Online mutual aid platforms are plugging a health care gap in China for those on lower incomes

//Online mutual aid platforms are plugging a health care gap in China for those on lower incomes

Online mutual aid platforms are plugging a health care gap in China for those on lower incomes

Pay less than US$1 and get up to 100,000 yuan (US$14,144) of help if you face a critical illness – this is how an online health care mutual aid platform helped rural resident Hu Youbin pay medical expenses when he was diagnosed with cancer last year.In a country with a population of over 1.4 billion and uneven access to quality health care, poverty due to serious illness is a reality that many low and middle-income households like Hu’s have to potentially face.However, the situation has been…

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