In this week's PLOS Medicine, David Hipgrave from the University of Melbourne, Australia 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.
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Citation: Hipgrave D, Guo S, Mu Y, Guo Y, Yan F, et al. (2012) Chinese-Style Decentralization and Health System Reform. PLoS Med 9(11): e1001337. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001337
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