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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.
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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.
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The doctor is logged-in! Yashoda Hospitals gets on the metaverse

It seeks to offer health treatment on metaverse and hire metaversians.
2 days ago

HK Anti-narcotics committee seeks to weed out ‘wide availability’ of CBD

It backs the proposal to control cannabidiol under the anti-drug ordinance.
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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.

Livingstone Health posted $3m net profit due to higher patient volume

This is a shift from the firm’s net loss of $16.8m in 2021.