The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on business owners and employees throughout what it terms the ‘Western Pacific Region’ (WPR) to drive workplace safety policy through the implementation of universal smoke-free workplaces. Demonstrating its frustration at the lack of action by legislators in some parts of the region to implement what it describes as.. read more →

Driving the future demand in ASEAN 6’s healthcare system are factors such as shift in age demographics and unhealthy lifestyle habits In Thailand alone growth in overweight and obesity rates in 2016 showed one of the highest among the six ASEAN countries assessed at 31.6% and 9.2% respectively. A white paper released by Asia-focused management.. read more →

Twenty-five years ago, U.S. tech companies pledged to stop using chemicals that caused miscarriages and birth defects. They failed to ensure that their Asian suppliers did the same. The women on the production line worked in so-called cleanrooms and wore protective suits, but that was for the chips’ protection, not theirs. The women were exposed.. read more →

The research service provides an analysis of the policies impacting the healthcare market in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It includes the current trends, market size, revenue forecast, and market drivers and restraints. Healthcare market participants and key opinion leaders were interviewed to obtain their perception about trends and opportunities. The regional scope.. read more →

Twelve-article special issue in Global Health Action is ‘first of its kind’ focused on Southeast Asia region January 29, 2015 – One of Asia’s most prominent global health conferences, PMAC 2015 in Bangkok, was the site this week for the launch and presentation of a special issue of the peer reviewed journal Global Health Action.. read more →