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Is Singapore’s “miracle” health care system the answer for America?

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25-Apr-17 US conservatives really only have one example of a free market healthcare paradise: Singapore. Singapore is the only truly universal health insurance system based on the idea that patients, not insurers, should bear the costs of routine care. What Singapore shows is that unusual fusions of conservative and liberal ideas in health care really are possible. [image: Roslan Rahman / AFP / Getty Images]

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Obesity increased by 60 percent over the last decade in Brazil

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25-Apr-17 Obesity is increasing at a high pace with one in every five Brazilians obese. More than half the population is overweight. The prevalence of obesity has increased by 60% from 11.8% in 2006 to 18.9% in 2016. With little time to eat, people have reduced home-cooked meals and opted for faster, higher caloric foods. [image: Global Health Intelligence]

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Xinjiang emerges as medical tourism hub

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21-Apr-17 Xinjiang isn't widely regarded as a medical tourism destination by Chinese. But for people from Central Asia, it's a different story. Xinjiang's medical industry has become a promising part of the Belt & Road Initiative. As the regional capital, Urumqi boasts dozens of medical institutes and diversified traditional medical resources, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Uygur medicine, and Mongolian medicine. [image: news.cn]

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IPN begins rollout to 180 practices in Australia

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21-Apr-17 Australia's IPN Medical Centres announced it will roll out Precedence Health Care's MediTracker app to its 180 practices, allowing two million patients to have access to a summary of their data held on their regular GP's medical record. CEO Gerard Foley said the app was the first to strike the right balance between privacy and providing the right information. [image: MediTracker]

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