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Medical show in Singapore closes on a high note

September 13, 2018
Medical show in Singapore closes on a high note

This year’s Medical Fair Asia and Medical Manufacturing Asia shows were the largest editions to date, with more than 14,000 trade visitors from 72 countries visiting the two symbiotic trade exhibitions for the medical, healthcare and medtech sectors – a 16% increase from 2016. Medical Manufacturing Asia 2018 registered some 6,000 visitors from 56 countries [...]

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MedTech forum to explore technological advancements in healthcare

September 6, 2018
MedTech forum to explore technological advancements in healthcare

Over 600 senior leaders in the healthcare sector, including global and regional leaders of medical device manufacturers, healthcare providers, policy-makers, regulators, government representatives, clinicians, startups, and SMEs, are expected to attend the upcoming Asia Pacific MedTech Forum. The theme “Technology in Healthcare: Empowering Patients; Driving Outcomes” will see a range of high profile speakers discuss [...]

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Medical Fair Asia 2018: Digital “smart” underwear to aid incontinence

September 3, 2018
Medical Fair Asia 2018: Digital “smart” underwear to aid incontinence

Innovations from European companies have been given support to expand into Asian markets through a programme known as EU Business Avenues in Southeast Asia, an EU-funded initiative for several markets including Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. The programme promotes collaborations with local companies, in the form of joint ventures, distributorships, or licensing agreements, [...]

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Medical Fair Asia: Singapore poised to grow in medtech sector

August 30, 2018
Medical Fair Asia: Singapore poised to grow in medtech sector

Singapore’s medtech manufacturing sector is important for the country, having generated S$11.3 billion in 2016, said Dr Koh Poh Koon,Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry, at the opening of the Medical Fair Asia show recently in Singapore. This was affirmed by Philip Kia, Deputy Chairman of Singapore Precision Engineering and Technology Association (Speta), [...]

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New Zealand’s healthcare ties to Malaysia on the rise

August 17, 2018
New Zealand’s healthcare ties to Malaysia on the rise

The recently concluded Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia (APHM) International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition, held from 31 July to 2 August at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia, featured a pavilion from New Zealand for the first time ever. HCA spoke to New Zealand Trade Commissioner to Malaysia and Brunei, Simon Hearsey, to find [...]

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Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

August 8, 2018
Medical Devices: Material innovations enable medical device breakthroughs

Also, download this story from the electronic issue here Rubber materials like silicones are aiding in the improvement of medical devices for the healthcare… Modern medical devices aid in early detection and treatment of diseases, as well as help in improving the quality of life of patients with disabilities. This increasing adoption of medical devices in [...]

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Exercise for people living with chronic pain

July 16, 2018
Exercise for people living with chronic pain

By Nanny Eliana When done correctly exercise can improve pain and the quality of life for patients living with chronic pain, yet patients are reluctant to exercise. Exercising with pain might sound counterintuitive for patients who suffer from chronic pain. However, reducing exercise can in fact worsen, rather than improve the condition of patients living [...]

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Expo in the Middle East for medical sector

July 3, 2018
Expo in the Middle East for medical sector

Touted as a leading event for the Middle East, the Saudi International Medlab Expo 2018 will be held at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 19-21 November 2018. The show is packaged together with the Saudi International Pharma Expo for pharma industries. Plus, the exhibition will have a concurrent conference alongside, conducted with the [...]

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Record-breaking Medical Fair Asia 2018: the comprehensive sourcing and knowledge sharing platform

June 27, 2018
Record-breaking Medical Fair Asia 2018: the comprehensive sourcing and knowledge sharing platform

This year, Medical Fair Asia will stage its largest edition to date, with over 1,000 exhibitors including 24 country groups, over 10,000 medical and healthcare products, as well as the special zones of – Community Care Pavilion, Start-Up Park and Future 4 Health (FTR4H) Lab & Lounge. Trade visitors can also expect many new faces [...]

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Cancer: Global rates, prevention and chemotherapy

June 7, 2018
Cancer: Global rates, prevention and chemotherapy

Healthy lifestyle, early detection can prevent up to 50% of cancer; Australia has the highest cancer rates in 2016, according to a study; while, another study finds common breast cancer may nix chemo treatment. Cancer, the second leading cause of death worldwide, accounted for 8.8 million deaths in 2015, according to the World Health Organisation [...]

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