How I became a ‘rural doctor’ in China’s remote Nujiang Valley

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For those who have very little in life, good health is great wealth. But what happens when there’s no doctor in sight? This used to be the reality of residents in Pengdang, a remote alpine town in southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Sick people would have to travel hundreds of kilometers of rugged terrain to get medical help.

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