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HKSTP, global pharmaceutical firm launch programme to speed up R&D in immunology
Qualified startups can apply to access extensive biotech funding.
The doctor is logged-in! Yashoda Hospitals gets on the metaverse
It seeks to offer health treatment on metaverse and hire metaversians.
HK Anti-narcotics committee seeks to weed out ‘wide availability’ of CBD
It backs the proposal to control cannabidiol under the anti-drug ordinance.
Cordlife, AMILI launch first gut microbiome banking service in SEA
The microbiome has important roles in metabolism and brain health
Clarification on Singapore’s policy vs healthcare malpractices needed: study
It is unclear who bears legal accountability for negligence in virtual health.
IHH Healthcare divests medical education arm for US$306m
The International Medical University will be divested to a consortium.
World Bank OKs US$258m programme to boost Pakistan’s healthcare systems
The programme will build on health reforms and improve healthcare quality.
GE Healthcare, NCCS to work on AI research to enhance cancer care
The two parties seek to make cancer treatment more precise.
Singapore records traveller who went to Changi Airport infected with monkeypox
Thirteen close contacts were put on phone surveillance for 21 days.
Gilead Sciences names its new health leader for Asia markets
Dustin Haines has 20 years leadership in pharmaceuticals.
Thailand tightens screening protocols after traveller contracts monkeypox
A monkeypox-hit traveller reached Australia after a 2-hour transit in Bangkok.
University of Hong Kong, Sinopharm launch trial of Omicron-targeting vaccine
A total of 1,800 adult volunteers will be needed for the trial. 
SG gov't starts public consultation on mental health
The feedback will be a part of the Lion City's National Mental Health and Well-being Strategy.

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Healthcare Is Asia ready to put healthcare on the cloud? Here’s what an AWS executive has to say
Amazon Web Services Chief Medical Officer Rowland Illing says countries will move at different paces. 
Healthcare Why procurement is the biggest hurdle in green hospital goals—and how to conquer it
Procurement is amongst the 10-goal GGHH framework for hospitals to achieve net-zero by 2050.
Healthcare Malaysian eyecare clinic zooms into boutique centres to elevate services
OasisEye Specialists deployed AI screening machines to remote areas where doctors are scarce.
Healthcare The Medical City seeks to recover crippling number of foreign patient entry
It cut the price for executive check-ups by 15% for travellers from Guam and the Pacific.
Healthcare What's so special about Pondok Indah Group Hospital getting HIMSS EMRAM level 6 validation?
It is the only hospital in Indonesia to achieve this assessment at the highest level.
Healthcare OneOnco allows patients to kickstart cancer support system for $1
It is a digital-based oncology solution for those looking to begin their medical care.
Healthcare Antibacterial sutures stitch the gaps in surgical site infection care
‘Plus’ sutures are reducing the risk of surgical site infections by 28%.

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HKSTP, global pharmaceutical firm launch programme to speed up R&D in immunology
Qualified startups can apply to access extensive biotech funding.
The doctor is logged-in! Yashoda Hospitals gets on the metaverse
It seeks to offer health treatment on metaverse and hire metaversians.
HK Anti-narcotics committee seeks to weed out ‘wide availability’ of CBD
It backs the proposal to control cannabidiol under the anti-drug ordinance.
Cordlife, AMILI launch first gut microbiome banking service in SEA
The microbiome has important roles in metabolism and brain health
Clarification on Singapore’s policy vs healthcare malpractices needed: study
It is unclear who bears legal accountability for negligence in virtual health.
IHH Healthcare divests medical education arm for US$306m
The International Medical University will be divested to a consortium.
World Bank OKs US$258m programme to boost Pakistan’s healthcare systems
The programme will build on health reforms and improve healthcare quality.
GE Healthcare, NCCS to work on AI research to enhance cancer care
The two parties seek to make cancer treatment more precise.
Singapore records traveller who went to Changi Airport infected with monkeypox
Thirteen close contacts were put on phone surveillance for 21 days.
Gilead Sciences names its new health leader for Asia markets
Dustin Haines has 20 years leadership in pharmaceuticals.
Thailand tightens screening protocols after traveller contracts monkeypox
A monkeypox-hit traveller reached Australia after a 2-hour transit in Bangkok.
University of Hong Kong, Sinopharm launch trial of Omicron-targeting vaccine
A total of 1,800 adult volunteers will be needed for the trial. 
SG gov't starts public consultation on mental health
The feedback will be a part of the Lion City's National Mental Health and Well-being Strategy.

Exclusives

Healthcare Is Asia ready to put healthcare on the cloud? Here’s what an AWS executive has to say
Amazon Web Services Chief Medical Officer Rowland Illing says countries will move at different paces. 
Healthcare Why procurement is the biggest hurdle in green hospital goals—and how to conquer it
Procurement is amongst the 10-goal GGHH framework for hospitals to achieve net-zero by 2050.
Healthcare Malaysian eyecare clinic zooms into boutique centres to elevate services
OasisEye Specialists deployed AI screening machines to remote areas where doctors are scarce.
Healthcare The Medical City seeks to recover crippling number of foreign patient entry
It cut the price for executive check-ups by 15% for travellers from Guam and the Pacific.
Healthcare What's so special about Pondok Indah Group Hospital getting HIMSS EMRAM level 6 validation?
It is the only hospital in Indonesia to achieve this assessment at the highest level.
Healthcare OneOnco allows patients to kickstart cancer support system for $1
It is a digital-based oncology solution for those looking to begin their medical care.
Healthcare Antibacterial sutures stitch the gaps in surgical site infection care
‘Plus’ sutures are reducing the risk of surgical site infections by 28%.

Join the Healthcare Asia Magazine community