Health System in Transition: China
Eduard J. Beck; Nicholas Mays; Alan W. Whiteside
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This chapter reviews China's response to its HIV epidemic. It urges the government to initiate strong programmes of health promotion throughout China, using all the sophisticated means of communication available; promote cross-ministry cooperation with joint planning groups at each level, with an emphasis on the involvement of civil society, non-governmental organizations, and local businesses in health planning; increase the overall investment in health from its current 5.3 percent of GDP and place it mainly in training and preventive health; and improve the legislative framework and protection of vulnerable people and those most at risk for HIV infection.
China; Civil society; Cross-military cooperation; Health services; HIV epidemic; HIV infections; HIV infections – Prevention; Preventive health; Preventive health services; Training
Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Health Policy | Immune System Diseases | Public Health | Public Health Education and Promotion | Virus Diseases
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DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0019; ISBN-13: 9780199237401
Shen, J. J.,
Health System in Transition: China. In Eduard J. Beck; Nicholas Mays; Alan W. Whiteside,