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Malaysian health expenditure to reach MYR91.1b in 2025: Fitch

The 2021 healthcare budget allocation is at MYR31.9b.

Malaysian health expenditure to reach MYR91.1b in 2025: Fitch

The 2021 healthcare budget allocation is at MYR31.9b.

SingHealth Duke-NUS invests in 'the seeds of the future generation'

It launched a new institute that opens doors for maternal-child care research.

Experts urge APAC to rethink universal healthcare

A white paper recommends a new model for healthcare delivery and financing.

Telehealth demand to shape future of SEA healthcare: EY

Health care providers and stakeholders must collaborate to address privacy and security risks as telehealth demand grows.

Vaccination in Asia slows as it faces supply constraints

In Asia, only 24.43% of the population have been fully vaccinated.

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. 

Pharmaceutical sales in China to reach CNY1.8t by 2030: Fitch

It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% over a ten-year forecast period. 

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% and 11.2% in USD terms.

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.