The spread of the zika virus demonstrates vector-borne disease control requires more than just investing in health.
Southeast Asian countries have much to learn from Korea's successful experience with social health insurance.
Eradicating TB calls for innovative solutions, political and financial commitments, and collaborative work from countries in the region.
The recently endorsed APLMA Malaria Elimination Roadmap will help implement national plans and accelerate regional progress on eradicating the disease by 2030.
The risk of contracting antimicrobial-resistant bacteria or emerging infectious diseases is higher in Asia than anywhere else in the world.
A quick reference for health specialists to address violence against women and girls.
The recent haze caused by forest fires in Indonesia is yet another form of air pollution we increasingly suffer in Asia, where many have come to accept this public health risk as a necessary evil of urban economic growth.
Unlike many dull international gatherings, the recent #MA4HealthAP conference gave participants a multitude of innovative ways to engage with their peers.
Non-communicable diseases act as key barriers to poverty alleviation and sustainable development, and we have to start with ourselves by making healthy lifestyle choices everyday.
Despite the many successes across Asia and the Pacific in reducing the incidence of malaria, the disease continues to be a heavy burden for many countries, with an estimated 2.2 billion people at risk in the region.