Blogs on health
Published on Friday, 12 August 2016
For social protection to become truly inclusive, social protection must meet the needs of younger women and men.
Published on Tuesday, 07 June 2016
It is our collective responsibility to take care of and protect our oceans if we want to live longer, better, and healthier.
Published on Monday, 11 April 2016
South Asia needs more gender equality and social inclusiveness in the energy sector.
Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2015
A focus on inclusion in the new SDGs is vital for Asia and the Pacific, where inequality has risen some 20% in the past two decades, and around 1.4 billion people live under $2 a day.
Published on Friday, 31 July 2015
We helped women in Nepal stop being seen as mere water fetchers, and empowered them to become true leaders within their communities.
Published on Monday, 29 June 2015
As the People’s Republic of China is fast becoming a haven for all sorts of tech entrepreneurs, many of these need help from incubators such as Legend Star.
Published on Friday, 05 June 2015
While developing Asia has made great strides toward raising prosperity and reducing poverty during the last three decades, it has not done as well on good governance, which affects public service delivery.
Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015
Many African and Asian countries face similar health care challenges. More than half of the people in Africa go to the mostly unregulated private health care sector to get diagnosed and treated, and they pay out-of pocket. The same is true for Asia and the Pacific.
Published on Monday, 01 December 2014
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.
Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014
More than a year ago, I was in Liberia as part of a team looking into its health system and health financing reforms. The country was still recovering from long years of civil strife. But Liberia was eager to be one of a growing number of countries which were aspiring to and pursuing universal health coverage (UHC).