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Long-term care for aged ethnic minority people in Yunnan, China

Long-term care for aged ethnic minority people in Yunnan, China

Long-term care for aged ethnic minority people in Yunnan, China: Understanding the situation Authors: Zhang, Kaining; Zakus, David; Gao, Chuqun Chinese governmental sectors have been investing lots of money in setting up new institutions for long-term care (LTC) in rural China to respond to the predicted increasing and urgent needs of the growing number of aging people. […]

‘Face’ and psychological processes of laid-off workers in transitional China

‘Face’ and psychological processes of laid-off workers in transitional China

‘Face’ and psychological processes of laid-off workers in transitional China Authors: Wang, Bingxin; Greenwood, Kenneth Mark Objective: The objective was to explore the psychological experiences of laid-off workers in contemporary transitional China and to formulate a theoretical model of these. Methods: In-depth interviews of 26 laid-off workers were conducted and analysed using grounded theory techniques. Results: […]

The challenge of training for family medicine across different contexts

The challenge of training for family medicine across different contexts: Insights from providing training in China

The challenge of training for family medicine across different contexts: Insights from providing training in China Authors: Sandars, John; Huang, Yingzi; Gibbs, Trevor Physicians with expertise in providing training for family medicine, at both undergraduate level and postgraduate level, are frequently invited to run training workshops in countries with developing systems of family medicine but this approach […]

Implementation of a novel train-the-trainer program for pharmacists in China

train the trainer program for pharmacists

Implementation of a novel train-the-trainer program for pharmacists in China Authors: Banh, Hoan Linh; Cave, Andrew Clinical pharmacy services in North American are well implemented both in community pharmacies and in hospital pharmacies. In 2009 the Chinese government mandated the implementation of clinical pharmacy services in all secondary and tertiary hospitals by 2020. The mandate […]

Mass media interventions for preventing smoking in young people

Systematic reviews in general practice: Applicability of the review “Mass media interventions for preventing smoking in young people” in the People’s Republic of China

Systematic reviews in general practice: Applicability of the review “Mass media interventions for preventing smoking in young people” in the People’s Republic of China Author: Ferrier, John Adamm A major problem for Chinese primary health providers such as general practitioners has been the lack of a clear role within the entire health system, unlike in […]

Aids prevention and control

HIV China

Current situation of AIDS prevention and control with traditional Chinese medicine and relevant policies in China Authors: Shi, Xuefeng; Bian, Xuefeng; Wang, Weiqing; Fang, Yunyun This article analyzes the current system, the prevention and treatment team, drugs relating to AIDS prevention and control with traditional Chinese medicine, and the relevant policies in China so as […]

Family structure and support for the oldest old

support for the oldest old

Family structure and support for the oldest old: A cross-sectional study in Dujiangyan, China Authors: Ren, Xiaohui; Meng, Hongdao; Liu, Chaojie; Wu, Jinhui; Dong, Birong; Li, Ningxiu Objective: In China, adult children have traditionally provided support for their aged parents. This model of care is increasingly challenged by the decline of the extended family. Recently, […]

The innovations in China’s primary health care reform

universal health insurance coverage in China

Authors: Lin, Feng; Sun, Qihong; Peng, Zhangping; Cai, Jun; Geanacopoulos, Philip; Li, Lin; Zhao, Yun; Zhang, Xin; Chen, Xiaoxiao Objective: This study focuses on Hangzhou, a Chinese city with a population of nine million urban and rural residents, to examine the successful development and innovation experience of its primary health care service system during the new health reform in China since 2009 and […]

Chinese medicine in a Chinese community health center

Integration of traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine in a Chinese community health center

Integration of traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine in a Chinese community health center Authors: Kushner, Kenneth; Yu, Shuang Objective: Although the literature is abundant on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in the West, there is limited information on how TCM is integrated with Western medicine (WM). We describe how one Chinese Community Health Service (CHS) system […]

The challenge of chronic non-communicable disease

The challenge of chronic non-communicable disease and the opportunity for transforming health care through primary care based population health management

Introduction to special edition: The challenge of chronic non-communicable disease and the opportunity for transforming health care through primary care based population health management DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2015.0110 Author: O’Donnell, Ronald R. China shares with the United States an epidemic of chronic, non-communicable disease, with rising rates of cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders in particular. The rising […]

Chemoprophylactic Effect on Close Contacts of Patients with Active Tuberculosis

Analysis of the chemoprophylactic effect on close contacts of patients with active tuberculosis and positive tuberculin skin tests

Analysis of the chemoprophylactic effect on close contacts of patients with active tuberculosis and positive tuberculin skin Authors: Lin, Cunzhi 1; Wang, Fangfang 1; Li, Jinfeng1; Du, Jianxin 1; Wang, Hairong2; Zhu, Xinhong 3 Objective: The current study analyzed the chemoprophylactic effect of isoniazide on close contacts of patients with active tuberculosis and positive tuberculin skin tests (TSTs). Methods: A […]