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  • Justice in the Expansion of Medical Insurance Coverage in China
  • Wang Chunshui (bio)
Wang Chunshui

Wang Chunshui is a PhD Candidate at the Centre for International Health, the University of Bergen, Norway. She obtained her Master degree of Philosophy (Bioethics) from Peking Union Medical College (PUMC)/Tsinghua University/Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS). Her research field is in bioethics, focusing on health policy ethics, public health ethics, and biomedical research ethics. Her PhD thesis is on the ethical issue of health sector reform in China. She is also a medical doctor and licensed pharmacist in China.

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18. Brock, D.W. and D...

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pp. 173-181
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2011-07-06
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