Southeast Asia

Latest

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

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

Poverty

Diabetes and TB—A Complicating Combo

Though they are entirely different types of diseases TB and diabetes exacerbate each other in surprising—and costly—ways

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?

Trade

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?

Migration

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

Trade

Southeast Asia’s Big Export to the World: Health Professionals

What long-term effect will the brain drain have on SE Asia, on top of a current shortfall of 700,000 doctors and nurses?