Tag: healthcare

Digital edition of Medical Fair to feature top healthcare professionals

December 1, 2020

The first digital edition of Medical Fair Asia 2020, which will take place 9-18 December, will include a line-up of daily technical presentations and conferences by regional and international experts in their fields. Top speakers include leading virologist Professor Peter Piot, one of the discoverers of the Ebola virus, who has recently recovered from Covid-19, […]

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Taiwan healthcare event featured online in Malaysia

November 30, 2020

Taiwan’s medical industry is well-known for its precision equipment, professional medical teams and medical treatments that rival the best of the world. These days, more people from Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia, and even the US  and Canada, seek medical services in Taiwan. Against this backdrop, the Taiwan Expo 2020 in Malaysia kicked off […]

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Malaysian cancer patients stand to receive better care with new NCSM partnership

November 5, 2020

A new cooperation agreement, announced by healthcare access company Axios International (Axios) and the National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) will see better support for oncology (cancer) patients through improved diagnosis of the disease, access to treatment and patient adherence. Centered on a holistic approach, the agreement will address difficulties faced by patients: starting from disease […]

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Medical Fair Thailand 2017 to focus on rehabilitative care, connected healthcare

April 19, 2017

Innovation and value creation will take center stage in Thailand’s medical and healthcare industries as the country’s economic model, Thailand 4.0, continues to further enhance its dynamic positioning as a leading medical and healthcare hub in the Southeast Asia region. In line with this, Medical Fair Thailand 2017, the exhibition’s 8th edition, will focus on […]

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Deadly, drug-resistant fungus poses healthcare concern in the US

March 13, 2017

A drug-resistant and fatal fungal infection is causing concern among healthcare authorities in the US as it has already infected more than 30 people in the country after warnings were issued in June 2016. The fungus, a strain of a yeast called Candida auris, has been spreading worldwide, infecting people in dozens of country since […]

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Over- and underuse of medicine, healthcare found in worldwide study

January 9, 2017

Medicine and healthcare services are found to be both over- and underused in countries all over the world, causing avoidable harm to patients and wastage of resources, according to studies conducted by a team of 27 international specialists. The team of experts found that 57% of patients in China receive inappropriate antibiotics; 16-70% of hysterectomies […]

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Motorola, IDA to launch mobile healthcare services in Asia

April 14, 2012

SINGAPORE – Motorola Solutions Asia Pacific announced that it will soon bring to market a number of local mobile healthcare services together with its partners. This is a result of its collaboration with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), under the Healthcare Innovation Program started last April. The incubation programme, working closely with partners, […]

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