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Traditional medicine targets stronger development in Vietnam

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21-May-16 Developing traditional medicine in combination with modern healthcare is the top priority of the Vietnamese Party, State and the Ministry of Health. Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien delivered the message at a teleconference to review the five-year implementation of Vietnam’s traditional medicine development plan by 2020. [image: VNA]

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Private hospitals clamour for greater support in Singapore

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20-May-16 Singapore's hospitals are up against stiff competition from ASEAN. As more Southeast Asian hospitals modernise, the city-state is slowly losing its appeal as a medical tourism hub. Indonesian healthcare providers are aggressively investing in new facilities and equipment, said Dr Beng Teck Liang, Executive Director, Singapore Medical Group. This has exacerbated the impact of the weak Indonesian rupiah. [image: Singapore Business Reveiw]

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China healthcare needs spotlighted in Houston

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20-May-16 China's demand for medical services is being met by some American healthcare companies opening operations overseas. "We see dramatically more Chinese coming to the US for medical treatment... A lot of Chinese companies are seeking to acquire US innovative companies or technologies to meet medical demand in China," said the executive director of the US China Innovation Alliance. [image: Medical Tourism]

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Mexico to launch first phase of universal health system

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19-May-16 The road to a universal health care system in Mexico is just beginning its first phase, an exchange of services among different health institutions, a change that is expected to offer improved medical care for the end user. This exchange will cover 700 medical services, which have been identified as the most needed among the general population. [image: desdeelbalcon.com]

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India and China account for a third of global mental health burden

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19-May-16 A third of the global burden of mental, neurological and substance use disease occurs in India and China – more than all high-income countries combined. Yet most sufferers do not receive the needed treatment. By 2025, 40 mn years of healthy life will be lost to mental illness in China (10% increase from 2013), and 38 mn in India (23% increase). [image: OnMedica]

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