High Level Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meeting Features ACCESS Health International

Chang Liu, managing director of ACCESS Health Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Singapore was invited to speak at the 8th APEC High Level Meeting on Health and the Economy: Transforming Primary Care through Investment, Innovation and Collaboration. The meeting took place in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from August 16 to 17, as part of…

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Health Futures Networking Reception in China

The Health Futures program in China recently held a special Industry Leaders Networking Reception in collaboration with the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) in Shanghai. The event, held at the Shanghai Impact Hub, focused on the impact investment in Chinese healthcare industry. More than fifty mentors and partners participated in the session.   Dr. Krishna…

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Five Things We Learned About Partnerships for Cancer Funding in Asia

This post originally appeared on the Health Futures website. Cancer is difficult to talk about. It is a disease that is both profoundly personal and overwhelmingly prevalent. Most of us have experienced, either ourselves or along with a loved one, the diagnosis and treatment protocols of cancer and are well versed in its language of stages,…

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The Cancer Funding Gap in Asia: New partnerships needed for finance solutions

SINGAPORE, July 18, 2018 - ACCESS Health International launched a report, Innovative funding models for cancer treatment in Asia: A landscape study of funding trends and innovations commissioned by Roche Pte Ltd. The 2015 ACTION study[1] found that more than seventy five percent of patients diagnosed with cancer in Southeast Asia face financial catastrophe or…

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Health Futures Held Networking Reception with Microsoft in China

Health Futures China recently held a special "Industry Leaders Networking Reception" in collaboration with Microsoft China on June 26 in Beijing. The event focused on the digital transformation of health services. China Mobile Research Institute and The George Institute of Global Health also supported the event with more than forty mentors and partners participating in…

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ACCESS Health China and L.E.K. Consulting Launch Paying for the Cure Report

ACCESS Health China and L.E.K. Consulting recently launched a new report named Paying for the Cure: Transforming the Financing of Novel Therapies. The report focuses on innovative payment models for novel therapies in the Asia Pacific region. The report serves as a guideline for pharmaceuticals, hospitals, insurance companies, and policymakers to develop innovative services to…

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Call for Proposals: Safe Care, Saving Lives

ACCESS Health has issued a call for proposals for its Safe Care, Saving Lives program in India. Safe Care, Saving Lives is currently focused on reducing newborn death in India through improvements to quality of care. The request for proposals is for the continuous development of a web based management information system that will compile…

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Cancer Care in India: The mental and financial burdens

Cancer has both social and economic implications in India. The stigma associated with cancer is known to leave a psychosocial impact that alters the health seeking behavior of the patient. The prolonged treatment often impoverishes the household. The mortality rate due to cancer is high, at sixty eight percent of the annual incidence. Fewer than…

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How Estonia Is Harnessing The Power Of Data For An Aging Population

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com In previous articles in my series on health and aging, I talked about the importance of healthcare coordination and caring for elders in their homes and outside of traditional hospital environments. These efforts are an important factor to improve health outcomes for the elderly. Yet these initiatives will always fall short of achieving…

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Yale University and ACCESS Health Host Health Futures Industry Networking Reception

ACCESS Health China recently held a special "Health Futures Industry Networking Reception" in collaboration with Yale University at the Yale Beijing Center. Yale University School of Public Health and ACCESS Health have been working together closely to create a healthcare innovation ecosystem with a specific focus on urban health. More than forty mentors and partners…

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