This book examines how medicine in People's Republic of China is being transformed towards modernization. It describes how traditional health care methods are being selectively integrated with western medicine. .
Introduction 1. The Barefoot Doctors of China: From Political Creation to Professionalization 2. Political Process and the Integration of Traditional and Western Medicine in the People's Republic of China 3. Rural Health Care Delivery in the People's Republic of China: Is it Equitably Distributed? 4. Family Planning at the Grass Roots: A Diversity of Approaches 5. From Herbal Garden to Assembly Line: The Transformation of a Tradition 6. Modernization and Health Care in the People's Republic of China: An Overview