Pollution is a silent killer that can lead to cancer, many other chronic diseases, and even impact infant brain development.
Addressing accountability opens the doors for wider governance reforms for stronger health systems in Asia and the Pacific.
Asian governments should compel all public and private health service providers to share their data, promote continuity of care, and put their patients’ wellbeing first.
Health impact assessments can seize the opportunity to attain positive health outcomes that would otherwise not happen, as we are seeing in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Diabetes can’t be solved by health systems alone – it’s a global problem that is driven by our lifestyle choices.
Let’s support investments with the best value for money to counter the massive challenge presents to the region.
Let us correct this myth and discuss what is needed to support inclusive business models for health care in Asia and the Pacific.
Conditional cash transfers are about more than just handing out funds.
Investing in sexual and reproductive health is not only the right thing to do – it benefits women, families, and the entire economy.
A policy brief from the Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies is helping Asian countries capture in a more appropriate manner causes of death and disease burden.