The 10th Asean Health Ministers’ Meeting held in Singapore in July 2010.
The Nation/Asia News Network
Saturday, Jun 23, 2012

Health experts and officials from nations across Southeast Asia will gather at the 11th Asean Health Ministers’ Meeting to discuss ways of handling chronic noncommunicable diseases, state healthcare funds and the spread of the Aids virus in urban areas. They will be meeting at the 11th Asean Health Ministers’ Meeting from July 26 in Phuket.

The event will include three key forums – one among Asean health ministers, another with Asean+3 ministers (including those from China, Japan and South Korea), and a meeting among health ministers from Asean countries and China.

The theme of this year’s event is “Asean Community 2015: Opportunities and Challenges to Health”.

About 200 health experts and highlevel officials from Asean nations will brainstorm and seek a resolution on health issues and the reduction of negative impacts. They will also seek cooperation from China, Japan and South Korea.

On the agenda are the top health issues, including noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer and heart disease, cutting down on smoking, health insurance, Aids prevention in urban areas, and emergency preparedness.

Source: AsiaOne

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