Accelerating Access to Medicines: Policy Recommendations for Achieving the Health-Related Sustainable Development Goals
[Geneva Network] A report on the importance of reducing unnecessary medicine costs and increasing accelerated access to new medical technologies through the abolishment of tariffs on medicine and expedited examination processes for medical patents and medicine regulatory approval.
[World Bank Group] Statistics regarding physicians per 1,000 people in all countries.
Past, Present, And Future Of Global Health Financing: A Review Of Development Assistance, Government, Out-Of-Pocket, And Other Private Spending On Health For 195 Countries, 1995–2050
[The Lancet’s Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network] Analysis of past, present and predicted future health spending for 195 countries and territories. The report broadly characterizes global health spending, with an emphasis on equity in spending across countries.
[Nurfilzah Rohaidi] The country hopes to leverage on the high mobility of tech workers as the face of healthcare rapidly evolves.
[The Thailand Board of Investment] As part of its Thailand 4.0 initiative, the Thai government wants to make Thailand a leading destination for pharmaceuticals and medical devices and a world-class provider of medical care.
[Gemma Holliani Cahya] With 11 years to go before the target date of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2030, Indonesia needs to pay more attention to tackling the major causes of non-communicable diseases (NCD)… major factors that contributed to the increased prevalence of NCDs in Indonesia were blood pressure, diet, blood sugar, obesity, tobacco and air pollution. [There was an] enormous shift in the disease burden between 1990 and 2017. While the disability adjusted life year (DALY), a global health measure of overall disease burden, in 1990 was dominated by communicable maternal and neonatal causes, the DALY in 2017 was dominated by NCDs.
[Inga Vesper] A survey released for World Hepatitis Day showed those with the greatest risk of HCV are the least likely to access treatment despite the availability of affordable medications across the region. Beyond cost, other barriers included time away from work, the added travel costs and out-of-pocket family care costs that would result from seeking treatment.
Explore the Countries
Indonesia has achieved significant health milestones, but rising rates of NCDs bring new challenges.
Malaysia can attract new foreign investment and improve health outcomes by better protecting innovation and reducing bureaucratic delays.
Increasing public-private partnerships in the Philippines will bring health care innovation to a rapidly growing population
Health care is poised to become a major economic driver in Thailand in the coming years.
The success of Singapore’s health care system can be attributed to strong policies and an integrated health system.