Recent Submissions

  • Independent State of Papua New Guinea Health System Review 

    Grundy, John; Dakulala, Paison; Wai, Ken; Maalsen, Anna; Whittaker, Maxine (‎2019)‎
    The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (‎the APO)‎ is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, and researchers that promotes evidence-informed health systems policy regionally and in all countries in the Asia Pacific region. The APO collaboratively identifies priority health system issues across the Asia Pacific region; develops and synthesizes relevant research to support and inform countries' evidence-based policy development; and builds country and regional health systems ...
  • Resilient and people-centred health systems: Progress, challenges and future directions in Asia 

    Legido-Quigley, Helena; Asgari-Jirhandeh, Nima (‎2018)‎
    Despite varying nature of Asian countries and their health systems, this new comparative country study, published by APO, highlights future opportunities and threats that they all have in common. The central aim of this book is to build a strong and robust evidence base that can be of assistance in developing local expertise in health systems and generate innovative and effective solutions to enhance health systems in Asia. The book assesses health system performance along three elements of people-centeredness, system resilience and quality. ...
  • The Philippines health system review 

    Dayrit MM; Lagrada LP; Picazo OF; Pons MC; Villaverde MC (‎2018)‎
    The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (‎‎the APO)‎‎ is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, and researchers that promotes evidence-informed health systems policy regionally and in all countries in the Asia Pacific region. The APO collaboratively identifies priority health system issues across the Asia Pacific region; develops and synthesizes relevant research to support and inform countries' evidence-based policy development; and builds country and regional health systems ...
  • Attraction and Retention of Rural Primary Health-care Workers in the Asia Pacific Region 

    Liu X; Zhu A; Tang S (‎2018)‎
    The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies is a collaborative partnership which supports and promotes evidence-based health policy making in the Asia Pacific Region. Based in WHO’s Regional Office for South-East Asia, it brings together governments, international agencies, foundations, civil society and the research community with the aim of linking systematic and scientific analysis of health systems in the Asia Pacific Region with the decision-makers who shape policy and practice.
  • Japan health system review 

    Sakamoto H; Rahman M; Nomura S; Okamoto E; Koike S; Yasunaga H; Kawakami N; Hashimoto H; Kondo N; Abe Krull Sarah; Palmer M; Ghaznavi C (‎2018)‎
    The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (‎‎‎‎the APO)‎‎‎‎ is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, and researchers that promotes evidence-informed health systems policy regionally and in all countries in the Asia Pacific region. The APO collaboratively identifies priority health system issues across the Asia Pacific region; develops and synthesizes relevant research to support and inform countries' evidence-based policy development; and builds country and regional health ...
  • How can financial risk protection be expanded in Myanmar? 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2015/DHS/004, 2015)‎
  • How can the township health system be strengthened in Myanmar? 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2015/DHS/003, 2015)‎
  • How can health equity be improved in Myanmar? 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2015/DHS/002, 2015)‎
  • What are the challenges facing Myanmar in progressing towards universal health coverage? 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2015/DHS/001, 2015)‎
  • The kingdom of Bhutan health system review 

    Thinley S; Tshering P; Wangmo K; Wangmo K; Wangchuk N; Dorji T; Tobgay T; Sharma J (‎2017)‎
    The predominantly public financed and managed health system in Bhutan has evolved and grown remarkably in the past five and a half decades. Health services are available through a three-tier structure, i.e. primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Traditional and allopathic medicine services are integrated and delivered under one roof. Village health workers play an important role as a bridge between health services and the community to promote health. Programmes are in place to address the public health challenges facing the country. Health ...
  • The Republic of Indonesia Health System Review 

    Mahendradhata Y; Trisnantoro L; Listyadewi S; Soewondo P; Marthias T; Harimurti P; Prawira J (‎2017)‎
    The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (‎‎the APO)‎‎ is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, and researchers that promotes evidence-informed health systems policy regionally and in all countries in the Asia Pacific region. The APO collaboratively identifies priority health system issues across the Asia Pacific region; develops and synthesizes relevant research to support and inform countries' evidence-based policy development; and builds country and regional health ...
  • Strategic purchasing in China, Indonesia and the Philippines 

    Regional Office for the Western Pacific, World Health Organization (‎2016)‎
    The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (‎the APO)‎ is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, and researchers that promotes evidence-informed health system policy regionally and in all countries in the Asia Pacific Region. The APO collaboratively identifies priority health system issues across the Asia Pacific region; develops and synthesizes relevant research to support and inform countries evidence-based policy developments, and builds country and regional health systems ...
  • Health system responses to population ageing and noncommunicable diseases in Asia 

    Yiengprugsawan V; Healy J; Kendig H (‎2016)‎
  • Increasing equity in health service access and financing : health strategy, policy achievements and new challenges 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2016/DHS/009, 2016)‎
  • Health system review : achievements and challenges 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎WPR/2016/DHS/010, 2016)‎
  • Health systems in transition : template for authors, as adapted for use in the Asia Pacific Region. Updated 2016 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2016)‎
  • Factors conducive to the development of health technology assessment in Asia : impacts and policy options 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2015)‎
  • Case-based payment systems for hospital funding in Asia : an investigation of current status and future directions 

    World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific (‎2015)‎

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