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Vaccination in Asia is slow as it faces supply constraints

Fullerton Healthcare, Global Doctors Hospital, Sunway Healthcare Group share how hospitals and health institutions help out in the rollout—from administering jabs and educating the public to encouraging vaccination.
4 days ago

Vaccination in Asia is slow as it faces supply constraints

Fullerton Healthcare, Global Doctors Hospital, Sunway Healthcare Group share how hospitals and health institutions help out in the rollout—from administering jabs and educating the public to encouraging vaccination.
4 days ago

Bumrungrad Int’l Hospital eyes providing ‘world-class holistic healthcare’

CEO Artirat Charukitpipat shares the plans and achievements the hospital has achieved under her leadership.

Medical device market in India expected to grow on the back of reforms, infrastructure: Fitch

Fitch said diagnostic imaging and patient aids will grow at a 2020-2025 CAGR of 10.

7 ways to boost Indonesia’s healthcare supply chain

The country’s healthcare system suffered from information gaps and a lack of transparency.

Indonesia hikes healthcare spending by 8% to $12.84b

The country’s healthcare system remained unprepared to deal with the virus surge.

Over 12 million e-prescriptions issued in Australia

Over 22,000 healthcare providers are now issuing e-prescriptions.

India’s non-profit hospitals face staff shortage

Some are struggling to recruit specialist doctors due to low salaries.

China to heighten competition for pharma exports to SSA

Nonetheless, India is still expected to be the region’s top supplier.

Chinese biopharmas eye collaboration with western firms

This could help them in promoting indigenous medicines.

China implements pharma patent reforms

It has introduced a patent term extension for drugs.

Four in five Australian telemedicine users keen to consult online again

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

UN urges stronger COVAX support for APAC

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

Subdued economy dampens multinational pharmas’ growth in China

Opportunities for MNCs exist largely in generics and OTC segments.

APAC’s hospitals brace for patient backlogs

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

India’s hospital industry enjoys high investment demand

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

Chinese vaccines remain vital in developing nations despite criticisms

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