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

  title={The development of rural primary health care in China’s health system reform},
  author={Xiaoyun Liu and Shichao Zhao and Minmin Zhang and Dan Hu and Qingyue Meng},
  journal={Journal of Asian Public Policy},
  pages={101 - 88}
China started its national health system reform in 2009, with the focus on primary health care (PHC). This study aimed to investigate the progress of PHC in rural China during the health system reform, with a special focus on human resources for health (HRH). It used data from health statistical yearbooks as well as a questionnaire survey and qualitative interviews in three provinces. The study found that central and local governments increased their financial subsidies to township health… 
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