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Film Showing :The Barefoot Doctors of Rural China
Date Tuesday December 23
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Revolution Books 2425 Channing Way(in the Sather Gate Parking Mall off of Telegraph Avenue) Berkeley,CA 94704 Wheelchair accessible.Donations accepted.
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorRevolution Books
Emailrevolutionbooks [at]
Address2425 Channing Way(off of Telegraph Ave)
Film showing: The Barefoot Doctors of Rural China - this award-winning 1975 short film documents the unprecedented "barefoot doctor" movement in Mao's China. By putting priority on the needs of the people, and relying on them, a new system of healthcare was created, combining peasant paramedics with trained doctors, integrating Western and indigenous medicine, with a focus on preventive care and education. Basic health care was provided to millions of poor people in China for the first time in history. Discussion of the film will follow.
Added to the calendar on Saturday Dec 6th, 2008 5:55 PM

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