Requests for Proposals to Evaluate APO

Individuals or teams are invited to submit proposals to evaluate how APO is interacting with its audience. For more information, please see.

For more information...

Moving towards culturally competent, migrant-inclusive health systems: a comparative study of Malaysia and Thailand

This Comparative Country Study (CCS) presents an analyses of migrant inclusive health systems from two countries– Thailand and Malaysia. The two countries which host over three million migrant workers each, have a similar context and face similar challenges in the provision of health coverage to migrants but have taken different approaches to developing a migrant-inclusive health system. The CCS presents findings from the study of the different approaches to the provision of migrant-friendly health services in the two countries.
Read more....

Call for Expression of Interest for APO Internal Review Panel Member

The Internal Review Panel
Members of The Internal Review Panel (IRP) are standing members of the Strategic Technical Advisory Committee (STAC), one of the core components of the APO. They are responsible for the strategic direction of the APO’s research agenda, the quality of the research and products, and outreach to the research community. The IRP consists of a team of 6 researchers of whom at least 3 must be substantially based in the Asia-Pacific region. The IRP plays the dual function of advising on the process of quality control for the research products and providing input into the strategic direction of the research agenda.

What is APO?

The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (the APO) is a collaborative partnership of interested governments, international agencies, foundations, and researchers that promotes evidence-informed health system policy regionally and in all countries in the Asia Pacific region.

The APO:

  • Collaboratively identifies priority health system issues across the Asia Pacific region;
  • Develops and synthesizes relevant research to support and inform countries’ evidence-based policy development; and
  • Builds country and regional health systems research and evidence-informed policy capacity.

More info...