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Scholarly Publications

The Cost of Disability in China

February 2014

AbstractWe describe the degree to which household income is negatively associated with the prevalence of different types of disability (i.e.

Survey using Incognito Standardized Patients Shows Poor Quality Care in China’s Rural Clinics

February 2014

Over the past decade, China has implemented reforms designed to expand access to health care in rural areas. Little objective evidence exists, however, on the quality of that care.

Meeting the Health-care Needs of the Rural Elderly: The Unique Role of Village Doctors

December 2013

News

Eyeglasses Boost Test Scores in Rural China

March 2014

Test scores jump following a massive effort by FSI's Rural Education Action Program to screen the vision of 20,000 children in rural China.

The Re-emergence of Intestinal Worms: Investigation of Infection Status Among Children in Rural Southwest China

April 2011

As part of China’s public health efforts, the “baota lozenge” - a sugary anthelminthic commonly administered to schoolchildren - once valiantly fought to stop the rampant transmission of parasitic...

Projects

Standardized Patients

In the past decade, China has rolled out a large number of reforms and invested heavily in providing care for the more than 600 million Chinese that live in rural areas and migrant communities....
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Nutrition, Health and Education _ Migration

Check out our latest work on:     > Baby Nutrition        > Uncorrected Vision         > Intestinal Worms        > Text Messaging for Health Health & Education: What's the Link...
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Seeing is Learning - Access to Vision Care: Rural vs. Urban

Eyeglass ownership among migrant children is as low as it is with rural children REAP’s research on uncorrected vision in both rural and urban settings reveal a high percentage of China’s rural and...
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Multimedia

Seeing is Learning: Vision Care for China's Rural Students

July 2014

Learn how the REAP team tested the vision of more than 30,000 children and passed out 10,000 pairs of glasses.

Nourishing the Future: Nutrition for China's Rural Babies

July 2014

Learn how the REAP team tested the cognitive and motor development of 2,000 rural Chinese babies.