Southeast Asian countries plagued with ‘affluence diseases’
Healthcare Asia Magazine
And yes, this is a major challenge.
With a compound annual growth rate of 1.2%, changes in population demographics and disease profiles, the pressure to deliver has never been more apparent. "The total population in south east Asia is estimated to grow from 612 million in 2013 to 657 million in 2019... This is expected to drive the demand for healthcare services and put enormous pressure on healthcare spending in the region,” explains Natasha Gulati of Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific.Read More »