World Anti-Aging's Regenerative Medicine in China
By World Anti-Aging
Dated: Mar 09, 2010
World Anti-Aging company discusses the urgent demand for high quality health care in Greater China, and how their Center of Regenerative Health Care and stem cell research & development will help meet those demands. “Health is the greatest possession” Lao Tzu, Ancient Chinese Philosopher
China’s healthcare industry is about to change dramatically. The increasing urban population, increasing aging population, and increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases demand it. The government recently granted the healthcare sector 850 billion Yuan (USD 124 billion) for reform. These factors make the healthcare sector in China ready to outperform all other sectors in the country in terms of growth.
Burden of Disease in China: Economic development in China has brought changes from a traditional to a modernized lifestyle. Chinese people eat more high-fat, processed foods and exercise less. People who previously walked or cycled now drive cars or ride motorcycles. This is driving a huge increase in the number of people with chronic diseases. Chronic diseases now account for an estimated 80% of deaths and
70% of disability-adjusted life-years lost in China. The five leading causes of death are cancer, cerebral vascular disease, heart disease, chronic respiratory disease and injury. (source: Michigan Center for Public
Health Preparedness) China also has the second largest diabetes population in the world, which is one of the most serious and costly health conditions. According to WHO (World Health Organization), in the year
2000 China had over 20 million people suffering from diabetes, and they predict that by 2030 that number will reach over 42 million.
Government Academic Support: The Chinese government has made innovation in science and technology a strategic priority. Not only is the government injecting money into health