The COVID-19 pandemic and its unprecedented consequences have challenged universal healthcare coverage progress, especially in lower-middle and low-income countries in ASEAN. Therefore, a stronger policy and sustainable financing strategy on healthcare become prominent to guarantee that the entire population accesses high-quality health services without facing financial hardship.

CSIS along with several healthcare stakeholders will discuss this matter in "The Path Towards Sustainable Healthcare Finance and Universal Healthcare Coverage in the ASEAN Region"

Welcoming Remarks

Philips J. Vermonte

Dean of Faculty of Social Science Universitas Islam International Indonesia (FOSS UIII) and Senior Fellow at CSIS
Centre for Strategic and International Studies


Dr. Syarifah Liza Munira

Researcher Fellow, Department of Health Services Research and Policy
The Australian National University


Dr. Eduard P. Banzon

Principal Health Specialist
Asian Development Bank

Dr. Marie C. Yap

Senior Technical Advisor
ThinkWell Philippines

Dr. Suwit Wibulpolprasert

Senior Advisor
The Ministry at Public Health, Thailand

Prof. Hasbullah Thabrany

Indonesia Health Economic Association