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Quality Versus Quantity: The Rockefeller Foundation and Nurses' Training in China

Quality Versus Quantity: The Rockefeller Foundation and Nurses' Training in China Quality Versus Quantity: The Rockefeller Foundation a n d Nurses' Training in China Kaiyi Chen University of Pennsylvania The Rockefeller Foundation set a h i g h stake in its philanthropy in China in the first half of this century. From 1915 to 1947, the F o u n d a t i o n invested a total of $45 million, the largest for a n y of its foreign recipi- ents.' A n u m b e r of publications in recent decades have a p p r a i s e d the medical w o r k done b y the F o u n d a t i o n in China, especially in relation to its seminal p r o j e c t - t h e Peking Union Medical College (PUMC).2 An interesting dichotomy raised in those w o r k s w a s the conflict be- t w e e n the F o u n d a t i o n ' s policy of i n t r o d u c i n g high-quality medical service a n d training to China a n d http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of American-East Asian Relations Brill

Quality Versus Quantity: The Rockefeller Foundation and Nurses' Training in China

Journal of American-East Asian Relations , Volume 5 (1): 77 – Jan 1, 1996

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Brill
Copyright
© 1996 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1058-3947
eISSN
1876-5610
DOI
10.1163/187656196X00128
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Abstract

Quality Versus Quantity: The Rockefeller Foundation a n d Nurses' Training in China Kaiyi Chen University of Pennsylvania The Rockefeller Foundation set a h i g h stake in its philanthropy in China in the first half of this century. From 1915 to 1947, the F o u n d a t i o n invested a total of $45 million, the largest for a n y of its foreign recipi- ents.' A n u m b e r of publications in recent decades have a p p r a i s e d the medical w o r k done b y the F o u n d a t i o n in China, especially in relation to its seminal p r o j e c t - t h e Peking Union Medical College (PUMC).2 An interesting dichotomy raised in those w o r k s w a s the conflict be- t w e e n the F o u n d a t i o n ' s policy of i n t r o d u c i n g high-quality medical service a n d training to China a n d

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Journal of American-East Asian RelationsBrill

Published: Jan 1, 1996

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