Putting health back in China's development

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A precondition for a harmonious society must surely be a healthy population; conversely a society that fails to deliver basic, affordable health care is likely to lack the social cohesion central to the concept of a harmonious society. This article examines the challenges China faces in improving health care provision, reducing health inequalities, and reviving a development strategy which prioritises good health as a basic right of all citizens.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-108
Number of pages9
JournalChina Perspectives
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Political Science and International Relations


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