What is required is a global conversation to address an age-old challenge: the balancing act of modifying or dismantling existing dogma and presupposition.
These efforts must be pragmatic, holistic and sustainable.
Given the challenge of finding the right drugs to treat malaria and the impact of climate change on its spread, scholars explore the malaria-cancer connection.
The pandemic has accelerated innovation efforts and increased the willingness to conduct higher-risk experimentation. What are some potential lessons for Asia?
A rethinking of development strategy and planning beyond the traditional economic- and city-centric world is essential, especially in the Global South.
A new dangerous kind of nationalism amalgamating underlying global challenges is on the rise: vaccine nationalism.
Apart from collaboration in health and medicine, ASEAN has been inconsistent – even confrontational – in matters where cooperation would be the best course of action.
A more calibrated containment strategy can and should be developed using insights gleaned from big data.
Health authorities must adopt a targeted approach so that different populations or population segments are treated differently based on their relative risk assessment.
There is a serious crisis looming in Covid-19's wake, potentially resulting in the premature deaths of tens of millions of people across the world.
Modern security challenges defy national borders. The world must prepare for concerted, coordinated action to prevent predictable cross-border threats.
Asian leaders should prioritize climate initiatives before environmental distress raises the costs of action and the prospects of political and economic crises.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome, which has long been linked to polluted air, has been a major cause of Covid-19-related deaths.
There is an opportunity to redesign health policies with the same broad goals for everyone but with a country or area-specific methodology of planning and execution.
2017 AsiaGlobal Fellow and bioethics expert Florencia Daud urges authorities to pursue a more focused approach to protect the most vulnerable.