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China grows obese amid changing diet

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18-Jun-15 Rising cardiovascular disease rates in China are being linked to rising obesity and demand for meat with high salt content. It is not junk food that is to blame, but oil- and salt-heavy foods such as hotpot. Even in Guangdong, known for its bland food, average salt intake is 9.1 grams per day, 82% higher than the WHO recommended amount. [image: China Daily Asia]

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Taiwan promotes medtech cooperation with foreign corporations

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18-Jun-15 Taiwan is ideally positioned to forge partnerships with the world’s top medtech corporations, said Walter M.S. Yeh of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council at the recent Taiwan Health Technology Cooperation Forum. “Although Taiwan’s medical brands have yet to be well established, we nevertheless provide a large portion of the world’s medical equipment,” he said. [image: Taiwan News]

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USD420m for 20 hospital network in Myanmar

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17-Jun-15 First Myanmar Investments Co Ltd (FMI) and Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group have launched a healthcare JV in Myanmar with a USD420 million roll-out. The JV is planning up to 20 hospitals in its national network over 10 years, focusing first on setting up 12 hospitals within the next three to five years. [image: Pun Hlaing Siloam Hospitals]

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Thailand's health tourism keeps growing

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17-Jun-15 Thailand's Board of Trade reports that health tourism continues to grow, predicting that the Thai healthcare business will grow by 15-20% in 2015. Health tourism generated national income of THB140 bn (USD4.2 bn) in 2014, reflectng 18% year-on-year growth. [image: Travel Daily News]

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