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AIA Korea, SK C&C to develop digital health and wellness platform

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28-Sep-16 AIA Korea and SK Holdings have announced an MOU to develop Korea’s leading customer centric integrated digital health and wellness ecosystem. The companies aim to help motivate customers change and adopt a healthier lifestyle to reduce major chronic illnesses stemming from smoking, drinking, poor diet and lack of physical exercise. [image: Business Korea]

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Korea's SK to develop AI-based disease diagnosis

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21-Sep-16 SK has signed an MOU with Korea University on the development of the 'Aibril' Infectious Disease AI Diagnosis Service, based on Watson. This will be a world first, as up to now AI-based medical services have been mainly limited to diagnosing cancers. No-one has yet provided AI medical services for infectious diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Cholera. [image: Business Korea]

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Alum's app aspires to become the 'Amazon of healthcare' in Asia

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20-Sep-16 University of Virginia graduate Dato' Chevy Beh envisions his startup, BookDoc, transforming healthcare in Asia. BookDoc offers an app and online platform to identify and get appointments with healthcare providers. A year after its founding, BookDoc has listings in 17 cities across Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong. To reach medical tourists, Beh has developed partnerships with AirAsia and Agoda. [image: UVA Today]

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Mainland prioritises development of elder-friendly wearable devices

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19-Sep-16 With China's demographic shifting towards an ever-higher ratio of citizens aged 60-plus, elder-friendly wearables are seen as a key means of monitoring the health and whereabouts of this affluent, yet vulnerable, sector of contemporary society. In the elderly sector, wearables tend to be either tracking devices or fall alarms. [image: HKTDC Research]

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Singapore biopharma industry makes significant strides

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15-Sep-16 Biomedical manufacturing contributed just under SGD30 bn (USD41 bn) to Singapore's GDP in 2014. Of this, pharmaceuticals accounted for nearly SGD17 bn and medical technology about SGD11 bn. This sector employs over 18,000 workers, most of whom are highly skilled and technically qualified. [image: ZUU Online]

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