A rethinking of development strategy and planning beyond the traditional economic- and city-centric world is essential, especially in the Global South.
Health authorities must adopt a targeted approach so that different populations or population segments are treated differently based on their relative risk assessment.
As Covid-19 grips the world, the Filipino workforce looks increasingly vulnerable, despite strong growth in recent years.
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.
How have Kashmiris endured multiple lockdowns over the past 30 years? Physician and AsiaGlobal Fellow Amit Wanchoo offers practical advice on living through a crisis.
Such interventions only serve to worsen wealth inequality and, as a result, could fuel anti-globalization sentiment.
What has kept the Hong Kong protests going? 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow Massimiliano Santini believes it's all about political narrative.
Time to assess the international community's response to the dramatic increase of forced migrants: Rohingya refugee children attend class in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
What happens when the Fourth Industrial Revolution collides with the need and desire to improve the state of the world?
Tackling development challenges such as climate change and ageing demographics requires an understanding of the many different factors contributing to the problem. Global solutions are not always the answer – local approaches combined with systems thinking can prove more effective, writes veteran management consultant Arun Maira, Chairman of HelpAge International, a global NGO aimed at helping the elderly lead dignified lives.
The complex nature of global supply chains means that using exploitative labor at any stage, even indirectly, may harm a company's brand and risk legal liability. Consumers do not want to be associated with trafficked workers and will shun goods produced with slave labor. Nations are passing laws to address this problem. Mandatory reporting of anti-slavery actions may provide some protection for both businesses and workers.