China's barefoot doctor: past, present, and future

  title={China's barefoot doctor: past, present, and future},
  author={Daqing Zhang and Paul U. Unschuld},
  journal={The Lancet},

Can Health Disparity Be Eliminated? The Role of Family Doctor Played in Shanghai, China

The model examined the introduction of two intervention policies, with findings showing that the policy focused on socioeconomic status improvement would be more effective in reducing health disparities, suggesting that socioeconomic status is the fundamental cause of these disparities.

Health Biotechnology Innovation for Social Sustainability - A Perspective from China

China is not only becoming a significant player in the production of high-tech products, but also an increasingly important contributor of ideas and influence in the global knowledge economy. This

Modelling the elimination of hepatitis C virus infection as a public health threat

Analysis of the hepatitis C epidemic in Yunnan illustrates that interventions can be scaled up in a pragmatic way that offers economic benefits in addition to reducing the burden of disease ultimately borne by patients.

Las médicas descalzas

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Underuse of Primary Care in China: The Scale, Causes, and Solutions

  • Dan WuT. Lam
  • Political Science, Medicine
    The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
  • 2016
Immediate measures need to be taken to improve the changing trend of primary care utilization in China, including taking irrational hospital expansion under strict control through enhancing the government's accountability for health care industry regulation.

The development of rural primary health care in China’s health system reform

The study found that central and local governments increased their financial subsidies to township health centres, and medical education and training activities were organized to improve HRH development and quality of rural PHC services.

An exploration of China's mortality decline under Mao: A provincial analysis, 1950–80

The results suggest that gains in school enrolment and public health campaigns together are associated with 55–70 per cent of China's dramatic reductions in infant and under-5 mortality during the study period, and underscore the importance of non-medical determinants of population health.

Outcomes of a US-Sino family medicine leadership program

The program appears to be a positive experience that has led to embracement of the roles as trainer and leader and effectiveness of the curriculum in cultivating the teaching and practice of family medicine.

Village doctors' dilemma in China: A systematic evaluation of job burnout and turnover intention

Attention should be paid to the high turnover intention and severe job burnout of primary health workers in rural areas of developing countries, and targeted measures should be taken to improve the situation.

Systematic and meta-based evaluation on job satisfaction of village doctors: An urgent need for solution issue

There is an urgent need to improve the working status of health workers in rural and remote areas, especially in the middle- and low-income countries, according to the COVID-19 pandemic.