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China's Healthcare Policy - 08 Aug 2013
Images from China of four-year-old Niuniu who has late-stage neuroblastoma a malignant cancer of the nervous system.

China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage.
CHINA
RTX12CGT
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sits...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu sits on a bench while his mother pays his medical bills at Shanghai Children's Hospital...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sits on a bench while his mother pays his medical bills after getting tested for his fifth round of chemotherapy at Shanghai Children's Hospital May 2, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 2, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CLS
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, looks...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, looks out of laboratory room while getting tested...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, looks out of a laboratory room while getting tested for his fifth round of chemotherapy at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CIS
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, waits...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, waits for his mother after getting tested for...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, waits for his mother after getting tested for his fifth round of chemotherapy at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CI0
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, plays...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, plays with toys while getting tested for his...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, plays with toys while getting tested for his fifth round of chemotherapy at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CI1
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, has...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, has his IV implant changed by a nurse while getting...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, has his IV implant changed by a nurse while getting tested for his fifth round of chemotherapy at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CI3
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, is...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, is...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, is carried downstairs by his mother, in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CIV
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, crosses...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, crosses street with his mother after getting...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, crosses the street with his mother after getting tested for his fifth round of chemotherapy at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CI8
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, plays...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, plays with his mother at their temporary apartment...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, plays with his mother Yan Hongyu at their temporary apartment while waiting for his fifth chemotherapy in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CIC
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, interacts...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, interacts with children's TV show at their temporary...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, interacts with a children's TV show at their temporary apartment while waiting for his fifth chemotherapy in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CH1
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, interacts...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu interacts with a children's TV show at their temporary apartment in Shanghai
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, interacts with a children's TV show at their temporary apartment while waiting for his fifth chemotherapy in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CI6
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, rests...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, rests on bed with his parents at their temporary...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, rests on a bed with his parents at their temporary apartment while waiting for his fifth chemotherapy in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CGO
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, imitates...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu imitates Superman as his mother watches at their temporary apartment in Shanghai...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, imitates Superman as his mother watches, at their temporary apartment in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CI5
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, rests...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, rests on bed with his parents at their temporary...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, rests on a bed with his parents at their temporary apartment while waiting for his fifth chemotherapy in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CH0
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, plays...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, plays with his father in Shanghai
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, plays on a bed with his father at their temporary apartment while waiting for his fifth chemotherapy in Shanghai, May 29, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 29, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CHZ
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, has...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, has no appetite to eat the food offered by his...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, has no appetite to eat the food offered by his mother Yan Hongyu at their temporary apartment while waiting for his fifth round of chemotherapy in Shanghai, May 28, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CIN
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, holds...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, holds up bowl of food at his temporary apartment...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, holds up a bowl of food at his temporary apartment while waiting for his fifth round of chemotherapy in Shanghai, May 28, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CIQ
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sucks...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sucks...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sucks on his thumb while resting at their temporary apartment in Shanghai, May 28, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CIJ
August 07, 2013
A baby picture taken on his 100th day after he was born, of four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage...
Shanghai, China
Baby picture taken on his 100th day after he was born, of four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma,...
A baby picture taken on his 100th day after he was born, of four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sits by the window at their temporary apartment in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CI9
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, rests...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, rests on the of his mother while waiting to be...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, rests on the lap of his mother Yan Hongyu while waiting to be diagnosed at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CID
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, cries...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, cries after receiving prep injection for his...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, cries after receiving a prep injection for his CT scan at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CIX
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, receives...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, receives...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, receives an ultrasound at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance scemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CHV
August 07, 2013
Yan Hongyu calms her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer...
Shanghai, China
Yan before his CT scan at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai
Yan Hongyu calms her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, before his CT scan at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CIH
August 07, 2013
Yan Hongyu wipes her tears as her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant...
Shanghai, China
Yan wipes her tears as her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, waits for blood...
Yan Hongyu wipes her tears as her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, waits for a blood test at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CHT
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sits...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sits...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sits on an examination table at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CHW
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, buries...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, buries...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, buries his head as he waits for his CT scan diagnosis at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CIG
August 07, 2013
Yan Hongyu cries after receiving the testing reports for her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage...
Shanghai, China
Yan cries after receiving the testing reports for her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma,...
Yan Hongyu cries after receiving the testing reports for her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CIF
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, waits...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, waits with his father outside of a CT scan lab...
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, waits with his father outside of a CT scan lab at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CHY
August 07, 2013
Yan Hongyu buries her head after receiving the testing reports for her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who...
Shanghai, China
Yan Hongyu buries her head after receiving testing reports for her son, who has late-stage neuroblastoma,...
Yan Hongyu buries her head after receiving the testing reports for her son, four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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RTX12CHU
August 07, 2013
Yan Hongyu, mother of four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the...
Shanghai, China
Yan waits to pay medical bills at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai
Yan Hongyu, mother of four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, waits to pay medical bills at the Shanghai Children's Hospital in Shanghai, May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA
RTX12CGR
August 07, 2013
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sleeps...
Shanghai, China
Four-year-old Niuniu sleeps at his family's temporary apartment in Shanghai
Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, sleeps at his family's temporary apartment in Shanghai May 30, 2013. China has massively ramped up spending on health care, but many millions of people still cannot afford even basic health care, and health insurance schemes run by the government have only patchy coverage. Picture taken May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
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