Swee Kheng Khor

Swee Kheng Khor is a visiting senior fellow at the United Nations University International Institute of Global Health. Khor currently specializes in health systems, health policies, and global health using a generalist and a systems viewpoint. Previously, he held progressively senior roles in four practice areas (clinical medicine; refugee & disaster relief; clinical research; and health-care anti-corruption), covering more than ninety countries across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. He holds an MD (National University of Malaysia), an MPH (Berkeley) and a membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom.

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Governance

Southeast Asia Needs Its Own CDC

COVID-19 is a baptism by fire and highlights the need for an effective, durable disease control authority in the region

Governance

Why is Southeast Asia Responding Differently to COVID-19?

Fundamental differences and objectives between nation states in Southeast Asia influence their responses to COVID-19

Governance

The Politics of the Coronavirus Outbreak

Why are outbreaks common in Asia, and what political choices can governments make to reduce risk of infectious diseases?