Susann Roth

Advisor, SDCC and Chief of Knowledge Advisory Services Center, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, ADB

Susann Roth leads a group that advises on knowledge management best practices to enhance efficiency, quality and innovation at ADB. The team tests new ways for better multi-disciplinary collaboration and problem solving such as human centered design thinking, foresight and futures thinking. 

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New Health Hope for India's Urban Poor

The continued urban boom across Asia and the Pacific offers a host of exciting new opportunities for the region but it also presents huge challenges― not least in the critical field of health.

Susann Roth

Why are More Women Dying in Childbirth in Indonesia?

As the world marks International Day of Action for Women's Health, maternal deaths are an uncomfortable reminder that much work still needs to be done. Indonesia is a case in point. While it is one of the fast growing economic powerhouses in Asia it is also experiencing a worrying rise in maternal deaths.

Susann Roth

Ten Steps Toward Achieving Universal Health Coverage

When ADB recently hosted a conference on using information and communication technology (ICT) in universal health coverage, it was vital not to miss the opportunity to pin down practical steps that participants could commit to taking in their own workplace. The conference culminated in the iCTen Steps: practical next steps with both quick wins and some longer-term goals that can be adapted to specific country settings, regardless of where they are on the road to universal health coverage.

Susann Roth

Why AIDS Funding Stands at a Crossroads in Asia and Pacific

The Asia Pacific region has scored many successes in its march to reverse the HIV and AIDS epidemic in a number of countries, starting with Thailand, Cambodia, and India. But the region still faces serious challenges with other countries like Pakistan, Philippines, and Indonesia reporting rising epidemic levels. Initial successes in scaling up treatment and prevention programs have left some political leaders and policymakers complacent.

Susann Roth

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