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Public health in China: history and contemporary challenges

Liming Lee and Jun Lv

in Global Public Health

Second edition

Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780199236626
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191724053 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.003.009
 Public health in China: history and contemporary challenges

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This chapter briefly reviews the history of public health in China. It then discusses the emerging challenges, describes some of the responses to these public health challenges, and outlines the prospects for public health in China.

Keywords: China; public health; health policy; health reform

Chapter.  8503 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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