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.
Unlike many dull international gatherings, the recent #MA4HealthAP conference gave participants a multitude of innovative ways to engage with their peers.
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.
ICT can bridge the gap between existing health systems and universal health coverage, but it’s a complex process and every country has its own challenges.
As we mark today World AIDS Day, we can reflect that there is so much more that remains to be done on combating HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific.