Many of the Filipinos, I have gotten to know over the last 8 years, say that their love lives are strongly influenced by their passionate, emotional culture and Catholic up-bringing.
Let us correct this myth and discuss what is needed to support inclusive business models for health care in Asia and the Pacific.
Improving electricity supply to rural health facilities is critical to deliver quality health care across developing Asia.
The risk of contracting antimicrobial-resistant bacteria or emerging infectious diseases is higher in Asia than anywhere else in the world.
ADB’s health bond opens the door to badly needed long-term financing for health projects in Asia and the Pacific.
Investing in sexual and reproductive health is not only the right thing to do – it benefits women, families, and the entire economy.
Here are a few highlights from ADB’s new Operational Plan for Health 2015-2020 launched today.
With the impacts of the pandemic on food and nutrition being felt around the region, planning is needed to avoid higher food prices, decreased nutrition and reduced food security.
What will the future for Asia and the Pacific look like - the region with the fastest economic growth and, at the same time, with the poorest people and the largest inequalities in the world – after 2015 and the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals?
As the region recovers from the pandemic there is an opportunity to rethink how development is undertaken and to deploy mission-oriented approaches to policy making.