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  • Diabetes and the Price of Insulin: 12 Things to Know

    In one of the largest comparative studies on pharmaceutical pricing ever conducted, the Asian Development Bank Institute analyzed detailed trade data for 186 countries that import insulin. Read the report

  • ADB in 2016

    Against a backdrop of continued steady economic growth in Asia and the Pacific, a new global deal on climate change, and recent agreement on the Sustainable Development Goals, ADB is gearing up for a busy year in 2016. We look at some of what lies ahead for the coming 12 months.

  • What Does the Paris Climate Deal Mean for Asia and the Pacific?

    At the 2015 Paris Climate Conference in December, 195 nations agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions to limit the rise in the global average temperature to below 2 degrees compared to pre-industrial levels. 

  • ADB in 2015: the Year in Review

    ADB had a busy, proficient year in 2015, embarking on critical reforms that will raise its total annual lending and grant approvals to as high as $20 billion, 50% more than the current level. We look back at some of the most significant milestones of the year.

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