public health

Tackling Obesity in Asia Pacific

The recent promising clinical trial results of Wegovey, an obesity drug, has sent its manufacturer's share soaring, indicating the business potential in obesity treatment and prevention.
A Major Day for Democracy as Indonesia Goes to the Polls

A Major Day for Democracy as Indonesia Goes to the Polls

Indonesia's recent market trends indicate a resilient, cautiously optimistic economic landscape. Its upcoming election is one to watch for investors and businesses.
Sandpiper Health Announces Senior Appointments

Sandpiper Health Announces Senior Appointments

Sandpiper has announced the appointment of Eddie Morton and Vincent Pung as Deputy Leads of its specialist healthcare consultancy, Sandpiper Health.
Davos Do’s, Don’ts and the Themes of the 2024 Meeting

Davos Do’s, Don’ts and the Themes of the 2024 Meeting

Our top tips for communicators, marketeers and policymakers looking for their organisation and leadership to shape the debate and to have an impact at Davos 2024.
Top Trends to Shape Healthcare in 2024

Top Trends to Shape Healthcare in 2024

2024 is bringing a new set of changes, challenges, and opportunities to Asia Pacific’s healthcare sector. Shifting demographics, social changes, and new technologies such as cell and gene therapies, bio-inductive implants, and AI-assisted discovery are expected to reshape the industry.
Ripples, Fizzles, and Other Challenges: An Outlook for Asia-Pacific in 2024

Ripples, Fizzles, and Other Challenges: An Outlook for Asia-Pacific in 2024

The challenges faced by globalisation are evolving in real time. For those concentrating on Asia-Pacific, here are the top three worth-noting development.
Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

The 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will kick off in San Francisco in November, bringing together world leaders, ministers and senior officials from the 21 Member Economies of APEC - representing between them some 40 per cent of the world’s population, and nearly 50 per cent of global trade.
Money Messaging: PR for Financial Services

Money Messaging: PR for Financial Services

Financial Services firms have a unique set of communications challenges. and need well thought-out approaches to cut through, stay relevant and build trust.
Building Trust in Tech: Strong Brand Equity in Turbulent Times

Rebuilding Trust in Tech: Strong Brand Equity in Turbulent Times

As trust in the tech industry has dropped to an all-time low, tech companies must communicate their vision and purpose more than ever to regain trust in their brands.
Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan

Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan

Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan January 2024 This article is part of Sandpiper’s Public Affairs Tracker content series on government relations in Asia-Pacific. Here, […]
Healthcare Affordability and Innovative Financing

Healthcare Affordability and Innovative Financing

Healthcare affordability and innovative financing in the Asia Pacific region have emerged as critical topics in addressing the challenge of providing accessible and quality healthcare to diverse populations.
Elderly Care Across Asia Pacific

Elderly Care Across Asia Pacific

The rapidly ageing population in Asia Pacific is having profound social, economic, and political implications. In this article, we examine the level of maturation of elderly care regulations in some of the key markets across the region and highlight the concepts of “healthy ageing” and “silver dividend”, which are reframing attitudes toward elderly care and shifting the paradigm in approaching ageing population.
Vaccine Equity Across Asia Pacific

Vaccine Equity Across Asia Pacific

Vaccine equity plays an important role in the strategic landscape for biopharmaceutical MNCs, one that is more important than ever in the post-pandemic landscape.
Smoking and Health Across Asia Pacific

Smoking and Health Across Asia Pacific

It is important to understand the smoking-related healthcare challenges faced by territories across the Asia Pacific region, as well as the differing approaches taken by markets across the region toward handling the problem.
Reflecting on the WHO’s Positive Effects on Healthcare Access across Asia Pacific

Reflecting on the WHO’s Positive Effects on Healthcare Access across Asia Pacific

Real progress towards Universal Healthcare has been made across the region under the stewardship of WHO working with local governments.
Health and Culture across Asia Pacific

Health and Culture across Asia Pacific

Understanding cultural beliefs and public attitudes is essential to deliver the best possible care, and other healthcare innovation.