New chapter of digital healthcare
The e-hospital new model MoU Signing ceremony between Xian Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd and the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University is held in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Thursday. Photo: Courtesy of Xian JanssenOn September 24, Xian Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd (Xian Janssen), a pharmaceutical subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson with 35 years of operation in China, announced the signing of a memorandum of cooperation with the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University. The two parties will give full play to their respective strengths and expertise to ex...
Healthcare Coverage Is Still A Winning Issue
During the mid-term election two years ago, the Democrats won by emphasizing the importance of protecting the Affordable Care Act of 2010, aka Obamacare, and expanding healthcare coverage for more Americans. But in 2020, the deep recession, the pandemic — and to a lesser degree, racial justice – have become the dominant issues.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreMedicare For AllAnd yet, as late as March of this year, the expansion of healthcare coverage was the dominant issue during the Democratic primary. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren led the charge for Medicare for All, whi...
'Abortion is healthcare' billboards in Illinois area remind people that Medicaid covers the medical procedure
CHICAGO — After then-Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill in 2017 expanding Medicaid coverage of abortion costs, employees at the Chicago Abortion Fund were still hearing from people who were Medicaid-eligible, or already had Medicaid, who didn’t know that their abortion procedures could be covered.“In a lot of instances, they were delaying that care while trying to come up with the money, and this whole time they could’ve been able to access care,” said Megan Jeyifo, executive director of the Chicago Abortion Fund, an organization that helps people emotionally and financially as they seek...
World Bank hails Azerbaijan’s progress in healthcare, education
By Ayya LmahamadAzerbaijan is among the top 10 global improvers in progress made on health and education, according to World Bank’s Human Capital Index (HCI) 2020, which measures pre-pandemic human capital outcomes around the world.According to the report, Azerbaijan has increased human capital index by 0.08, from 0.50 to 0.58, while there were almost no change in the country’s GDP per capita. The value of 0.58 means that a child born today in Azerbaijan can expect to achieve 58 percent productivity of a fully educated and optimally healthy person in adulthood. It should be noted that this is ...
Boat clinic to offer free healthcare to Pakistan’s remote areas
Islamabad: Pakistan’s first boat clinic is set to be launched by an organisation running charity hospitals to offer life-saving health services free of charge to communities living in hard-to-reach villages.Ferrying hope on the River IndusThe initiative by Indus Health Network (IHN) described as “ferrying hope on the River Indus” will serve the vulnerable population in the Southern Punjab area, which is prone to disasters such as flooding and has acute shortage of medical services. The mobile clinic will begin its operation in Rahim Yar Khan’s Bhong district — home to more than 105,000 people ...
Ayala sees digital shift to healthcare
Ayala sees digital shift to healthcareIris Gonzales(The Philippine Star) – September 10, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — Ayala Corp., the country’s oldest conglomerate, has seen a digital shift toward healthcare as more consumers are opting to do telemedicine.During its pilot phase in May, the Ayala Group’s HealthNow was able to match 11,000 consultation requests with an active pool of doctors.The HealthNow app is available over Android and Apple for scheduled teleconsultation services.“Over the next few months, we will be rolling out medicine delivery, on-demand consultations, and schedul...
Ghinger Healthcare App Launched
A new web/mobile platform which enables subscribers gain access to healthcare remotely and conveniently has been launched.The website is to help enhance convenience in the pursuit of healthcare and wellbeing.The platform, Ghinger, enables a subscriber to access a range of healthcare services including booking appointment at any partner hospital, ordering medication, requesting laboratory examination, and getting a personal doctor and medication refills.Ghinger also enables subscribers to have a video consultation with a doctor at the clients preferred time and have a doctor or nurse come to th...
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Southeast Asia’s digital health future
Asia is one of the most diverse regions in the world, in terms not only of economic development but culture, language, religion and beyond. Amid this diversity, there are sectors poised for growth in the next decade and healthcare is one of them.According to the marketing strategy firm Solidiance, healthcare spending in Southeast Asia is forecast to increase to US$740 billion by 2025, compared with $420 billion spent in 2017.Healthcare spending across the Asean 6 (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam) has already outpaced the economic growth of these nations. T...
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Dubai and India to collaborate further on healthcare amid Covid-19
Dubai: Dubai Health Authority and India are collaborating to further enhance cooperation in the medical field.The Director General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) Humaid Al Qutami received the Indian Consul General Dr Aman Puri at the DHA headquarters to discuss the possible collaboration.Al Qutami highlighted the long-standing relationship between the two countries in several fields including the health sector. He discussed ways to explore and enhance cooperation between the two countries in the medical field, the authority said in a press release on SundayHe added that DHA is keen to coll...
“Superbugs are potentially the next big health challenge”
Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, a pioneer of the biotechnology industry in India and the head of the country’s leading biotechnology enterprise, Biocon is an internationally acclaimed biotech magnate. In an exclusive interview with Deepika Khurana, Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson of Biocon shares her views on India’s preparedness for COVID-19, the future of healthcare, the potential threat of the next pandemic, and global concern about medical misinformation. By Deepika KhuranaA first-generation entrepreneur, Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has made India proud with her globally recognised biopharmaceut...