East Asia Pacific
East Asia and Pacific remains one of the main drivers of the world economy, accounting for nearly two-fifths of global economic growth. Extreme poverty in the EAP region has decreased sharply—from 29.1% in 2002 to 7.2% in 2012—but much more still needs to be done as an estimated 379 million people lived in poverty in 2014 and remain vulnerable to falling back into extreme poverty. Read Overview »

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Child and maternal mortality have gone down in China, and out-of-pocket treatment costs cut almost in half. But with slower growth and a rapidly aging society, urgent reforms are needed.
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Pacific Possible is focused on the transformative opportunities that exist for Pacific Island countries over the next 25 years while also identifying the biggest challenges that require urgent action.
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Victoria Kwakwa

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Sudhir Shetty

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