ADB's Focus on Health
In the Spotlight
ADB and the Government of Papua New Guinea promote partnerships with local and international NGOs to bring rural primary health care services.
This report details the key achievements of the Regional Malaria and Other Communicable Disease Threats Trust Fund from its creation in 2013 to the first half of 2018.
The Asian Development Bank is helping Mongolia improve the safety of patients and health workers in hospitals, focusing on the safety of blood products, also known as hemovigilance.
Working with ADB and Government of Australia, PNG is upgrading rural health facilities, training health workers, and rolling out an electronic health information system.
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.