Loading...

Stay current with insights from our analysts and industry updates.  Subscribe to one of our HealthCheck24 newsletters to receive regular growth markets insights by email. We also offer customised newsletters to keep your management, sales and marketing teams fully informed - contact us to find out more.

Birth tourism - Trump to stop the booming business

Image

13-Feb-17 President Donald Trump plans to fight birth tourism in the US. Most of these tourists come from China, Russia and Nigeria. In 2014, 60,000 Chinese women arrived in the US to give birth. The popularity of such “tours” increased after the release of the movie Finding Mr Right. The movie's heroine travels to Seattle to give birth. [image: Tourism-Review]

Read More

China's medical robots take on foreign rivals

Image

13-Feb-17 Developed by Beijing Tinavi with the help of Jishuitan Hospital, Phecda is a surgery robot with a 3-D high-definition visual system that can "see" the internal orthopedic structure. It is part of the effort by Chinese companies to outcompete foreign rivals as the use of medical robots is set to take off, thanks in part to an aging population. [image: Tinavi / China Daily]

Read More

China issues rules on recall of defective medical equipment

Image

11-Feb-17  China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has released rules on the recall of medical equipment. Manufacturers must take responsibility for the safety of their equipment and are obliged to have a recall mechanism in place. They are also required to investigate and evaluate equipment and recall defective items. [image: Xinhua Finance Agency]

Read More

Carl Zeiss Meditec reports EUR280 mn in first quarter revenue

Image

10-Feb-17 Carl Zeiss Meditec reported a 6.6% increase in revenue to €280 million in the first quarter of its 2016-2017 fiscal year, compared with €262.2 million in the same quarter a year ago. In the Asia-Pacific region, revenue increased 26.6% from €83.6 million to €105.8 million, attributed to the Chinese market and Southeast Asia and India. [image: Carl Zeiss]

Read More

Ayala gets 'disruptive' with latest health investment

Image

09-Feb-17 The Philippines' Ayala Corp has bought into a medical startup, adding some disruptive technology to its fledgling healthcare operations. The investment vehicle AC Health took a minority stake in Wellbridge Health, which owns the online pharmacy MedGrocer. "The investment of AC Health into MedGrocer fits well with both our pharmacy and health tech aspirations," said Paolo Borromeo, CEO. [image: Nikkei Asian Reveiw]

Read More
Share

 


0111 Banner square pre launch 250x250