Universal coverage and health financing from China's perspective.

  title={Universal coverage and health financing from China's perspective.},
  author={Shanlian Hu},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={86 11},
  • Shanlian Hu
  • Published 2008 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization
a School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Correspondence to Shanlian Hu (e-mail: hushanlian2@gmail.com). doi:10.2471/BLT.08.060046 Universal coverage of health services is required to ensure social equity and justice, particularly for China, which is a developing country with an enormous population. Since the 1980s, the Chinese health system has not been performing well. The income gap between the rich and poor has widened and the “marketization” of medical services has led… CONTINUE READING