Tag: Pandemic

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, as well as how Thailand is recovering from the Covid-19 outbreak, in this article. How […]

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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 relation to infectious disease management. The virus responsible for the current pandemic is continuing to […]

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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 with the daunting tasks of saving lives and providing quality patient care on top of […]

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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 a theme centred around “Smart Medical”, the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Taiwan (R.O.C) along with […]

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Half of young adults still have persistent symptoms six months after COVID-19

June 24, 2021

A study more than 300 patients with COVID-19 in Bergen, Norway – comprising 82% of cases in the city during the first wave of the pandemic – has revealed how symptoms of the disease persist for some six months after SARS-CoV-2 infection. The study from the Bergen COVID-19 Research Group followed infected patients diagnosed at […]

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The impact of media on public opinion and trust in vaccines

June 14, 2021

Good communication has become essential during this global pandemic – in particular, how leaders/officials, governments, and subject matter experts of various countries and regions behave, how they communicate, and how the media reports on it all have significant impacts and consequences on the public. The mainstream media has been reporting on COVID-19 and its vaccines […]

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Allowing children a little more freedom during pandemic beneficial to child and parent

February 1, 2021

Autonomy-based parenting “is positively associated both with better child well-being,” said researchers from the German Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education (DIPF) in Frankfurt am Main. Additionally, although this parenting technique requires care and energy to maintain, it also reduces stress and provides something of a recharging effect for parents. Lacking normal child […]

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Shocking 14% global vaccine hesitancy even with COVID-19 endemic threat, researchers note

October 22, 2020

New research by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health suggests that the COVID-19 virus could become endemic i.e. common enough to produce recurring outbreaks in humans. This is largely affected by immunity to SARS-CoV-2, developed either through infection or a vaccine, which diminishes within a year. However, if immunity to SARS-CoV-2 was longer and […]

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