Browse by Author "Habib, Najibullah"

  • Caring for Careers in Liaoning Province: Strengthening Elderly Workforce in the People’s Republic of China 

    Habib, Najibullah (Asian Development Bank, 2019-12-30)
    The People’s Republic of China (PRC) finds itself in the middle of a multifaceted challenge: a looming demographic decline brought on by the precipitous rise of its aging population. The PRC has one of the world’s largest elderly populations—and among ...
  • Evaluating Losses Associated with African Swine Fever in the People’s Republic of China and Neighboring Countries 

    Weaver, Thomas R. D.; Habib, Najibullah (Asian Development Bank, 2020-10-30)
    This paper aims to assist policymakers in assessing the scale of the impact of African swine fever (ASF) on the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Southeast Asia. The results of the study indicate that ASF’s direct costs on the PRC—which produces ...
  • Healthy and Age-friendly Cities in the People’s Republic of China: Proposal for Health Impact Assessment and Healthy and Age-friendly City Action and Management Planning 

    Habib, Najibullah; Rau, Stefan; Roth, Susann; Silva, Filipe; Shandro, Janis (Asian Development Bank, 2020-11-24)
    Rapid urbanization and aging in many countries including the People’s Republic of China, along with lessons learned from the coronavirus disease pandemic, emphasize the urgent need to make cities healthier and more accessible for the elderly. This ...
  • Supporting Primary Health Care in Mongolia: Experiences, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions 

    Jigjidsuren, Altantuya; Oyun, Bayar; Habib, Najibullah (Asian Development Bank, 2021-01-30)
    Under the influence of the Soviet Union, in the years up to 1990, Mongolia established a health care system based on the Semashko model, characterized by strong central planning with the state being responsible for both financing and delivery of health ...