APO Secretariat Relocates to New Delhi, India
The Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies (the APO) Secretariat will be hosted by the WHO Regional Office for the South East Asia in New Delhi, India effective 1 August 2016. The APO Secretariat was hosted by WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific in Manila, Philippines since its launch in 2011.
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.