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Thailand’s MOPH urges education to solve health professional shortage

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12-Feb-15 Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has established an agreement with the Prince of Songkla University (PSU) in Hat Yai on improving medical education to help solve shortages of healthcare professionals in rural areas. For example, Year 4-6 medical students will gain experience in community hospitals. The program will be extended to other hospitals of >90 beds. [image: NNT)

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Indian students create low-cost healthcare devices

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12-Feb-15 Over 100 students and faculty members from engineering, design and healthcare disciplines gathered at a business school in Mumbai on 31-Jan to create functional prototypes of innovative, low-cost diagnostic devices, including an X-ray machine, a retinal labelling app, a wound analysis device, and a digital stethoscope. [image: Hindustan Times]

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China Jo-Jo joins Alibaba Health e-prescription platform

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12-Feb-15 Through Alibaba Health's new mobile app, Alijk, patients can now upload and send a prescription to a nearby pharmacy to check the availability of medicines, compare prices and eventually make a payment. Pharmacies partnering with Alibaba Health, such as China Jo-Jo which has recently joined the platform, can then fulfil orders in-store or by home delivery. [image: Healthcare Innovation]

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Antibiotic resistance in Cambodia sparks new health policy

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11-Feb-15 In Cambodia, resistance to antibiotics has become a public health problem worthy of a national response. Regulations for the sale of antibiotics are not enforced and antibiotics are a big source of income for pharmacists. Over the past 12 months, together with the WHO, the health ministry has developed a National Policy and a three year implementation plan. [image: PharmaD India]

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Ageing China draws investors to its "hot" healthcare sector

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10-Feb-15 Encouraged by a relaxation of ownership rules in 2014 and a rapidly ageing population, PE firms and industry players are investing in China’s hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and device makers. The prospect of 223 million people aged 65+ by 2030 is enticing, despite risks such as rising valuations and a dearth of doctors. [image: Reuters]

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