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Latin America shifts from newborns to elderly care

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Latin America’s lack of fiscal discipline is likely to prevent public health from addressing adequately the additional costs of an aging population. That paves the way for massive private sector growth in fields such as telemedicine, healthcare IT, medical devices and medical technologies, that help personalise medicine or improve the efficiency of doctors and other healthcare professionals. [Image: Global Health Intelligence]

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Rising demand for Taiwan-made medical equipment and technology

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28-Nov-14 Taiwan’s medical equipment industry output increased by over 5% in 2014 to USD2.8 billion, driven especially by demand for new and ‘smart’ applications. Demand for Taiwanese medical equipment will continue to increase in 2015, most notably in India. [image: Want China Times]

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Most Asia-Pacific countries need to improve affordable access to healthcare, says OECD

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27-Nov-14 A new OECD report says despite a 10% improvement in life expectancy over the past 20 years, most Asia-Pacific countries still need to step up efforts to give people access to affordable, quality healthcare. Too many people, especially women, cannot get the treatment they need due to high costs, difficulties in getting permission to see a doctor, or a lack of providers in rural areas. [image: OECD]

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China to scrap drug price caps in 2015

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26-Nov-14 China plans to scrap retail price caps on all drugs as early as the start of 2015, giving market forces a larger role in an industry where price controls have contributed to supply shortages. A recent crackdown on high prices pushed some Chinese firms out of business and forced global drug-makers to rethink their China strategy. [image: My Jungle Blog]

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