Mainstreaming circular plastic plans

Mainstreaming circular plastic plans

The increased use of plastics has accompanied Vietnam’s fast economic growth over the last decade. With growing urbanisation and a rising middle class, the demand for plastics has grown rapidly in consumer packaging, construction, household goods, and automotive industries because of their convenience and versatility. In 2019, the plastic industry contributed about $17.5 billion to Vietnam’s economy, equivalent to 6.7 per cent of the country’s GDP.
Narrowing the gap for PPPs in health

Narrowing the gap for PPPs in health

The gap between the investment need for health and the fiscal constraints has focused government attention on public-private partnerships, with more than 1,000 such ventures being implemented in developed countries.
The way forward in hospital self-rule

The way forward in hospital self-rule 2

While hospital automation has proved some advantages of capital mobilisation and healthcare services expansion, some challenges remain and concrete actions are required to make it a greater success.