Family doctor service (广东试点“家庭医生”)

Countries: 
China
Implemented by: 
GuangDong Provincial Government
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-3 (Rural development, migration and urbanization)
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-2 (Universal and equal access to health-care services)
Description: 

GuangDong Province would initiate a family doctor service on a trial basis in 2014. The service will cover all streets and villages in the Province within five years. The family doctor service will be based on the general medical practitioners service in urban community and rural township clinics. They will initially serve the elderly, pregnant, disabled, and children.