A Study of Child Wellbeing and Welfare Systems in China and Taiwan

International Journal of Nursing and Health Science
© 2019 by SSRG - IJNHS Journal
Volume 5 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Liranso G. Selamu
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Liranso G. Selamu, "A Study of Child Wellbeing and Welfare Systems in China and Taiwan," SSRG International Journal of Nursing and Health Science, vol. 5,  no. 3, pp. 30-33, 2019. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/24547484/IJNHS-V5I3P106


In recent years, children's wellbeing has become a hot research theme that is increasingly gaining attention in the field of health and social sciences. Still, there are significant gaps in investigating children's wellbeing across countries. The present study was explored the current child wellbeing and welfare systems in China and Taiwan. The phenomenon of assessment in children's wellbeing by comparing two different nations' practices contributed to new perspectives from wider perspectives. A systematic analysis was conducted and analyzed significant research journals based on the study themes "child wellbeing", "welfare systems", "China", "Taiwan". The recent journal articles from the Global Health database, PubMed, which, Google Scholar, Abstracts, Summon, Academic Journals Database, and PsychInfo data sources were reviewed. Research journals and articles published in English in peer-reviewed journals since 2000 were included. The study shows that the wider body of knowledge, recent evidence and compared child wellbeing and social welfare systems of the countries from wider perspectives. Children's wellbeing issue has grown in importance and achieved great advancement, but the current social and economic changes of the nations are uncertain. The study has suggested both nations should further empirical studies to construct comprehensive child-focused policies and support networks to improve the existing child wellbeing and social welfare systems. Therefore, there is a need for an empirical study to reduce the highest wellbeing risks of children and reform the social welfare system in both nations. The interpretation of this study has a number of important implications for future research and practices.


child wellbeing, welfare systems, policies, China, Taiwan


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