This is an excellent article on the Chinese healthcare system published by the Economist. It’s well worth a read. Check it out!
When I was in China, I became aware that healthcare in prosperous cities like Shanghai and Beijing was much more readily available than in smaller cities or the countryside where traditional Chinese medicine is still a first choice. The Economist story is set in Shanghai where the standards are among the best in China; so this puts the challenge of Chinese healthcare reform into wider context.