69-year-old Village Doctor Devotes Herself to Treating Villagers

August 10, 2019
Editor: Wei Xuanyi
CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui prepares her medicine chest in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Chen Zeguo]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui distributes medicine to her patients in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Zhou Mi]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui is seen on her way to a home visit in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Chen Zeguo]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui studies with her grandson Chen Hailin in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Zhou Mi]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui is seen on her way to a home visit in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Wei Hai]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui check blood presure for a villager in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Zhou Mi]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui is seen on her way to a home visit in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Yang Lei]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui greets a villager on her way to a home visit in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Yang Lei]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui is seen on her way to a home visit in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Jin Liwang]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui is seen on her way to a home visit in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Chen Zhenhai]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Aerial photos taken on Aug. 8, 2019 shows Gao Yinshui on her way to a home visit in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Jin Liwang]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui (R) speaks with doctor Gao Mingjian at a clinic in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Jin Liwang]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui reviews makes notes on patients' record in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Yang Lei]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui cleans the yard of a clinic in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Jin Liwang]

CHINA-JIANGXI-NANCHANG-RURAL DOCTOR(CN)

Gao Yinshui prepares her medicine chest in Lixin Village of Meiling Town in Wanli District of Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, Aug. 8, 2019. Almost every day in the past four decades, 69-year-old village doctor Gao Yinshui walks for miles on mountain roads to see her patients in nine different villages. At the end of 1970, Gao's mother had an emergency and was lucky to be saved by a local rural doctor. Becasue of that, Gao Yinshui gave up the opportunity to be a teacher and chose to become a rural doctor. However, she has no medical foundation. In order to master medical knowledge and skills as soon as possible, Gao works while studying in township health center and participating in clinical practice and reads medical books to broaden medical knowledge in the evening. After Gao made herself a doctor, she had been providing medical help for more than 1,500 villagers. Encouraged by Gao, her grandson also studies medicine and is likely to carry on Gao's cause. [Xinhua/Yang Lei]

 

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