There is a great need for increased healthcare throughout China, specifically around cardiovascular disease, which accounts for 12.4% of the disease burden. In this visualization we take a look at some of the contributing factors and some potential solutions to this rising problem. View the viz in either English or Mandarin!
The data in this visualization is derived from a number of different sources including: China Ministry of Health Statistical Yearbook, 2003; China Ministry of Health Statistical Yearbook, 2009; Office of the World Health Organization Representative in China, “China: Health, Poverty and Economic Development,” 2005; IBM Institute for Business Value, “Healthcare in China: Toward greater access, efficiency and quality,” 2006; World Bank, Rural Health in China: Briefing Notes Series “China’s Health Sector – Why Reform is Needed,” 2005; World Bank, “Toward a Healthy and Harmonious Life in China: Stemming the Rising Tide of Non-Communicable Diseases,” 2011; China Health Statistics Summary, 2005; American Heart Association, “Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics,” Circulation, 2010; American Heart Association, “Future cardiovascular disease in China,” Circulation, 2011; The George Washington University Medical Center, “The current state of cardiology in China,” International Journal of Cardiology, 2004; World Health Organization, “China: Health Profile,” 2011; Center for Disease & World Health Organization, “The Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke,” 2004; The Association of Medical Equipment of China
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