In the Spotlight
Survey results conducted in 2013 evaluated children's nutritional and health status in the five districts of the Karnali Zone in Nepal, with a special focus on the influence of the child grant program.
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
Despite rapid urbanization in Indonesia, health services and health inequality are still not well understood in the country.
The Regional Malaria and Other Communicable Disease Threats Trust Fund supports developing member countries in developing multi-country, cross-border, and multisector responses to urgent malaria and other communicable disease issues.
ADB’s vision for the health sector
ADB launched an Operational Plan for Health 2015-2020 in June 2015. The plan describes how ADB will support developing member countries in achieving universal health coverage. Key priorities are in investing in health infrastructure, health governance and financing - all underpinned by investments in information and communications technology and public-private partnerships.