By Susann Roth on Thursday, 30 January 2014
Director-General of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, describes Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as ‘the most powerful concept that public health has to offer’.
By Betty Wilkinson on Thursday, 23 January 2014
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab just marked its tenth year anniversary on the MIT campus outside Boston with a one day event which drew over 1200 participants from all over the world.
By Floyd Whaley on Tuesday, 21 January 2014
Gender-sensitive multi-sectoral capacity building facilitates knowledge sharing and engages stakeholders in inclusive green growth.
By Anna Oposa on Friday, 17 January 2014
What can policymakers do to provide young people with the skills they need to succeed in an increasingly technology-driven world? How can young people themselves play a bigger role in skills development?
By Thiam Hee Ng on Wednesday, 15 January 2014
2014 is shaping up to be another challenging year for bond markets in Asia after a see-saw 2013 which saw prices rise at the start of the year, and then fall back on news that the US Federal Reserve plans to reduce or ‘taper’ its quantitative easing operations.
By Betty Wilkinson on Monday, 06 January 2014
We are living in the time of Big Data. It comes from everywhere - from our cell phones, our computers, from fuel pumps, water sensors in meteorological stations, and countless other sources.
By Vinod Thomas on Friday, 03 January 2014
The recent stability of food prices in Asia and the Pacific presents policymakers a window for addressing several crucial issues that, if ignored, risk reigniting the food price crisis of 2007–2012 and undermining the region’s rise out of poverty.