Vietnam Emerges as a Leader in the Fight for Universal Health Coverage

Vietnam has made impressive progress toward achieving universal health coverage, which can be attributed not only to its scale of investment in health care, but also to its utilization of resources and intellectual capital.

New Report Urges ASEAN Markets to Strengthen Intellectual Property Rights

A new report by the Geneva Network urges countries in Southeast Asia to strengthen intellectual property (IP) protections to increase innovation and higher-value knowledge-based goods and services. The report also recommends that emerging markets align their IP systems with the highest global standards to attract foreign investors, integrate into global supply chains and support local businesses and entrepreneurs.

IP Protections Help Improve Cancer Screening and Prevention in Malaysia

Cervical cancer is the third most common cancer in women in Malaysia, but the country’s screening rate is disproportionately low. Intellectual property protections are helping to pave the way for a new program to improve screening rates and prevention in Malaysia.

Biopharmaceutical Associations in Southeast Asia Work Together to Educate About Patient-Centered Policy Solutions

Biopharmaceutical associations announced the launch of Healthy Innovation to draw attention to unmet medical needs in Southeast Asia and the pro-innovation solutions that can improve patients’ lives.