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Indonesia’s Virus Response and What It Tells Us About Global Health Governance
March 27, 2020

Indonesia’s Virus Response and What It Tells Us About Global Health Governance

By Sukmawani Bela Pertiwi
Indonesia’s unique responses to the spread of infectious diseases give us a picture of the current state of global health governance.

The World Can Benefit From Taiwan’s WHO Participation
February 11, 2020

The World Can Benefit From Taiwan’s WHO Participation

By Eric Li-Luan Chu
With Taiwan absent from the WHO, the health of the Taiwanese people and the world is at greater risk.
World Health Organization Tackles Misinformation Over China Coronavirus Outbreak
February 04, 2020

World Health Organization Tackles Misinformation Over China Coronavirus Outbreak

By Associated Press
The WHO says the new epidemic has been accompanied by a massive “infodemic” — an overabundance of information, some accurate and some not.

Taiwan, Shut Out From WHO, Confronts Deadly Wuhan Coronavirus
January 24, 2020

Taiwan, Shut Out From WHO, Confronts Deadly Wuhan Coronavirus

By Nick Aspinwall
President Tsai and a senior U.S. official called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the WHO as the nation confirmed its first coronavirus case on Tuesday.

Confirmed: China Visitor to Thailand Infected with New Coronavirus Strain
January 14, 2020

Confirmed: China Visitor to Thailand Infected with New Coronavirus Strain

By Associated Press
Thai officials have reported that a traveler from Wuhan has been hospitalized in Thailand with the virus.

A Crucial New Phase in the Battle to End TB in Southeast Asia
September 09, 2019

A Crucial New Phase in the Battle to End TB in Southeast Asia

By Poonam Khetrapal Singh
A new plan to tackle latent TB will prove vital to routing the disease.

Taiwan Picks Up International Support After Being Barred from World Health Assembly
May 10, 2019

Taiwan Picks Up International Support After Being Barred from World Health Assembly

By Nick Aspinwall
The World Health Organization has declined to invite Taiwan for the third consecutive year at the behest of Beijing.
Taiwan Seeks to Share Its Advances in Digital Healthcare
May 09, 2019

Taiwan Seeks to Share Its Advances in Digital Healthcare

By Chen Shih-Chung
Taiwan can help countries around the world achieve the goal of universal health coverage by 2030.

Vaccines Work, Just Look at Asia
April 24, 2019

Vaccines Work, Just Look at Asia

By Poonam Khetrapal Singh
Just ask the millions of happy, healthy, and vaccinated children across the region.

Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: A Model for Universal Health Coverage
May 02, 2018

Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: A Model for Universal Health Coverage

By Chen Shih-Chung
Taiwan has a constructive role to play in creating a robust global health network, but remains excluded from the World Health Organization.

Time to End Tuberculosis in Asia – and the World
March 16, 2018

Time to End Tuberculosis in Asia – and the World

By Poonam Khetrapal Singh
The drive to end TB has reached a tipping point. Here’s how it can be accelerated.
Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights
February 26, 2018

Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights

By David Hutt
A recent UN conference scrutinized the country’s record with respect to female genital mutilation.

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