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Medical devices blamed in 184 deaths in China in 2015

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27-May-16 184 deaths suspected to have been caused by medical devices were reported in 2015, according to an annual report released by the CFDA. Devices that engendered the most cases include polymers, syringes and puncturing instruments, dressings, physical therapy instruments, implants and artificial organs. [image: Adom Online]

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Telstra wins contract for Australian cancer screening register

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26-May-16 Telstra has been awarded a lucrative Australian Federal Government contract to build and operate a National Cancer Screening Register, but health and privacy experts are concerned about the security of the data. Managing director of Telstra Health Shane Solomon said that the organisation would be using four recently acquired health businesses to build and administer the register. [image: Joel Carrett]

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What Thailand can teach the world about universal healthcare

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24-May-16 In 2001, Thailand introduced the Universal Coverage Scheme (UCS). The UCS, which spread to all provinces the following year, provides outpatient, inpatient and emergency care, available to all according to need. By 2011, the program covered 48 million Thais, or 98% of the population. [image: Dulyanut Swdp / Getty Images]

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French drugmaker Sanofi to step up push into China

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25-May-16 Sanofi will step up its push into China, its second biggest market after the United States, in the next five years as part of a wider expansion into emerging countries, where it sees a large part of its future growth. [image: Reuters / Robert Pratta]

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"Healthy China" strategy eyes sustainability

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24-May-16 China will actively support the World Health Organization at global and regional levels, to achieve its 2030 goals for sustainable healthcare development. At the same time, China will make efforts to improve the country's health outlook. [image: Xinhua]

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