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Electronic health records approaches and challenges: a comparison between Malaysia and four East Asian countries

Mohd Khanapi Abd Ghani, Rajeev K. Bali, Raouf N.G. Naguib, Ian M. Marshall, Nilmini S. Wickramasinghe
2008 International Journal of Electronic Healthcare  
This paper presents an overview of the development approaches undertaken by four East Asian countries in implementing a national Electronic Health Record (EHR) in the public health system.  ...  An integrated Lifetime Health Record (LHR) is fundamental for achieving seamless and continuous access to patient medical information and for the continuum of care.  ...  Electronic health record efforts in Malaysia The above review illustrates the challenges and approaches undertaken by the four East Asian countries in developing and implementing the EHRs for the nations  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijeh.2008.018922 pmid:18583297 fatcat:cae4hf5zevfhbj6tsp56oamhiq

Regional development in Southeast Asia: The challenges of subnational diversity

Hal Hill
1997 Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy  
Such differences are evident in Malaysia, between West Malaysia and the resource-rich 'frontier' states of East Malaysia, and within the former between the more developed industrial and service economy  ...  Conclusion In sum, the Southeast Asian record of regional development is a reasonably good one in some cases.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13547869708724623 fatcat:wcey4ngvjffczj4zs7owswy7c4

East Asia in World Trade: The Decoupling Fallacy, Crisis and Policy Challenges

Prema-Chandra Athukorala, Archanun Kohpaiboon
2010 Social Science Research Network  
What are the new policy challenges faced by the East Asian economies?  ...  What are the new policy challenges faced by the East Asian economies?  ...  The combined share of East Asian countries in world non-oil exports recorded a three-fold increase between 1969/70 and 2006/7 from 11 percent to 33 percent. 4 3 For details on the decomposition procedure  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1915785 fatcat:x6q7dyyrzjcxbhq4rkjiyakase

The Challenge of the South

Khalil Hamdani
2013 Social Science Research Network  
The rise of the South poses three broad challenges. The first challenge is for developing countries to seize the momentum for accelerating human development.  ...  The United Nations can and should make a special effort to enlist the South as a leader on development cooperation.  ...  One estimate of the impact is illustrative: "The surge of integrated international production networks in electronics within East Asia resulted in a high-technology export boom of nearly $320 billion between  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2344466 fatcat:ltjer5dfareebnqnxr3dpowe5y

The Fifth APPC Plan of Action, the ICPD Programme of Action and the Millennium Development Goals: Linkages, progress and challenges

Rene Desiderio
2009 Asia-Pacific Population Journal  
doc u ments rep re sents a uni ver sal af fir ma tion of women's em pow er ment and women's rights as core val ues of de velopment.  ...  The Fifth APPC Plan of Ac tion, the ICPD Programme of Action and the Mil len nium De vel op ment Goals: Link ages, Prog ress and Chal lenges The high priority accorded to gen der equality in all three  ...  Acknowledgements Research for this paper was funded by two grants from the National Institute of Health, NIA R01-AG025488 and AG025247.  ... 
doi:10.18356/4c7965aa-en fatcat:jbskyfv42raobl2nqaopdgh3ta

Future Challenges

E-Siong Tee, Marie Claude Dop, Pattanee Winichagoon
2004 Food and Nutrition Bulletin  
Southeast Asian countries as well as from countries outside the region.  ...  The workshop "Food-consumption surveys in developing countries: Future challenges," held in Chiang Rai, Thailand, January 25-26, 2003, brought together 30 nutritionists and food safety experts from 10  ...  Uauy, and Dr. Scrimshaw addressed the group about the past and present Food and Nutrition Programme. All highlighted the importance of increasing UNU activities in the Latin American region.  ... 
doi:10.1177/156482650402500409 pmid:15646317 fatcat:nxbypoji2raz7pbmrimcehzhwe

Realizing an ASEAN Economic Community: Progress and Remaining Challenges

Jayant Menon, Anna Melendez
2015 Social Science Research Network  
The series aims to enhance the knowledge on Asia's development and policy challenges; strengthen analytical rigor and quality of ADB's country partnership strategies, and its subregional and country operations  ...  We find that although ASEAN has come a long way toward realizing its goal, the challenges that remain suggest that the AEC will miss its approaching deadline.  ...  Engaging the Private Sector and the Broader Community Each of the four pillars presents a demanding set of challenges to be met before the AEC can be fully realized.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2655650 fatcat:dttke65r6zeebo4ggyjuirizke

Small shipments and counterfeits: Ever greater challenges [chapter]

2018 Illicit Trade  
It is followed by a group of Far East Asia economies (including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, Tunisia and Turkey).  ...  There are four categories of countries, under which developing countries are effectively granted lower caps.  ...  parcels comes from the Eurostat Comext database . 14 The information on legal trade flows of jewellery by parcels comes from the Eurostat Comext database . 15 The information on legal trade flows of electronic  ... 
doi:10.1787/fa304fbf-en fatcat:uh4mimcovngv5al5izzqnzkofi

Challenges of ASEAN MRAs on Professional Services [chapter]

Yoshifumi Fukunaga
2019 ASEAN Law in the New Regional Economic Order  
The ASEAN MRA on Nursing Services, without a regional registration system, has facilitated movement of nurses in only a few countries.  ...  This, however, has not resulted in a large-scale movement of these professionals for many reasons, such as existence of alternative legal schemes and small additional benefits of ASEAN MRAs.  ...  2015-04 Gemma ESTRADA, James ANGRESANO, Jo Thori LIND, Niku MÄÄTÄNEN, William MCBRIDE, Donghyun PARK, Motohiro SATO, and Karin SVANBORG-SJÖVALL  ... 
doi:10.1017/9781108563208.007 fatcat:lf65cpvl5zazjagy3odullzfae

The Past, Present, and Future of Economic Growth

Dani Rodrik
2014 Challenge magazine  
China, India, and a small number of other Asian countries were responsible for the bulk of this superlative performance.  ...  The challenge is therefore to design an architecture that respects the domestic priorities of individual countries while ensuring that major cross-border spillovers and global public goods are addressed  ...  Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia explicitly targeted industrialization after observing the successes of the so-called Gang of Four (Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore).  ... 
doi:10.2753/0577-5132570301 fatcat:g42ijgvb7vfpjhlyn37qilag6i

COVID-19 Impacts and Sustainability Strategies for Regional Recovery in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunities

Suparak Suriyankietkaew, Suthep Nimsai
2021 Sustainability  
We employed a qualitative research method through analytical literature reviews and in-depth interviews with 33 organizations.  ...  This paper aims to investigate the COVID-19 impacts and identify challenges and opportunities for possible sustainable recovery solutions with respect to the UN SDGs.  ...  Additional cross-country or cross-region comparisons are advised for upcoming research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13168907 fatcat:y3dy57fmgzc3bfxbzdefgr7kim

The World Social Situation: Development Challenges at the Outset of a New Century

Richard J. Estes
2009 Social Indicators Research  
Abstract The World Social Situation: Development Challenges at the Outset of a New Century World social development has arrived at a critical turning point.  ...  Particular attention is given to the disparities in development that exist between the world's "rich" and "poor" countries as well as the global forces that sustain these disparities.  ...  Country Selection The 162 countries selected for inclusion in the analysis satisfied at least three of the following four criteria: (1) a population size of at least one million persons or approaching  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11205-009-9550-6 fatcat:t7yjjl7qyze3flrorzvtibylve

Challenges of African growth: opportunities, constraints, and strategic directions

2007 ChoiceReviews  
Bloom and Williamson (1998) emphasize the demographic dividend that accrued to East Asian countries between 1960 and 2000 as a result of a falling ratio of dependents to workers.  ...  The East Asian growth path lies completely above Africa's regional average growth rate throughout the four decades, whereas the South Asian countries start out with growth rates similar to Africa's, only  ...  We estimate a pooled conditional model using a least squares approach in a global regression setting.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.45-0974 fatcat:xtzl6msc65a5vd7j32lwet2r74

Tourism in Southeast Asia: Challenges and New Directions

Francis Khek Gee Lim
2012 Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology  
A joint venture between the US-based environmental organ iza tion, The Nature Conservancy, and an Indonesian tourism operator is intended to halt resource  ...  Henning Borchers looks critically at a co-management scheme to improve the conservation of one of Indonesia's most important biodiversity resources, the Komodo National Park, which was the focus of a study  ...  The fourth health-linked public policy issue for Southeast Asian tourism is also the most open-ended and challenging.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14442213.2012.645795 fatcat:pmhn7fdmcncipdvuu4a54cjak4

COVID-19 Challenges for Pakistan

Farah Naz
2020 NUST journal of social sciences and humanities  
Muhammad Makki (Assistant Professor, Centre for International Peace and Stability, NUST) for his critical feedback on the current chapter.  ...  Ather Maqsood Ahmed and Dr. Hammad Mushtaq (S 3 H NUST) for their valuable comments on the earlier draft of the chapter. Acknowledgment I express my gratitude to Dr.  ...  The main framework of this program revolves around the cross-sectoral approach, a nexus between human, animal, and environmental health.  ... 
doi:10.51732/s3hbooks fatcat:yhgohgfua5ad3arkaqx2smkm7u
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