Chronic Illnesses and Challenges

Tencent China: Dying to Breathe

Photographer Sim Chi Yin has spent​ ​the past​ four years documenting He Quangui's life as he struggled with silicosis.

China: A Dying Miner's Dream

Gold miner He Quangui is dying from silicosis. He records a message to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who called on Chinese citizens to leave their homes and work in mines.