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Running Head: FINAL PROJECT ONE MILESTONE TWO: CHINA 1 Final Project One Milestone China . Southern New Hampshire University
FINAL PROJECT ONE MILESTONE TWO: CHINA 2 Final Project One Milestone One: China Introduction and the General State of HealthCare Introduction China, officially known as the People’s Republic of China, is the most populated nation in the world. Measuring over 3.7 million square miles, China is the fourth largest country in the world following behind Russia, Canada, and the United States ( Yu, Stith, Liu, & Chen, 2012). As of 2016, the United Nations listed the population of China with over 1.3 billion. (UNdata..n.d). Purpose With a population as massive as China’s, healthcare and its availability to its diversity class of citizens is a unique opportunity to explore. By examining China’s evolving healthcare system through government involvement, social influences, and cultural differences and beliefs, one can grasp a better understanding of the country’s needs whiling aiding in developing health care strategies to help some of the same issues that occur in the United States. The purpose of this paper is to create China’s country profile by examining the economics, social factors, and culture and how they directly relate to healthcare and health outcomes within that nation. Country Details Political Climate The People’s Republic of China was created in 1949 following the defeat of Kuomintang to the communist leader Mao Zedong (BBC, 2017). Since 2012, Xi Jinping serves as the President of the People’s Republic of China and as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China. Xi is known for his assertiveness and belief in an authoritative government. His firm ideals reject Western concepts of constitutional democracy and human rights.
FINAL PROJECT ONE MILESTONE TWO: CHINA 3 Economics Behind Great Britain and the United States, China is the third country to have the ability to shape and change the global system of trade and finance (Tsui, Wong, CHI, & Tiejun, 2017). China has the second largest economy in the world, and up until 2015, China was considered to be the world's fastest-growing economy , averaging growth rates of over 10 percent in 30 years (Tsui, Wong, CHI, & Tiejun, 2017). China is known for its export and leading producer of cheap goods. Top exports from China include miscellaneous grain, seeds, fruit, aircraft, electrical machinery, machinery, and automobiles (USTR,n.d). China is also the third largest supplier to the United States for agricultural imports including, processed fruit and vegetables, fruit and vegetable juices, snack foods, fresh vegetables, and tea (USTR, n.d.) . Geography and Climate China is a country of vast climates and terrains. Located in Southeastern Asia along the Pacific Ocean, each region of China holds an increased level of diversity. To the south, rainforests cover most of the terrain presenting with a wet, tropical climate. China’s northwest is a desert, wherein the northeast temperatures can reach -50 Celsius. The Himalayas can be found

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