Archive for September, 2006

Health in Cuba

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

In my last post I was quite upset about the manner in which the health services for the poorer people in China had deteriorated greatly since the introduction of a market-based health system and the collapse of the “barefoot doctor” scheme. This latter had at least provided some modicum of medical assistance to the […]

Health in China - 31 Aug 06

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

Following up on my last post relating to a personal personal encounter with the current health system in China I recall asking my agent there if they still had the “barefoot doctor” scheme operating in rural areas of the west. To my surprise he had never heard of it.
When I was […]