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From barefoot doctor to village doctor in rural China

Willy De Geyndt

From barefoot doctor to village doctor in rural China

by Willy De Geyndt

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural health services -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 17).

      StatementWilly De Geyndt, Xiyan Zhao, and Shunli Liu.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, 187, World Bank technical paper ;, no. 187.
      ContributionsZhao, Xiyan, 1953-, Liu, Shunli, 1957-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA771.7.C6 D4 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 17 p. ;
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1729311M
      ISBN 100821322656
      LC Control Number92033644

      Book Description: In , at the height of the Cultural Revolution, the Chinese Communist Party endorsed a radical new system of health-care delivery for the rural masses. Soon every village had at least one barefoot doctor to provide basic medical care, creating a national network of health-care services for the very first time. The Barefoot Doctors of Rural China () on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more.

        The aging population, rapid urbanization, and epidemiology transition in China call for the improvement and adaptation of the health workforce, especially in underserved rural areas. The aging of village doctors (the former “barefoot doctors”) who have served the rural residents for many decades has become a warning signal for the human resources for health in by: It focuses on the village doctor - the former barefoot doctor - as the main provider of care, on the strengths and weaknesses of this private entrepreneur and how his/her services are paid for. The study is intended for health policy analysts and political decision makers. China's policies of financial self-sufficiency for rural health and.

        China's rural doctor crisis: the 'barefoot' doctors are reaching retirement age and there's nobody to replace them by Michael Woodhead China is facing a crisis in its rural health workforce on three fronts: firstly, most village doctors are nearing retirement and . Barefoot doctors synonyms, Barefoot doctors pronunciation, Barefoot doctors translation, English dictionary definition of Barefoot doctors. n. A lay health care worker, especially in rural China, trained to perform tasks such as providing first aid, assisting in childbirth, and dispensing drugs.


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From barefoot doctor to village doctor in rural China by Willy De Geyndt Download PDF EPUB FB2

From barefoot doctor to village doctor in rural China (English) Abstract. The organization, delivery and financing of rural health care at the village level have been de facto privatized with the implicit approval of the Government.

Privatization is defined here as the transfer of Cited by: Village doctors have dramatically improved access to health care in China’s rural communities over the last few decades. Cui Weiyuan reports. China’s barefoot doctors were a major inspiration to the primary health care movement leading up to the conference in Alma-Ata, in the former Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan in Get this from a library.

From barefoot doctor to village doctor in rural China. [Willy De Geyndt; Xiyan Zhao; Shunli Liu] -- The organization, delivery and financing of rural health care at the village level have been de facto privatized with the implicit approval of the Government. Privatization is. Switch to village doctors.

Two-thirds of the village doctors currently practicing in rural China began their training as barefoot doctors. This includes Chen Zhu, China's former Minister of Health, who practiced as a barefoot doctor for five years before going on to receive additional training. The barefoot doctor system was abolished in with the rise of Deng Xiaoping and the end of the.

People now forget how little Americans knew about China in when we made this film. Health care in rural areas is still lacking, not only in China, but in the rest of the world, including the US. Given easy access to the internet, people should focus on barefoot-doctor style on-going education to raise health awareness focused on prevention.4/5(2).

People now forget how little Americans knew about China in when we made this film. Health care in rural areas is still lacking, not only in China, but in the rest of the world, including the US. Given easy access to the internet, people should focus on barefoot-doctor style on-going education to raise health awareness focused on prevention.4/5.

Health for the Masses: China's 'Barefoot Doctors' On the eve of its Cultural Revolution, China had few doctors to tend to its largely rural population. Mao Zedong's solution: a force of peasant. Directed by Diane Li. Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States.

DOCUMENTARY FILM: highlights the work of Chinese paramedics in rural China. Paramedics work to provide sanitation, reduce pest problems, and care for sick animals. They also have duties related to Director: Diane Li. Stephen Russell, who writes under the pseudonym "the Barefoot Doctor", was a practitioner and teacher of Taoism, its medicine, philosophy, meditation practices and martial arts and manifesting system, or wu is also known for his work combining personal development with electronic dance music and runs 'conscious' electronic dance music events around the : 13 September (age 65), London.

This book sheds light on the ongoing debate over the crisis of China's rural medical system in the post-socialist era. Looking beyond the present nostalgia-driven scholarship on public health in China, Fang discards the negative assessments that attribute the deteriorated health-care condition in villages to the reforms initiated in and the disintegration of the barefoot doctor program in.

The ranks of barefoot doctors have also expanded rapidly to reach over one million, serving practically every village. Today such doctors are the backbone of the rural cooperative medical ser- vice. ORGANISATION This service, a new system applied widely in the people's communes, is run by the peasants on a collective and mutual-aid by: Video: The Barefoot Doctors of Rural China.

Posted by But the main force of the rural healthcare system is the barefoot doctor, a paramedic like Xiao Xu who provides health and medical. Reinterpreting the Role of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Public Health in Rural China in s Xiaoping Fang, Ph.D.

for the Excellent Village Doctor Award in China, and Category Time of becoming barefoot doctors [Statistical Data of Rural Barefoot Doctors, Health Workers and Midwives],HZA, Vol.

The Barefoot Doctor is traditionally a folk healer who helps the country’s people regain their health in areas where there is little access to medicine.

In China, in the s and s, most rural villages had a Barefoot Doctor who used herbs, acupuncture, moxibustion, massage, and other methods as.

Fang Xiaoping’s recent book, “Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China,” (University of Rochester Press, ) is an important and sustained account that argues that the key moment when Western medicine (xiyi) truly came to village China was the Cultural Revolution (CR).

A village doctor’s clinic near Zhoukou, Henan Province (). Photograph by Faye Yan Zhang. Those who remained in medical work had to qualify for a new title: “village doctor”, which meant passing a certification exam (Hu et.

al., 4). Among the remaining barefoot doctors, about half (,) passed the exam by (Tu, 10). This ''barefoot doctor'' service is operated by the peasants on a collective and mutual aid basis.

Training barefoot doctors and running the cooperative medical service well are important to the development of China's rural health work with greater, faster, better, and more economical : Wen C.

barefoot doctors program managed to provide basic health care to millions of rural Chinese. China’s Health in Developmental Perspective By China appeared to have reached a historical nadir. It was in that year that the Chinese Communist Party, led by Mao Zedong, established the People’s.

The Lancet Medical Alliance IS THE CHINESE "BAREFOOT DOCTOR" EXPORTABLE TO RURAL IRAN. HossainA. Ronaghy Steven Solter Department of Community Medicine, Pahlavi University School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran SINCE the late s a great deal of information has accumulated concerning the [quot] peasant [quot] or [quot] bare- foot [quot] doctors of China 1 Most of Cited by: Barefoot doctors and western medicine in China.

[Xiaoping Fang] The first study in English that examines barefoot doctors in China from the perspective of the social history of medicine. Rating: The organization of the three-tiered medical system in rural China, --appendix 2. Common medicines in Chinese villages during the s.

The book paints a richly textured picture of medicine in rural China. We learn about the barefoot doctors and other health workers' lives in the villages between the s and s. In reconstructing the barefoot doctors program from below, Fang is able to challenge a number of familiar assumptions about these rural : Fa-ti Fan.After a clear description of the nature of the barefoot doctors of China, the authors discuss whether the scheme is exportable to Iran.

They conclude that it is not, for a number of reasons. The extraordinary enthusiasm of the Chinese worker must be due to the cultural context of the commune. When selection and training for village health workers in Iran was undertaken, it was discovered that Cited by: Inat the height of the Cultural Revolution, the Chinese Communist Party endorsed a radical new system of health-care delivery for the rural masses.

Soon every village had at least one barefoot doctor to provide basic medical care, creating a nation.