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HEALTH NEWS

Bahrain Heath

Modernisation of the healthcare sector to further attract private investment


Dr Mariam Adhbi Al-Jalahma, CEO, National Health Regulatory Authority

Bahrain sees healthcare as paramount in the evolution to a service-oriented economy, and has strived to become one of the best healthcare providers... Aug 01, 2017

Health | Middle East | Bahrain



Healthcare in DRC

Intensive programmes strengthen health sector


The new Cinquantenaire Hospital in Kinshasa

Reforms in the health sector are improving access and public services. Over 1000 health centers and 200 hospitals are being constructed throughout the... May 18, 2017

Health | Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo


Uruguayan Pharmaceuticals

Transforming the health sector in Latin America


Gianclaudio Broggi, CEO of Mega Pharma

Mega Pharma inaugurates the biggest pharmaceutical plant in Uruguay with $110 million investment

Oct 21, 2016

Health | South America | Uruguay


Japanese Pharmaceuticals

Promotion of generic drugs core of new pharma policy


Itsuro Yoshida, President, Towa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

With generic drugs making up only 30% of total sales, the government and Japanese pharmaceutical firms hope that increasing the use of generic drugs... Sep 13, 2016

Health | Asia-Pacific | Japan



Demographics

Changing demographic dynamics offer opportunities for business diversification




While Japan’s declining and aging population is set to cause a demographic and economic headache, it is also presenting opportunities for Japanese... May 19, 2016

Telecoms & ICT | Health | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Robotic Endoscopy

Team at QU develops test for early detection of stomach cancer


L–R: Associate Professor at QU-CENG Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Dept Dr John-John Cabibihan, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington Dr W Jong Yoon, and QU Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Xianming Ye. (Photo: QU)

A cutting-edge research project by a team of Qatar University (QU) researchers and external collaborators using robotic endoscopy for early detection... Apr 14, 2016

Health | Middle East | Qatar


Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical companies

Pharmaceutical sector enjoys double-digit growth since 2009


Today Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical companies export to more than 52 countries worldwide, including Europe and Australia

With the rising cost of healthcare in the West creating an incentive to source cheaper quality drugs, Bangladesh is poised to become a major player... Feb 19, 2016

Health | Asia-Pacific | Bangladesh



Healthcare In Peru

Public-Private Partnership helps pioneer health project




Peru has consistently ranking amongst the top countries in the region in its execution of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). Today Peru is extending... Feb 01, 2016

Health | South America | Peru


Saudi Healthcare

Record budget boosts healthcare spending


Over the past five years the Ministry of Health has opened 77 hospitals and medical centers with a capacity of more than 11,000 beds

The 2015 budget increased the allocation for healthcare by 48 per cent, adding to the sector’s momentum

Jul 02, 2015

Health | Middle East | Saudi Arabia


Social infrastructure in the Congo

Asperbras assists President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s social welfare agenda




Asperbras is achieving the president’s will to improve social infrastructure provision and is helping to ensure the Republic of the Congo will... May 27, 2015

Infrastructure | Health | Africa | Republic of Congo



Healthcare embraces private sector


Muscat Pharmacy is one of Oman’s oldest pharmacies, and today boasts 66 retail outlets throughout the country

Life expectancy is way up and infant and child mortality rates are down. Now the Ministry of Health looks to private players to further improve quality... Nov 21, 2014

Health | Middle East | Oman


Local expertise advances fight against diabetes


Since 2009, the DDI has grown from having seven to 37 specialties in diabetes research

Leading health insitutions are determined to satisfy the government’s prime objective: the welfare of its citizens.

Nov 21, 2014

Health | Middle East | Kuwait


A fine display of superior Japanese technology

Yoshitaka Jitsumori
President and CEO of EIZO

EIZO is a visual technology company that manufactures high-end monitors and display solutions... Dec 13, 2017


Why MC Biotech chose Brunei

Mr. Yuki Kaneda
Managing Director of MC Biotech

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Mr. Yuki Kaneda, Managing Director of MC Biotech,... Dec 11, 2017


Tradition to drive innovation

Daikichiro Kobayashi
President of Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd

An interview with Daikichiro Kobayashi, President of Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd

Sep 21, 2017


‘We are taking the opportunity to develop medical tourism and healthcare facilities in this country’

Dr. Paulyn Rosell-Ubial
Secretary of Health Department of Health

Dr. Paulyn Rosell-Ubial, Secretary of Health of The Philippines, discusses the changing... Sep 04, 2017


Curing diseases through advanced technology

Mr. Hirokazu Ogino
President and COO of Nihon Kohden

Since 1951, Nihon Kohden has engaged in the medical electronic equipment business, delivering... Jul 10, 2017


New applications developed for ostrich antibody technology

Osamu Maeda
Zeal President and CEO

With less than 7 years of history, Zeal Cosmetics has developed not just a good range of... Mar 21, 2017


A total lifestyle company provides an innovative approach to curb the challenge of the aging population

Masaaki Yoshida
President of Renaissance Inc.

From fitness and sports clubs to SPAs and health management for corporations, Renaissance... Mar 07, 2017


Ahead of Vision 2030, Bahrain is standing at the forefront of the Health sector in the Gulf

Dr Mariam AL-JALAHMA
Chief Executive Officer of National Health Regulatory Authority

With the establishment of the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA), the Bahraini... Jan 16, 2017


Medical city at the forefront of Saudi healthcare revolution

Dr Mahmoud Al Yamany
CEO of King Fahad Medical City

Commissioned in 2004, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) has evolved into one of the most advanced... Dec 07, 2016


Generics: local production for local consumption

Itsuro Yoshida
President of Towa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Some 65 years after its establishment, Towa Pharmaceutical has grown into a key player in... Nov 11, 2016


Pharmaceutical leader showcases Uruguay’s potential from zero

Gianclaudio Broggi
CEO of Mega Pharma

Innovative and affordable pharmaceuticals, many of which are now market leaders in some... Oct 06, 2016


Pharma sector prescribes partnerships

Dr Masayuki Mitsuka
CEO, President & RD of Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation

Japan’s rapidly ageing population has significant implications for its pharmaceutical... Sep 22, 2016


Korea to become leader in Asian precision medicine

Dr Jeong-Sun Seo
Chairman of KoreaBio

Biotechnology has been identified as a potential new growth engine for the Korean economy,... Sep 09, 2016


Macrogen spearheads a revolution in healthcare based on preventative medicine

Dr Jeong-Sun Seo
Chairman of Macrogen Inc.

In a country where the failure rate of start-ups has been traditionally high, Macrogen stands... Jul 15, 2016


Wellness advocate brings design, tech, health and style to la dolce vita

Nerio Alessandri
Founder and President of Technogym

Wellness company and high-end gym machine manufacturer Technogym brings sleek Italian design... Jul 12, 2016


The beauty of unique ostrich antibody technology is more than skin deep

Osamu Maeda
President of Zeal Cosmetics Inc.

Pioneering a new approach to treating problem skin conditions and researching wider healthcare... Jun 30, 2016


Highly trained care support anticipating social changes ventures overseas

Akihiko Terada
Chairman, President & CEO of Nichii Gakkan Co., Ltd.

The professional services provided by Nichii Gakkan Co., Ltd. have the health industry covered,... Jun 07, 2016


Biotech leader sharpens Japan’s edge with R&D and new facilities

Koichi Nakao
President of Takara Bio, Inc.

Successfully developing revolutionary biotechnologies such as gene and cell therapy products... May 31, 2016


Nipro injects innovation into pre-filled syringes and targets US expansion

Yoshihiko Sano
President of Nipro Corporation

Medical devices, pharmaceuticals and glass pharmaceutical packaging products are the forte... May 20, 2016


Fujifilm sharpens its focus on pharmaceuticals

Shigetaka Komori
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation

Fujifilm is bringing its expertise, innovation and quality focus into the regenerative medicine,... Apr 28, 2016


International acclaim for advanced R&D

Dr Qais S. Al Duwairi
Director-General of the Dasman Diabetes Institute

Recognized as a Center of Excellence and Reference for diabetes mellitus in the GCC region,... Apr 26, 2016


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