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4.2% of India’s GDP is spent on healthcare

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03-Mar-16 India has one of the biggest health protection gaps amongst the countries in Asia. The gap is projected to increase by 12.3% annually to US$214 billion by 2020. India will face a shortfall in healthcare financing of close to US$43 billion in 2020, which will require additional fiscal spending or higher out-of-pocket funding by individuals. [image: Global Health Expenditure Database, WHO, Swiss Re ER&C]

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Western hospitals leave Emerging Markets well alone

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02-Mar-16 Investors have become increasingly chittery about China’s investment prospects. Almost all the big “Western” hospital chains have steered clear of Emerging Markets. The biggest of all, Hospital Corporation of America, has only gone as far as London. Private hospitals in Emerging Markets need links to local politicians and governments to win projects. [image: World Crunch]

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HCMC hospitals face more competition as funding falls

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02-Mar-16 Public health facilities in Ho Chi Minh City will be under pressure to improve quality of services as they no longer receive city funds for most regular expenditures. On 1-Mar-16 fees rose by 30-50% nationwide at all public hospitals, as scheduled by the Ministry of Health. The city's hospitals will now have to rely mostly on revenue from patients. [image: Duong Ngoc]

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Ramsay abandons hospital JV in China

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02-Mar-16 Australia's Ramsay Health Care has scrapped its proposed hospital joint venture in western China because several conditions weren't met. In total, the JV was expected to cover five hospitals with approximately 2,300 beds and a focus on women's health, mental health, and traditional Chinese medicine. [image: Ramsay Health Care]

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