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.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cultural Studies
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Political Science and International Relations