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Improving health in South East Asia

Friday, 28 September 2012

The rapidly developing countries of South East Asia are on the front line of health challenges including pandemic 'flu, evolving drug-resistance, natural disasters and the growing threat of non-communicable diseases.  

The School works with many partners across the region on collaborative research, and you can read about some of these projects and partnerships in a new publication on South East Asia - the first of a series about how we are working to improve health worldwide.

Download the standard .pdf of the report. [1.81 MB]

Download the interactive version of the report. [9.57 MB] 


Dr Shunmay Yeung talks about the importance of documenting the rise of drug-resistant malaria - not only for the benefit of Cambodians but for the good of other countries facing similar threats.



The Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health in Singapore is an important strategic partner, and in this short video, its Dean, Professor Chia Kee Seng, and our School’s Professor Richard Coker discuss how we are working together to make research that leads to better public health policy in the region.


Tom Drake and Professor Richard Coker discuss anti-‘flu measures as they affect South East Asia: considered to be in the front line of any future battle against the disease.

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