How Capitalism Ruined China’s Health Care System | NYT News
How Capitalism Ruined China’s Health Care System | NYT News Today he’s making drugs, he isn’t chemist or dealer he’s making medicine for his mother. She has stage 3 lung cancer June earns $ 300 a month, but the medicine needed to treat his sick mother cost 2000. Looking for options, he turned on mine today, he’s making W Z400 to it hasn’t been approved by Chinese or American regulator, and it doesn’t have a commercial, but you can still order the raw ingredients for drugs like that online, at a fraction of their official prices. The Communist Party of China, because it provides close to Universal Health Care coverage, nearly 95 % of people are insured here, including Jaden’s mother. So why is he making locksmith Forest apartment when his mother has insurance? It’S a symptom of the Health Care system in crisis? Understand this crisis, we need to remind the picture under Mao Zedong. A communist state provide free healthcare. For all decades later, China adopted a unique brand of transform the country from a poor fermentation into an economic superpower, life expectancy sore, but the introduction of capitalism, Mental Health Care was no longer free. Hospitals became profit-driven Image, Limited accountability. They were widely accused of predatory, behavior and culture of mistrust and inequality now playing the system he was with that like today, for ordinary Chinese is 5 a.m. in about 100 people have gathered not mind, downtown Shanghai. The line to the movies our holiday sale is the entrance Shanghai Cancer Center at Food on University. Those who were willing to lose tonight sleep trying to get a spot in line. Now I have one question their mind: will I be able to see a doctor today? The scalpers Ralph and they’re selling spots in line Chinese lion, sculpture, symbolize a greater dysfunction. Your chance of seeing a doctor here is directly related to how big your wallet is. Corruption is inherently part of the system and it were elyria’s. It’S worth leaving your home in the countryside could have a profound impact, but I don’t care you can get in the city. Despite its rapid modernization, China still uses what is known as the Foucault system. Cuoco is defined by your birthplace and you’re only entitled to social services within that region. Everything from the school year go to what your health insurance will cover. It determine the moment you were born, so if you get cancer and live in an area without an oncologist, you could be in trouble. So I’m here compare it to a test system. Can you check a.m. the line is tripled in size is hex, but even worse they are unusual. There, nearly 7000 people for general practitioner in China to put this number in perspective. The World Health organization’s International standard is one doctor for every 1500 2000 people, General Practitioners. We talked to in China, typically c7280 patients per day specialist said they see if the 200 each just four minutes at a time the doctors we talked to in the US that they see fewer than 30 page today, while Rich Chinese will pay for individual care, relieve The country altogether, for it, the rest of the population, those dependent on health insurance, end up paying roughly 30 % of their health care costs. Americans pay about 10 numbers like these, have added up to a culture of conflict with more and more patients and underpaid doctors. Violence become commonplace in hospitals across China, with the state insurance system, not meeting the rising cost of treatments and drugs, medical disputes off and play out in public violence in hospital to become so common in China. There’S a word for it. Do you know roughly translated as medical disturbance back at the Shanghai hospital? It’S opening time helpers are making a last effort to show off doctor’s appointments they secured in advance so that wouldn’t wait couldn’t afford the scalpers tickets. Try to cut in line thrown out by security cards once in the hospital patients will stand in another line. It’S II. They scan the board of available specially selected one based on their best self-diagnosis. If they’re lucky, the one they choose will have time to see them for those who choose wrong. The cycle will begin. Others prefer to solve their problems at home. Shania dinosaurs, Homemade cancer drugs, violence in hospitals, doctor shortages: We take you inside China’s broken health care system to reveal how dire the situation is for over a billion people.
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