Description of the country
China, a communist nation in East Asia, is the world’s most populous country. Beijing, the capital, mixes modern architecture with historic sites including sprawling Tiananmen Square. Its largest city, Shanghai, is a skyscraper-studded global financial center. The iconic Great Wall of China fortification runs east-west across the country's north.
Geography of the country
China is the world's second largest state by land area with 9.6 million square kilometers and the third or fourth-largest by total area, depending on the method of measurement. Its vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers and 14,500km of coastline.
Status of economy, research and development
China has made significant investments in scientific research, with $163 billion spent on scientific research and development in 2012. Science and technology are seen as vital for achieving China's economic and political goals, and are held as a source of national pride to a degree sometimes described as "techno-nationalism".
Status about the different subjects in which extensive research is going on
China pays great attention to protecting and improving its people’s health. As the Constitution stipulates, “The state develops medical and health services, promotes modern medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, all for the protection of the people’s health.” Based on this constitutional stipulation, China has put in place a complete system of laws and regulations concerning medical and health services. Children's Hospital of Fudan University in Minhang is the leading hospital in medical research in china. It is a university hospital affiliated to Fudan University Shanghai Medical College. It has been consistently ranked as the top children's hospital in China, and the first children's hospital in Asia to be accredited by Joint Commission International. Numerous medical journals are published from China with good reputation. Several leading Institution in the country including Zhejiang University, Sun Yat-sen University, Sichuan University, Wuhan University, Qingdao University, Guanzhou Medical University, Fudan University and others are spearheading the medical research).