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ASEAN opens secretariat for medical emergencies in Thailand

Ten Southeast Asian nations establish hub for better public health readiness

The ASEAN Center for Public Health Emergencies and Emerging Diseases (ACPHEED) will open in November to improve preparedness for public health emergencies.    © Reuters

BANGKOK -- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has announced the establishment of a secretariat in Bangkok, the ASEAN Center for Public Health Emergencies and Emerging Diseases (ACPHEED), to improve preparedness for public health emergencies.

ACPHEED comes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused serious economic damage and stressed regional healthcare systems.

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