Bangladeshi & Indonesian Among 2017 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awardees

A computer scientist from Bangladesh and chemical engineer from Indonesia are among the five recipients of the 2017 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards.

16 Asian Institutions Team Up On Microsatellites

The Asian Micro-satellite Consortium seeks to promote standardization and data sharing among the nine member nations.

Asia’s Health Improving, But Progress Far From Universal: Study

The Global Burden of Disease Study reveal the key drivers of ill health, disability, and death in the different countries around the globe.

Singapore Among World’s Healthiest Places To Live

Iceland, Singapore and Sweden are the healthiest out of 188 countries studied in the 2015 Global Burden of Disease Study.

These Countries Are At Greatest Risk Of Zika, Study Shows

India, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, Vietnam, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are expected to be at greatest risk of Zika virus transmission because of their limited health resources.

Malaria Breath Test Undergoes Field Trials

The breathalyzer device, which resembles the one used to test for drink driving, is cheaper than a blood test and requires no medical expertise to operate.

In Low- & Middle-Income Countries, Healthcare Coverage Favors The Rich

Copying the healthcare systems in developed economies is “not the answer” for quality care in low- to middle-income countries, a study says.

Several Major Earthquakes Strike Asia Pacific, Could Signal More

Earthquakes above a magnitude of 6.0 have struck around Asia Pacific in quick succession over the past week, which could be warning signs of more major earthquakes on the horizon.

Aspen Institute Announces 2016 Class Of New Voices Fellows

Through the New Voices Fellowship, leaders and field experts from Asia, Africa and Latin America hope to bring new perspectives to international development.