Tag: Pandemic

Tackling the next global and public health threat after COVID-19 – Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

December 28, 2022
Tackling the next global and public health threat after COVID-19

By Prof Dr. Sasheela a/p Sri La Sri Ponnampalavanar, Infectious Disease Professor, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC).  As Malaysia and most of the world transitioned to the endemic phase of COVID-19, it’s easy to forget that just two years ago, […]

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Researchers hint at another potential monkey virus spillover to humans

October 5, 2022

Arteriviruses are an obscure family of viruses endemic in a host of wild African primates – arteriviruses are considered a fatal threat to some species of monkeys. Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU Boulder), evoking parallels to […]

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Nurses facing burnout, psychological and emotional distress post-COVID, study finds

July 5, 2022

A cross-country survey of nurses and midwives in the UK has found deep repercussions due to the COVID-19 pandemic: many nurses and midwives report feeling unaccustomed to redeployment, which involved caring for high numbers of critically ill patients and witnessing […]

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Depression in new mothers triple pre-pandemic levels

March 17, 2022

New research into pregnancy and postpartum depression highlights how new mothers experienced more depressive episodes during the early days of COVID-19 (COVID). The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had earlier estimated that 1 in 8 mothers experienced postpartum […]

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Rethinking Smart Medical & Biotesting in the post pandemic world

September 30, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way people approach their health and healthcare. This October 14th, Taiwan Excellence, representing the symbol of Taiwan’s innovative technology, will organise a Smart Medical & Biotesting Webinar to introduce some of the latest developments […]

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3D-printed origami technology under development for improved pandemic treatment

September 28, 2021

Technology replicating the distinctive folding of Japanese origami craft is under development to help in the fight against COVID-19, as well as ease healthcare costs and delivery. Currently, researchers at Canada’s Simon Fraser University (SFU) Additive Manufacturing Lab are working […]

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Thailand’s winning strategies amid the health crisis

September 6, 2021

By Roshel Jayasundera,Senior Director, Global Consulting, Axios International Roshel Jayasundera of Axios International, anInternational firm who is focusing on the emerging market including Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Middle East, discussed current healthcare trends in Thailand and Southeast Asia, […]

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COVID-19 detection to be sped up with new Amazon initiative

July 22, 2021

To expedite disease testing during the COVID-19 pandemic tech giant Amazon has launched the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Diagnostic Development Initiative, which is expected to accelerate diagnostics research and development worldwide through the many cloud computing solutions provided, particularly in […]

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Managing the strain on healthcare through digitalisation

July 19, 2021

The healthcare systems in many Southeast Asian countries have been stretched to their limit with the COVID-19 pandemic: hospitals have to deal with an overwhelming shortage of medical resources which has driven up healthcare costs; medical frontliners meanwhile, are faced […]

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Creating a healthier lifestyle beyond the pandemic with Taiwanese healthcare

July 14, 2021

2021 has seen the spill over of the Covid-19 pandemic and the fight against virus rages on. And although the pandemic has curtailed many businesses activities, exchange and cooperation between the Taiwanese and Malaysian medical community has carried on. With […]

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