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Digitizing vaccine cold chain, key to post-pandemic immunization in Indonesia

For some vaccinators in the vast archipelagic nation of Indonesia, a day in their professional life may involve trekking through deep tropical valleys and jungles or crossing the open waters on…  


Eight months in, we need three wins: Vaccine, Digital and Renewables

While we knew close to nothing about this Coronavirus eight months ago, we now have a clearer idea about what it is, how it strikes and what needs to be done.  



Ensuring uninterrupted HIV, TB and malaria services in the time of COVID-19

The health community in the Western Pacific is adapting to make sure vulnerable populations are not left behind  


The case for a universal basic income

It's time to add a new element to the policy packages that governments are introducing.  


Small Giants in COVID-19 response


Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 Response Receives Much Needed Boost

The six new ventilators add to Papua New Guinea’s capacity to treat possible future and acute COVID-19 cases.  


COVID-19 amplifying inequalities for transgender people

As the COVID-19 crisis began to unfold, countries around Asia and the Pacific began locking down. The roll-out of COVID-19 measures and the realization of imminent massive economic shocks have brought…  


Why Pakistan's youth must be part of the response to COVID-19

Pakistan needs to make space for youth to be part of the development process. With 70 percent of the population younger than 29, Pakistan’s vibrant youth are eager to engage with a dynamic, open…  


Social and Economic Impact of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Asia-Pacific

COVID-19 = Health Crisis + Economic Crisis Discover here the socio-economic impacts of Covid-19 (coronavirus) and how we need to respond to it.  

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