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Google unveils India 'health cards' as it eyes vast market

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06-Apr-16 Google is offering doctor-vetted health information on search pages in India. The "health cards" cover more than 400 conditions and give information such as typical symptoms, prevalence and illustrations, in Google's smartphone app. After the US and Brazil, India is the third country to get the health cards. Approximately 5% of Google searches are for health-related information. Even medical professionals rely on Google, with 45% of hospital doctors in India using it 2-3 times a month, according to a Global Growth Markets survey. [image: AFP]

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Korea, Mexico to boost exchange, cooperation in medicine industry

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05-Apr-16 Korean companies exporting medicine and medical supplies to Mexico will not have to undergo on-site inspections by the Mexican health authorities, following an agreement between the two nations, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said. The agreement is expected to increase exports of medical products and medicines by USD8 mn annually, it said. [image: GOB]

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Philippines launches world’s first mass dengue vaccination

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04-Apr-16 The Philippines has launched the world's first public immunization program for dengue fever, seeking to administer to a million schoolchildren a vaccine against a mosquito-borne disease estimated to infect 390 mn people a year globally. The Philippines has the highest dengue incidence in the Western Pacific, recording 200,415 cases in 2015. [image: South China Morning Post]

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Ho Chi Minh City to invest USD969 mn in health sector

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04-Apr-16 The health sector of HCMC will carry out 89 projects worth VND21.6 tn (USD969 mn) between 2016 and 2020 to improve healthcare services. Projects planned include developing human resources, building hospitals at the city’s gateways and local clinics, and upgrading major hospitals into high-tech facilities. [image: Vietnam Breaking News]

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