ADB's Focus on Health | Asian Development Bank

ADB's Focus on Health

In the Spotlight

  • Technology Brings First-class Health Services to Rural Mongolia

    Mongolia, with support from ADB, is improving primary health care in remote areas across the country thanks to technological innovations such as e-Health and Telemedicine.

  • Making Health Care Affordable for the Urban Poor in Bangladesh

    Maternity clinics run under a public–private partnership are making quality health care a reality in Dhaka’s slum communities.

  • Villages in Samoa Improve Sanitation to Stay Healthy

    Families in Samoa are cleaning up their neighborhoods, adopting better sanitation practices, and living healthier lives.

  • Monitoring Universal Health Coverage in the Western Pacific

    To guide the monitoring of progress toward universal health coverage, the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific and ADB are developing a regional monitoring framework and a proposed set of core indicators.

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.

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