Description of the country: China or officially known “People’s Republic of China”, with its 23 provinces, five autonomous regions, four municipalities and two special administrative regions is world’s most populated and second largest country of the world in land area. With its roots in past and vision in future it has most fast developing economy of world.
Geography of the country: Being second largest country in land area after Russia, it has largest combined land border in world. China has a diverse landscape ranging from deserts like Gobi and Taklamakan in north to subtropical desert in south. Mountain ranges in south of country like Karakoram, Himalaya, Pamir and Tian Shan separates it’s from South and central Asia.
Status of economy, research and development: In spite of its large population China is the second largest economy in the world. About 344.7 billion USD is spent by China for research and development in year 2014 which is next to USA 473.4 billion USD. Presently China’s economy is market economy and one of the best examples of state capitalism. China with its outstanding advancements in telecommunications, transportation and infrastructure has become world’s fastest growing economy.
Status about Health care research in China: China has produced a total of 8 Nobel laureates in field such as Physics, Chemistry and Medicine. With the increase in social and economic structure in past decades, health status has greatly increased for Chinese people. For all research on health care and development research Chinese Ministry of Health and other world organisation such as WHO, EU, TDR are running various funded and non-funded projects at various levels. National Health Economics Institute and Centre for Health Management and Policy are few institutes continuously involved in research in field of health care and publishing their results in various medical journals around the world. Chinese Journal of Emergency Medicine and Chinese Journal of Clinical Nutrition publishes large number of article in field of healthcare.