Medical waste disposal is a key part of pandemic planning and recovery that we must get right during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Asia’s economies have generally maintained sound macroeconomic policies that can help the region withstand this latest challenge and emerge even stronger.
The COVID-19 pandemic could be an opportunity to take a more holistic approach to health and well-being, invest in health systems and in resilient supply chains.
Pacific nations, led by the smallest and least well-off, moved decisively to restrict travel from a fast-growing list of COVID-19 affected countries.
COVID-19 is uncharted territory but development professionals bring a wealth of experience from past crises to rebuild lives, livelihoods, and economies.
Millions of families who were already poor and vulnerable before the COVID-19 outbreak face impossible decisions about food, healthcare, and survival. We have a responsibility to act immediately and protect those most in need.
COVID-19 has exposed the vulnerability of energy value chains but solar power could be an indigenous solution to keep the lights on during a crisis.
The Asia Pacific region is standing together to cooperate regionally to address the transnational threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic underscores the need to support trade to not only move medical supplies but also to bolster economies
Bank-held nonperforming loans in some Asian economies have risen in recent years. Policy makers should address this growing risk now.