People's Republic of China - Review of the urban social security system

This report is part of the Memorandum of Understanding concluded between the ILO and the Ministry of Labour and social Security in 2001. It constitutes a technical review on all social security schemes of the MOLSS in China PR. Its focus at the national level is completed by an explicit review of provincial experiences for Liaoning in the North-East, Guangdong on the central East Coast and Sichuan in the South.

In order to identify the key factors behind differential access and treatment of people living with HIV to medical services, the STD and AIDS Prevention and Control Center of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCAIDS) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) undertook a joint qualitative research project in August 2010. In-depth interviews were conducted with 20 medical professionals from four designated HIV hospitals and seven non-designated hospitals in five provinces (Henan, Beijing, Guangxi, Yunnan and Gansu).