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Health Seeking Behavior among Rural Left-Behind Children: Evidence from Shaanxi and Gansu Provinces in China
Abstract: More than 60 million children in rural China are “left-behind”—both parents live and work far from their rural homes and leave their children behind.
Survey using Incognito Standardized Patients Shows Poor Quality Care in China’s Rural Clinics
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.
The Cost of Disability in China
AbstractWe describe the degree to which household income is negatively associated with the prevalence of different types of disability (i.e.
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Eyeglasses Boost Test Scores in Rural China
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
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...
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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....
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...
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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Seeing is Learning: Vision Care for China's Rural Students
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
Learn how the REAP team tested the cognitive and motor development of 2,000 rural Chinese babies.
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