Chinese-style decentralization and health system reform

PLoS Med. 2012;9(11):e1001337. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001337. Epub 2012 Nov 6.

Abstract

David Hipgrave and colleagues discuss health system reform in China and argue that parallel reforms in governance, financing, and accountability are also needed to ensure health equity.

MeSH terms

  • China
  • Delivery of Health Care / economics
  • Delivery of Health Care / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Delivery of Health Care / organization & administration
  • Health Care Reform / economics
  • Health Care Reform / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Health Care Reform / organization & administration
  • Health Information Management / methods*
  • Health Information Management / organization & administration
  • Local Government
  • National Health Programs / economics
  • National Health Programs / legislation & jurisprudence
  • National Health Programs / organization & administration
  • Politics*

Grant support

No specific funding was received to write this article.