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Tuesday, December 10, 1991 - 19:30

Development of Healthcare Services in China

Dr. Bernard (Bill) Kean

Representative, World Health Organization

Embassy of Brazil

Dr. Bernard (Bill) Kean, the World Health Organization Representative in China, will speak to us about changes in the healthcare situation here from 1949 to 1990, about the barefoot doctor and the patriotic health movement. He will tell us about China's unique rural healthcare structure and negative impact of socio-economic changes in the 80s and tell us what the situation is now.