With healthcare cost outpacing economic growth in nearly all ASEAN nations, it is expected that by 2025, total healthcare spending could accelerate up to ~USD 740 billion from the current ~USD 420 billion. ASEAN 6 nations is set to undergo a profound population transition to an ageing demographic due to improvement of life expectancy and rising income levels. In Thailand alone, growth in overweight and obesity rates in 2016 showed one of the highest among the six ASEAN countries assessed at 31.6% and 9.2% respectively. In this article, Solidiance explores the future healthcare challenge and value opportunities in six different ASEAN nations.


 Source: http://aseantuc.org/2018/04/asean-countries-could-face-320-bln-healthcare-challenges-within-2025/

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