Blog posts tagged to "malaria"
Published on Thursday, 20 September 2018
The fund wants to lower the cost of health sector development financing, while investing long-term for sustainable impact.
Published on Monday, 16 May 2016
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.
Published on Wednesday, 24 February 2016
It’s time to harness and align the private with the public sector to achieve universal health coverage in Asia and the Pacific.
Published on Thursday, 14 January 2016
Eradicating TB calls for innovative solutions, political and financial commitments, and collaborative work from countries in the region.
Published on Friday, 18 December 2015
The recently endorsed APLMA Malaria Elimination Roadmap will help implement national plans and accelerate regional progress on eradicating the disease by 2030.
Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015
The risk of contracting antimicrobial-resistant bacteria or emerging infectious diseases is higher in Asia than anywhere else in the world.
Published on Monday, 12 October 2015
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.
Published on Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Malaria can be beaten. Proof of this can be found in the fact that across the Asia Pacific region, millions of people who would have died from the disease are living healthy, productive lives. Still, malaria remains a serious threat to lives and livelihoods. Endemic in 22 countries across Asia, it is contracted by an estimated 32 million people annually and kills 47,000 of them.
Published on Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Rapid and dynamic changes in Southeast Asia including population growth and movement, as well as booming urbanization, have contributed to the complexity of combating the spread of tropical diseases. Now the region is faced with an even greater challenge: climate change