In the region’s poorest countries, the private sector, from state-of-the-art hospitals to bare bones paramedic outfits, is stepping in as an alternative to woeful public emergency services
If current trends hold, Indonesia is on track to become the world’s largest market for tobacco. As other countries move to regulate the industry, why is Indonesia having such a tough time kicking the habit?
Since the return of Big Tobacco to Myanmar en masse in 2013, smoking rates have increased markedly. Tobacco control experts warn that the firms’ sophisticated strategies are likely to push more people into the clutches of addiction