But the burden of malaria remains a critical public health issue. Papua New Guinea has seen a percent surge in malaria cases in the past five years, while countries in the Greater Mekong subregion continue to battle parasite resistance to artemisinin and a number of partner drugs. And countries here are now covering more than 50 percent of the total volume of investments going to malaria control, said Benjamin Rolfe, chief executive officer at the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance. As malaria cases go down and down, it becomes harder and harder to keep this on the agenda. But sustaining the interest to reach disease elimination appears a challenge, both within countries and from external donors.
For China and Vietnam, a Highway Link Means Speedy Growth
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Everyone lives happily ever after. Citizens, passionately devoted to their motorbikes and cars, were not generally enthusiastic about making the switch from private to public transport. With funding from ADB and the Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund, ADB has been working closely since with the Hanoi Metro Company, which will oversee the entire metro system following construction, to support the development and implementation of a communication and marketing strategy to boost ridership, an advertising and commercial strategy to lay the groundwork for greater revenue generation, and a customer service strategy to ensure future riders have a pleasant experience so they continue to use the metro. When assistance commenced, one key challenge was lack of experience among Hanoi Metro staff in communications, marketing, and advertising. It became clear that capacity development and knowledge sharing would be critical to success. One of the first orders of business was conducting public opinion research to better understand barriers to the adoption of metro as a primary transportation mode, and to see how more potential riders could be persuaded to use it in the future.
Asia-Pacific turns to innovative finance to stamp out malaria
Northeast and Southeast Asian partners prioritize economic ties over frictions. These are two nations divided by historical bloodshed, political ideology and global status. One is an advanced but rapidly aging Northeast Asian capitalist democracy long past a "miraculous" economic rise. The other is a youthful Southeast Asian one-party socialist state, still in the early stages of its own economic miracle. Despite, or in some ways because of these differences, their trade has exploded fold since
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