Chronic illnesses recognized a major problem for China
In the next 18 years China will face an unprecedented orgy of chronic disease, experts predict. It is predicted that the number of people 40 years and older with a chronic illness in 2030 will increase by two to three times, reports Xinhua, citing a report by the China Cardiology Congress.
These data are backed up and last years report of the National Center for cardiovascular disease. Plus, in 2030 to grow by 50% of deaths from chronic diseases.
World Bank said in 2011 that chronic disease diagnosed in more than 260 million people in the country. This corresponded to 85% of deaths in China. Almost 70% of the money allocated to health, care is the treatment of chronic diseases. At the moment, for example, heart problems have been reported in every five Chinese.
Shengshou According to Hu, the president of the Hospital Fu Wei, the number of patients with heart disease increases by 10-20% annually. Moreover, the national mortality rate will vary depending on the hospital.
As preventive measures, China is trying to instill in the population a culture of healthy way of life, not only to renounce smoking and salt in large quantities, but also in educating medical personnel.