Living Revolution | Medicine and Public Health
Some of the themes that this section will cover include:
Traditional vs. Western Medicine - what
is the line between traditional medicine as cultural heritage and traditional
medicine as feudal ignorance? What is the role of Western medicine when
anyone with Western education is suspect,and what is the role of traditional
medicine when the Four Olds are smashed?
Science and Faith - turning to miracles for a cure, from old religious temples to Mao Zedong thought (for more about Mao Thought, see The Miracles of Chairman Mao in the Reddest Red Sun section of this site).
Medical Workers Serve the Peasants, China Pictorial 1966.1. p.2 (article on health care development in countryside)
A "Mobile Hospital" in the Mountain, China Pictorial 1966.1. p.6 (article on how a mobile hospital operates from village to village)
A Set of False Teeth, China Pictorial 1966.4. p.28 (story of medical team making false teeth for an old model laborer for his good deed)
Chairman Mao Gave Her a New Life -- The Advanced Deed of the Medical Section of a P.L.A. Unit Which, Overcoming All Difficulties, Successfully Removed a 90-Jin Tumour, China Pictorial 1968.8. p.24 (a story similar to the deaf-mutes and the Miracles of Chairman Mao)
A New Portable X-Ray Machine
for the Countryside, China Pictorial 1968.12. p.44 (short article
on workers who invented an x-ray machine)
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