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December 30, 20106 Comments

Photos: Shortage of doctors and medical resources leaves millions of sick Chinese children untreated

From NetEase: Beijing has about 1.78 million “medical expert appointments”  available each year, but last year, 138 million requests for medical needs were made. People say that seeing a doctor is like fighting a battle, and making an appointment is like going through Spring Festival travel season. (Jing’s note: Because the significance of Spring Festival, or [...]

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November 16, 20103 Comments

China’s “father of homeless children” dies at 63; supported his kids by trash-picking and selling blood

From QQ.com Zheng Chengzhen, “Father of childless children,”  died of asthma Sunday at the age of 63. The memorial service will be held tomorrow noon. The man was known for being altruistic while leading a very hard life. Zheng Chengzhen was from Jinan, Shandong Province in eastern China. Ever since 1987, Zheng Chengzhen rode a [...]

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