In Focus

Four in five Australian telemedicine users keen to consult online again

Over nine in 10 used telemedicine for the first time during the pandemic.
4 days ago

Four in five Australian telemedicine users keen to consult online again

Over nine in 10 used telemedicine for the first time during the pandemic.
4 days ago

UN urges stronger COVAX support for APAC

The international organisation is calling for countries with surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses to donate to COVAX.
12 days ago

Subdued economy dampens multinational pharmas’ growth in China

Opportunities for MNCs exist largely in generics and OTC segments.
19 days ago

APAC’s hospitals brace for patient backlogs

Australia faced higher wait times to between 240-365 days for elective surgeries.
23 days ago

India’s hospital industry enjoys high investment demand

Demand for health services is rising in Tier 2 and Tier 3 locations.
1 month ago

Chinese vaccines remain vital in developing nations despite criticisms

Developing nations face inadequate supply as developed nations stockpiled vaccines from top manufacturers.
1 month ago

What will drive India's healthcare investments in coming years?

Although the country has the largest youth population, its number of senior citizens are rising.
2 months ago

Strong state commitment boosts Hong Kong's healthcare sector

The government has allocated 15% of its 2021 budget to healthcare.
2 months ago

Singapore to revamp public health subsidy system

The basis for hospital subsidies will be changed to per capita household income.
2 months ago

Further investment urged for Western China's pharma sector

Human rights issues are seen to have discouraged investment in the region.
2 months ago

APAC's healthcare buyouts doubled to 156 deals in 2020

Deals in the biopharma sector tripled during the year.
2 months ago

Stronger R&D focus in sight for Vietnam's pharmas

Most local pharma firms hold the research on new drugs as their predominant strategy.
3 months ago

Malaysia's private hospitals to play bigger role in COVID-19 battle

The government is integrating public and private hospitals as the healthcare system is at its breaking point.
3 months ago

South Korea's biomedical R&D to flourish on state investment

Companies have also made investments in R&D as they shift away from generic drugs.
3 months ago

Singapore emerges as best country in personalised healthcare in APAC

The transition to personalised healthcare is gaining momentum across most of Asia Pacific.
4 months ago

India needs to invest in resilient healthcare information infrastructure: report

Risk communication emerged as the weakest link during the pandemic.
5 months ago

Are India's underfunded hospitals equipped to deal with the pandemic?

The country is unable to raise healthcare expenditure by more than 3.8% of GDP, compared to the APAC average of 6.64%.
7 months ago