Thursday, 20 February 2020

Healthcare News

  • 'Polio, an international public health emergency'

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 May, 2014

    Singapore: In a first, the World Health Organisation has declared polio as an international public health emergency. It has said that polio could grow in the next few months and has describ...Read more

  • Quake further exposes Nepal's weak healthcare system

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: A monster earthquake that shook the Himalayan nation Nepal, on 25 April, 2015 has further overburdened the country's weak healthcare system. The quake has exposed the woeful stat...Read more

  • APAC healthcare 2012 market touched $369.9 bn: F&S

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore healthcare expenditure market was worth $11.7 billion in 2012 and will grow to $22.3 billion by 2018, which represents a compound annual growth rate of 11.4 percent fro...Read more

  • Foot and Mouth disease outbreak in South Korea

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

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  • Ebola grips Africa in a deadly outbreak

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: In what is being described as the deadliest outbreak of any disease in history, Africa is gripped with the Ebola virus outbreak. It is unprecedented both in the number of cases a...Read more

  • Are we awaiting a bird flu pandemic?

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: In a study published in the journal Nature, scientists have cautioned that the deadly bird flu virus that is currently wreaking havoc in China and parts of Taiwan has mutated fre...Read more

  • mHealth is the next wave'

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: With no doubt, one of the most important industry trends to watch in 2014 is mHealth. The global mobile healthcare (mHealth) market will grow at an astounding compounded annual r...Read more

  • Geneva scientist builds low-cost fake drug detector

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Associate professor Serge Rudaz of Geneva University's School of Pharmaceutical Sciences has invented a low cost machine that can detect weakened or counterfeit drugs. Prof Ruda...Read more

  • 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