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WTO, globalization and China's health care system /
Mei-Ling Wang, Shuo Zhang, and Xiaowan Wang.
imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
description
viii, 289 p.
ISBN
1403943265, 9781403943262
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
isbn
1403943265
9781403943262
catalogue key
6218632
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Xiao-wan Wang is Professor of Health Economics at the School of Public Health, Central South University, China.
Summaries
Description for Bookstore
This book offers a critical analysis from a multi-disciplinary perspective of the impact of WTO and globalization on China's health care system.
Long Description
The rapid social and economic changes in China have brought about unprecedented challenges and opportunities to international stakeholders. This book provides valuable information about the key sectors of China's health care system after its entrance into WTO, including the pharmaceutical industry, health insurance services, and hospitals and related health service provision in terms of policies, legal framework and market potential. It offers a critical analysis from a multi-disciplinary perspective of the impact of WTO and globalization on China's health care system.
Title Summary
"The authors provide a comprehensive overview of China's health care system and discuss the relevance for health insurance, pharmaceuticals and health care provision within the framework of the World Trade Organization."--BOOK JACKET.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgementsp. viii
China's Health Care System at a Crossroads in the World Trade Organization Frameworkp. 1
The World Trade Organization and China's Health Insurance Sectorp. 40
The Global Pharmaceutical Industry and China's Positionp. 55
The World Trade Organization, and the Present and Future of China's Pharmaceutical Industryp. 86
The World Trade Organization, Hospital Reform and Health Service Provision in Chinap. 134
The World Trade Organization, Challenges and Opportunities for China's Health Care Systemp. 173
Bibliographyp. 227
Indexp. 253
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