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date: 24 October 2021

Medical Social Work Development in Shanghailocked

Medical Social Work Development in Shanghailocked

  • QingYing JiQingYing JiShanghai Children's Medical Center
  •  and Anao ZhangAnao ZhangThe University of Texas at Austin

Summary

This article offers an overview of medical social work development in Shanghai, China. The Chinese definition of medical social work is introduced, and its development in Shanghai is described. Both from a history and policy perspective, this article outlines the three stages of medical social work development in Shanghai chronologically while introducing relevant national policies for medical social work at each stage. Lessons learned from the past are summarized and reviewed. Finally, future directions for further development are discussed.

Subjects

  • Health Care and Illness
  • International and Global Issues

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