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Abraaj creates largest private diagnostic imaging network in Morocco

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04-Nov-15 Investor The Abraaj Group has taken a majority stake in Al Kindy, Casablanca's largest private oncology clinic, and Menara, a leading oncology and imaging diagnostics center in Marrakech. Al Kindy and Menara together form the largest private integrated network of imaging diagnostics and cancer treatment centers in Morocco, expected collectively to treat more than 10,000 patients in 2015. [image: The Abraaj Group].

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Patients insecure about province- and district-level hospitals in Vietnam

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04-Nov-15 A survey by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper of over 100 patients in Ho Chi Minh City revealed that most are willing to tolerate distance, high cost, and waiting time to have their health symptoms diagnosed and treated. Most people believe that doctors and health staff of the “high-ranking” hospitals are better trained and more skilful. [image: Tuoi Tre News]

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China's Sinocare to buy Nipro Diagnostics

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03-Nov-15 Chinese diabetes tech firm Sinocare has signed an agreement to acquire Nipro Diagnostics from Japan's Nipro Corp, for USD273 mn. Nipro Diagnostics is based in Florida and manufacturers products for people with diabetes, including a portfolio of blood glucose monitoring technologies. Sinocare CEO Shaobo Li said “Diabetes has become one of the biggest challenges to our public healthcare system and society." [image: Sinocare]

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Communist Party vows to build a "healthy China"

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03-Nov-15 The Communist Party of China has vowed to build a "healthy China" with a better health system and balancing the population through the two-child policy. In a proposal for the 13th five-year plan (2016-2020), the CPC called for an efficient basic healthcare system in both urban and rural areas and modern management of hospitals. [image: Xinhua Finance Agency]

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