Vertical Industry Development to Leverage Innovation: A Model for Leapfrogging Technology and Driving Competitiveness
This paper proposes a development model that can help create, shape, and promote more innovative vertical industries. It explores success criteria and highlights lessons learned from four vertical industry development cases.
Global Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment amid COVID-19: Supply Chains, Bottlenecks, and Policy Implications
This brief examines the global shortage of the personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to tackle COVID-19 and suggests policy implications.
Digital Health Convergence Meeting Tool Kit
This tool kit comprises information on how to create a shared vision for digital health through a national strategy, focused on maximizing the value of resources.
Digital Health Impact Framework User Manual
This manual guides users on how to appraise planned digital health investment decisions.
Strong Regulation of Medical Products: Cornerstone of Public Health and Regional Health Security
This publication examines the effective regulation and governance practices of the pharmaceutical sector in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Investing in Regional Health Security for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific: Managing Health Threats Through Regional and Intersectoral Cooperation
Health security is a regional public good, regional cooperation is essential to protect it.
Guidance for Investing in Digital Health
This publication helps governments, the private sector, and the public identify investments in knowledge, people, policies, and equipment that will maximize the impact of digital health.
Unique Health Identifier Assessment Tool Kit
This tool kit for the health sector aims to improve understanding of the legal framework, technology, and unique health identifiers or patient registries involved in ensuring the continuity and quality of care.
Transforming Health Systems through Good Digital Health Governance
This paper emphasizes the important role of information and communication technology in accelerating reforms in digital health systems to provide better quality, efficient, and accessible patient-centered care.
Building Capacity for Geo-Enabling Health Information Systems: Supporting Equitable Health Services and Well-Being for All
Effective management and use of geospatial data and technologies can support efforts in achieving universal health coverage in almost every country in Asia and the Pacific.