China's expanding engagement in global health
For most of the nineteenth and much of the twentieth century, China was called, "the sick man of Asia (, dong ya bing fu). "1 But those days are over. As President Xi Jinping observed, "China has bid farewell to the problems that plagued its people for thousands of years, including hunger, shortages and poverty" (Yu 2019, 19). As described below, China is now one of the world's top economic, political and military powers.
Hickey, Dennis Van Vranken. "China's Expanding Engagement in Global Health." Asian Perspective 44, no. 2 (2020): 327-342.