A major problem concerning health care in South Korea is regional disparities in health care services. Most health care facilities are located in urban areas. However, it is difficult to expect much improvement in health care service in rural areas soon.
The government try to improve the rural health care environment to provide better services to the residents. Despite the government's effort, health care in the rural areas of Korea is still not satisfactory.
The circumstances for health care service in rural areas are changing rapidly with economic development advancement in transportation and IT industry. The increasing chronic disease and rural residents' interest in health also contribute to this change.
In consideration of these changing circumstances, this study suggest some types of new approach to reorganize the health care resources in rural area to improve for solving rural health problems.
- 농어촌 지역주민의 건강증진을 위한 지역사회 자원 조직화 방안(Community resources organization plan for the health promotion of rural and fishery inhabitants)
- 김동진; 윤시몬; 이수형; 나백주; 박재홍
농어촌 지역주민의 건강증진을 위한 지역사회 자원 조직화 방안(Community resources organization plan for the health promotion of rural and fishery inhabitants)
|Series Title; No||연구보고서 / 2012-11|
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)|
|Subject||Social Development < Health|