu, H. Cao
  • Published 1992
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Public Health Policy
  • The rural Cooperative Medical System (CMS) in China came into existence in the 1950s. Along with the development of the collective economy of agriculture and the promotion of this system by the Chinese Government, the coverage rate of the CMS in the rural areas increased from 1955 through the end of the 1970s, when it was estimated that go percent of the rural population was covered by the CMS. Since the rural economic reform in the early 1980s destroyed the rural collective economy on which… CONTINUE READING

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