Go West Training Program

The Go West Training Program aims to improve medical infrastructure and healthcare services in undeveloped rural areas in China by providing trainings for local physicians in advanced diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

Go West Training Program

In cooperation with China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission, BHC provides professional trainings for local physicians and hospital executives in rural hospitals of China so that the rural population can gain access to highly developed diagnosis techniques and efficient therapies.

Since its launch in 2007, the project has been successfully extended to 23 provinces/regions with 143 training courses and provided professional trainings to over 16,000 doctors and hospital executives, by the end of March 2014. An additional $3.09 million (20 million yuan) have been provided for the 2012 to 2017 extension of the program.


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Key Information

LocationChina, East Asia and Pacific
  • Start Date 2009
  • End Date 2017
  • Sectors