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However much techniques like acupuncture and reattaching limbs have caught the public imagination, it is unquestionably in the realm of public health that the People's Republic of China has the most to offer to the world of medicine. This book is therefore most welcome, especially in view of its very comprehensive treatment of the subject: some 14 papers under the general headings "Historical Perspectives," "Organization . . . Policy and Strategy," "Participation of the People," "Health Manpower and Training," "Disease Control, Nutrition, and Preventive Care," and "Population Planning." To these are added observations, made in China a year after the
Public Health in the People's Republic of China.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:572–573. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-4-572
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(4):572-573.
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