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Brazil medical equipment consumption down 4%

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27-Nov-15 Medical equipment consumption in Brazil was down by 4.4% year on year in the first nine months of 2015, according to the Brazilian health innovation companies alliance Abiis. Domestic production increased 5.1% while imports decreased to 9.2% as the USD exchange rate affected the affordability of imports. [image: MD&M Brazil]

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Vietnam launches online drug registration services

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27-Nov-15 The Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAVN) launched online public services 'Level 4' in Nov-15, to help pharmaceutical firms register drug and medicine prices. The system enables companies to submit documents, pay fees, check the progress of document processing, and receive results online, from the beginning of 2016. [image: VNA]

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Indonesia’s Lippo group ventures into online healthcare

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27-Nov-15 Beritasatu Media, part of Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group, is developing a mobile app called 1Health that will allow users to consult with doctors remotely. “1Health is a portal to educate people on health issues but… we want to offer services where people can consult doctors with an appointment or through video conference,” said Irwan Hartanto, COO of 1Health. [image: Beritasatu Media Holdings]

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Practo launches customized app for specialist doctors

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26-Nov-15 Indian health tech startup Practo has launched a customized app for physicians, paediatricians and dentists that will allow them digitally to prescribe laboratory tests and check results in real time. The app, Practo Ray, also includes a database of nearly 100,000 commonly prescribed medicines. [image: The Economic Times]

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Impact of the changes to China's One Child Policy

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25-Nov-15 In Oct-15 China changed its One Child Policy to allow all married couples to have two children. What are the implications? Births are expected to lift dramatically from 16.3 mn in 2015 to 19.6 mn in 2016, benefiting companies targeting the baby/child market. However there will be little impact on overall population or the labour force, and no significant increase in GDP before 2035. [image: Time]

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