Saturday, Aug 17, 2019

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


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

IDH: A tried-a-tested healthcare provider

Dr. Hend El Sherbini

The Worldfolio speaks with Hend El Sherbini about the prospects for the Egyptian healthcare... Jul 03, 2019

Innovation made affordable

Dr. Wafik Badassi
Chairman and CEO, Minapharm

The Worldfolio sits down with Dr. Wafik Badassi to discuss how Minapharm continues to venture... May 23, 2019

A clear vision for the future of ophthalmology

President of UNIVERSAL VIEW Co., Ltd.

Taro Suzuki explains discusses some of Universal View’s groundbreaking technologies,... Dec 11, 2018

The Monozukuri of beauty

Mr. Masaumi Asanuma
President of the Asanuma Corporation

The Worldfolio speaks with Masaumi Asanuma, president of the Asanuma Corporation, a cosmetics... Aug 24, 2018

ITEC: bringing its medical management expertise around the world

Johtaro SEKI
President of ITEC

One  of  the  greatest  domestic  challenges  for  Japanese ... Aug 07, 2018

The business of beauty

Hidetaka Yoshikawa
Chairman and CEO of Takara Belmont

We speak to Hidetaka Yoshikawa, Chairman and CEO of Takara Belmont, about his company’s... Mar 08, 2018

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

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


Kuwait Finance House

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Ultimate Developers Limited

Vision/Mission UDL’s mission is to deliver...

Qatar Petroleum (QP)

Our mission is to ensure the State gets maximum benefit...

Turkish Airlines

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