Saturday, 19 October 2019

Healthcare News

  • Korea to improvise Jordan healthcare system

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Health for establishment and expansion of health centers in Jordan. The ...Read more

  • MERS alert in AP, India

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: As MERS is multiplying incessantly, authorities in Indian state Andhra Pradesh, have issued an advisory to travelers urging them to take due precautions against the virus. The A...Read more

  • Sucampo to acquire Japan's R-Tech Ueno for $278 mn

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Aug, 2015

    NASDAQ-listed Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched an all-cash tender offer in Japan by Sucampo's Japanese subsidiary and the execution of a separate share purchase agreement with cert...Read more

  • "Import duty on medical instruments must be reduced"

    Healthcare |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Mr Saurabh Gupta, Principal Consultant, Healthcare Advisory Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers India speaks to BioSpectrum and lists out his priorities for the next Indian union ...Read more

  • NUS enhances pharmacy curriculum to match Singapore healthcare landscape

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science plans to enhance the curriculum of its undergraduate Pharmacy degree programme to educate and train Pharmacy graduates t...Read more

  • Blackberry to launch a healthcare service platform

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: As per reports, Blackberry, in partnership with US-based healthcare technology firm NantHealth, will soon announce the launch of a connected healthcare service, which will integr...Read more

  • Saudi Health Ministry registers two new MERS cases

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: The Health Ministry of Saudi notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of two additional laboratory confirmed cases of infection with the MERS corona virus. The new victims r...Read more

  • Israel plays down MERS risk

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Even as piligrims traveling for Haj continue to be gripped with fear of MERS, the Israel Ministry of Health has rest assured the citizens about the deadly disease. The ministry ...Read more

  • Blood test to predict Alzheimer's with 90% accuracy

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: Researchers from the Georgetown University in Washington DC, US, have revealed that testing levels of 10 fats in the blood could predict the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease in ...Read more

  • AIHW report: Healthcare costs rising

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has presented a report that showed that though health costs are on the rise, the share of Commonwealth's total bill is decre...Read more

  • Mobile health apps to touch $26 bn by 2017

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: A new study by Global Information titled, 'Global Mobile Health Market Report 2013-17', revealed that the market for mobile health services has now entered the commercialization ...Read more

  • BioEnable to prevent baby mix-ups in hospitals

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jan, 2013

    Mumbai: BioEnable Technologies, a leading identification and tracking solutions company based in the city of Pune, India, has introduced a new infant protection system for new born identifi...Read more

  • Virtual operation table simulator gets US patent

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: US based-Simbionix, a medical education and simulation training provider, has been granted a US patent for its patient specific simulation product, the PROcedure Rehearsal Studio...Read more

  • Anytime-Anywhere' is the latest trend in personal health monitoring

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Aug, 2013

    Healthcare has historically been provided in clinics and hospitals globally. With rising costs of healthcare, aging population, the desire to stay healthy even while indulging on an unhea...Read more

  • Is the traditional healthcare system collapsing?

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Globally, the healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated evolution due to changing demographics and various market forces. These are giving rise to disruptions in the tradi...Read more

  • Ebola epidemic: No relief in sight

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Dr Cheik Humar Khan, who was heroically battling the deadly Ebola in West Africa, has been reported to have contracted the disease himself. Ebola wreaks havoc through West Afric...Read more

  • Ziena Jalil: NZ, Singapore have much to learn from each other

    Healthcare |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2013

    New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand government's national economic development agency and works to stimulate economic growth by helping to boost export earnings, strength...Read more

  • Healthcare spending by BRICS nations to increase'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: The PwC report in Indian context mentions that India's infrastructure requirement is also significant and as per estimates, the country requires to add 650,000 beds which will tr...Read more



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