Beijing Children's Hospital, Capital Medical University, National Center for Children's Health, China
*Corresponding Author: Kunling Shen, Beijing Children's Hospital, Capital Medical University, National Center for Children's Health, China.
Received: December 17, 2019; Published: December 26, 2019
It was reported that in 2018, Chinese population reached 1.39 billion, accounting for 17.8% of the global population, of which the population aged 0-15 accounted for 17.9% of Chinese total population . At the same, China is experiencing a severe shortage of paediatricians, with fewer than 118 000 clinicians to serve a population of 220 million children under the age of 14, a ratio of only 0.5 practitioners per 1000 children . Asthma in children is one of the most common respiratory diseases in childhood . In recent years, the incidence of childhood asthma in China has been increasing. In 2010, the prevalence of childhood asthma in China was 3.02% . It was estimated that there were more than10 million asthmatic children in China, placing an increasing burden on healthcare services.
Citation: Kunling Shen. “Initiative for Chinese’s Children’s Asthma Action Plan”.Acta Scientific Paediatrics 4.1 (2020): 45-46.
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