Healthcare

Healthcare

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Asia is on the way to become the “oldest” continent in just a few decades, with the number of people aged over 65 expected...

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Doctor-patient miscommunication is the most common cause of complaints and failure of communication is an important cause of medical errors. But empathy is another...

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Thailand, the world’s tenth-most visited country that expects to welcome no less than 28 million foreign visitors this year, is positioning itself as a...

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Being aware that medical tourism is a success story in Southeast Asia, Cambodia has embarked on a particular segment of this business: Dental care....

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Expectations are high among workers living in one of the ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. With the advent...

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Plastic surgery is one of the most popular procedures people seek when visiting East and Southeast Asian countries as medical tourists. South Korea and...

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Malaysia's Prince Court Medical Center is again named the hospital that best provides medical tourists with outstanding care beyond standard clinical protocols and excellent...

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Singapore came out tops in a global healthcare efficiency ranking, beating previous incumbent Hong Kong to first place as the Singapore government continues to...

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Vietnam has made great strides in expanding social health insurance, now covering more than half of its population, but reforms, such as providing premium...

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Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group is looking to invest up to $5 billion in healthcare, food retailing and telecoms mainly in the Philippines, Vietnam and...

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Makati City emerged as the Philippines' most competitive city, based on a index that ranked cities in terms of economic dynamism, infrastructure and government...

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Malaysia’s outsourcing industry achieved a higher overall revenue of $490 million last year as compared to $385 million in 2012 from overseas outsourcing opportunities...

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Myanmar's pharmaceutical industry is expected to rev up 10-15 per cent a year thanks to the government's increasing spending on healthcare. The Myanmar Pharmaceutical and...

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The Philippines has signed an agreement with Brunei Darussalam allowing Filipino doctors and other medical professionals to practice there "for short-term periods." The memorandum of...

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Singapore is now the fourth most expensive city in the world for expatriates and the second most expensive in Asia, according to the latest...

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The pharmaceutical markets in Vietnam and the Philippines are forecast to reach a value of $8 billion each by 2020, according to new studies...

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Dubai-Singapore bilateral trade grew 28 per cent in 2013 to $4.9 billion, of which $1.9 billion were imports, $1.8 billion exports and $1.2 billion...

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Qualitas Medical Group, a Malaysian health-care provider, plans to seek about 1 billion ringgit ($310 million) from an initial public offering in Kuala Lumpur,...