Meeting the Health-care Needs of the Rural Elderly : The Unique Role of Village Doctors

@inproceedings{Babiarz2013MeetingTH,
  title={Meeting the Health-care Needs of the Rural Elderly : The Unique Role of Village Doctors},
  author={Kimberly Singer Babiarz and Hongmei Yi and Renfu Luo},
  year={2013}
}
Despite their recent deterioration, village clinics have historically been an important source of health care for the poor and elderly in rural China. In this paper, we examine the current role of village clinics, the patients who use them and some of the services they provide. We focus specifically on the role of village clinics in meeting the health-care… CONTINUE READING