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How China is using technology to improve rural healthcare

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06-Mar-18 China's updated rural health care programme is helping reduce the need for rural residents to travel long distances for healthcare, through its cooperation with WeDoctor, offering 349 villages a 5kg, mobile, all-in-one diagnostic station that can run 11 tests. [image: Handout / South China Morning Post]

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Alibaba opens first joint research institute outside China in Singapore

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28-Feb-18 Alibaba Singapore opened a research institute in a collaboration with Nanyang Technological University, committing a multimillion-dollar investment annually for five years. The institute will explore real-life artificial-intelligence solutions in areas such as health, ageing and lifestyle. [image: Channel News Asia]

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We'll develop India home healthcare from scratch: Philips

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26-Feb-18 Richa Singh, Philips India Homecare CEO says "right now we are restricted to working with private doctors and private hospitals. There is a big opportunity to work with the government hospitals and doctors as well. That is where the potential lies." [image: Business Standard]

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Your office's air conditioner is watching you

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23-Feb-18 Japan's Daikin Industries plans to let its air conditioners gather data on employee movements and their work environments, aiming to start a new data-driven service that will advise clients on how to create better and healthier workplaces. [image: Nikkei Asian Review]

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Medical 3-D printing making rapid strides in Asia

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20-Feb-18 With the 3-D printing market for medical devices expected to grow to USD2.5 bn by 2023 (18% CAGR), the Asian region is already seeing a strong rise in investment in medical applications for the technology. [image: MedTech Intelligence]

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