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January 1985

Medicine and Health Care Along the Silk Road: China's Population Control Program Among the National Minorities

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC.

Arch Intern Med. 1985;145(1):137-138. doi:10.1001/archinte.1985.00360010175029

• Travel along the Silk Road where many of China's national minorities live gives a new insight into the population growth problem. As a whole China's "one-child-for-one-family" campaign seems to have succeeded in controlling its national population, although the government takes a more liberal attitude toward the national minorities.

(Arch Intern Med 1985;145:137-138)