In the Spotlight
Most Pacific island countries appear to have avoided direct health impacts from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Yet, the pandemic highlights the need to strengthen their health and social protection systems.
The COVID-19?pandemic is highlighting the critical need to support health and social protection systems in the Pacific region, according to the latest issue of the ADB's?Pacific Economic Monitor?launched today.
ADB?and cofinancing partners’ investment to make Pacific towns and cities more livable through improved essential services is poised to reach $900 million by the end of 2022, according to a new report.
ADB?President Masatsugu Asakawa and the Premier of Niue Dalton Tagelagi today discussed how ADB can continue to support the country as it mitigates the impacts of the COVID-19?pandemic.