HONG KONG (Reuters) - As a young Chinese doctor earning 4,000 yuan ($600) a month, Zhang Fei was faced with having to cough up 2,000 yuan for a bill that a patient left unpaid after Zhang removed a tumor from her womb.
Full Story »
I think I understand both sides. The peoples and the doctors. I understand the sometimes situation of not getting paid but sometimes the costs to healthcare are so ridiculous that it people just don't have the money. The Chinese government is slowly slashing funding for medication which is more expensive for the people. I think healthcare is something that needs improvement in all countries especially China.
This is kind of sad new, but at the same time, I kind of was expecting to hear that China is having trouble with health care. I know that they have trouble with food already which can lead to bad health, and they also have so many people in the country, many of which are poor.