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China: Views of a Medical Geneticist

Part of the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine book series (LIME, volume 17)

Abstract

China is a country of great contrast. It has the world's largest population, yet a relative dearth of natural resources per capita. It has a very long history and rich culture, but an uneven educational system; there are 300 million illiterate and semi-illiterate people. It has the fastest growing economy due to a decade of economic reforms, but the socialist party has remained as the ruling party of the political system. China covers a vast territory, yet the level of development varies greatly from region to region.

Keywords

Family Planning Prenatal Diagnosis Newborn Screening Disable People Genetic Service 
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