WE, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, People’s Republic of China, Republic of India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation and the United States of America, gathered in Kuala Lumpur on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the East [...]
Rabies is a widespread, neglected and under-reported zoonosis with an almost 100% case fatality rate in animals and humans. The disease causes a significant social and economic burden in many countries worldwide. Every year, between 50,000 and 70,000 people die of rabies in atrocious conditions. The majority of rabies cases globally occur in children. Rabies [...]
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The association of Southeast asian nations, or aSean, aims to accelerate economic growth and social progress by promoting active collaboration and mutual assistance on matters of common interest. Food and nutrition security is of particular concern to aSean countries, as it brings a wide range of benefits for the region’s children and families, communities and [...]
The ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint 2025 promotes a healthy, caring, sustainable and productive community that practices healthy lifestyle resilient to health threats and has universal access to health care. Mental health is identified as one of the health priorities under the ASEAN Post 2015 Health Development Agenda for 2016-2020. The ASEAN Mental Health Systems Report [...]
Responding to the call by the Fourth ASEAN Summit in Singapore in 1992, the ASEAN Task Force on AIDS (ATFOA) was established to implement regional activities on health and HIV and AIDS. ATFOA aims to curb and monitor the spread of HIV, and its work has been guided by global commitments on HIV and a [...]