Advertisement

Fulfilling a Promise: Universal Care

  • Zunyou WuEmail author
  • Elizabeth Pisani
Chapter
Part of the Public Health in China book series (PUBHECH, volume 1)

Abstract

Even before the extent of the epidemic became more reliably known, China’s leaders had signalled their renewed determination to tackle HIV in all of its dimensions, social and economic as well as medical. Because dedicated health officials and researchers had been running pilot programmes and building up evidence for well over a decade, there was a lot of information available about which approaches might work best. But most of these approaches went against the grain for many of the local politicians and senior bureaucrats who would have to implement them across the nation.

Keywords

Drug User Drug Injector Health Official Methadone Clinic Discordant Couple 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. 1.
    Monitoring the AIDS Pandemic. AIDS in Asia: face the facts. Washington, D.C: Monitoring the AIDS Pandemic; 2004.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Zhang D, Meng S, Xu P, Lu H, Zhuang M, Wu G, et al. Experience of offering HIV rapid testing to At-risk patients in community health centers in eight Chinese cities. PLoS One. 2014;9(1):e86609.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Moon S, Leemput LV, Durier N, Jambert E, Dahmane A, Jie Y, et al. Out-of-pocket costs of AIDS care in China: are free antiretroviral drugs enough? AIDS Care. 2008;20(8):984–94.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Wu Z, Zhao Y, Ge X, Mao Y, Tang Z, Shi CX, et al. Simplified HIV testing and treatment in China: analysis of mortality rates before and after a structural intervention. PLoS Med. 2015;12(9):e1001874.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Tang H, Mao Y, Shi CX, Han J, Wang L, Xu J, et al. Baseline CD4 cell counts of newly diagnosed HIV cases in China: 2006–2012. PLoS One. 2014;9(6):e96098.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Pang L, Hao Y, Mi G, Wang C, Luo W, Rou K, et al. Effectiveness of first eight methadone maintenance treatment clinics in China. AIDS. 2007;21:S103–7.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Zhang F, Dou Z, Ma Y, Zhang Y, Zhao Y, Zhao D, et al. Effect of earlier initiation of antiretroviral treatment and increased treatment coverage on HIV-related mortality in China: a national observational cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2011;11(7):516–24.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Ministry of Health, People’s Republic of China, UNAIDS and WHO. 2005 Update on the HIV/AIDS epidemic and response in China. Beijing: National Center for AIDS/STD Prevention and Control, China CDC; 2006.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Poon AN, Li Z, Wang N, Hong Y. Review of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in China. AIDS Care. 2011;23(sup1):5–25.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Chow EPF, Muessig KE, Yuan L, Wang Y, Zhang X, Zhao R, et al. Risk behaviours among female sex workers in China: a systematic review and data synthesis. Operario D, editor. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(3):e0120595.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© People's Medical Publishing House Co. Ltd. and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Centre for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Centre for Disease Control and PreventionBeijingChina
  2. 2.The Policy InstituteKing’s College LondonLondonUK

Personalised recommendations