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.



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?


The March of Private Health Care in Southeast Asia

How can a government achieve universal coverage for all citizens in a landscape where private care is deeply entrenched?


The Geopolitics of Polio in Southeast Asia

The risk of re-emergence highlights the looming political choices Southeast Asia now needs to make to protect its people