In order to meet the needs of the people in Timor-Leste, an increased investment in health, particularly evidence-based medicine, is greatly needed.
About 75 percent of emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific region suffer from low levels of water security, according to a new Asian Development Bank study.
The 46,000 square kilometer sanctuary is the first to be established in the Coral Triangle, and also provides protection to dugongs, whales, turtles, and dolphins.
UNICEF reports on a new fundraising initiative called Schools for Asia, to transform children’s lives through education.
Stunning photographs of the Coral Triangle taken by wildlife photographers Jürgen Freund and Stella Chiu-Freund will be launched today as a 272-page book by the WWF and Freund Factory.
UNICEF and the Asia-Pacific Interagency Group on Youth have called on regional governments to focus on the Asia-Pacific’s 1.1 billion young people.
The latest global child mortality estimates show a 68 percent decline in the number of under-five deaths in East Asia over the past 20 years, translating into 4,000 fewer children dying each day.