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Standard Chartered launches five new eye care projects in India

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12-Apr-16 Emerging markets focused bank Standard Chartered has launched five eye care projects costing USD1.6 mn to bring in innovation and strengthen the delivery of eye-care to India by 2019. In India, around 15 million people are thought to be blind, with cataract the most avoidable blindness (63%), followed by refractive error (20%) and glaucoma (5.8%). Yet 80% of blindness is avoidable with the right treatment. [image: Standard Chartered Bank]

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Philips may invest in Indian healthcare technology startups

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07-Apr-16 Dutch consumer electronics and healthcare giant Philips is looking to join the ranks of other global Fortune 500 companies in leveraging India's rapidly evolving startup ecosystem and is initiating moves to set up a venture fund that will look to invest in Indian healthcare technology startups. [image: Economic Times]

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Google unveils India 'health cards' as it eyes vast market

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06-Apr-16 Google is offering doctor-vetted health information on search pages in India. The "health cards" cover more than 400 conditions and give information such as typical symptoms, prevalence and illustrations, in Google's smartphone app. After the US and Brazil, India is the third country to get the health cards. Approximately 5% of Google searches are for health-related information. Even medical professionals rely on Google, with 45% of hospital doctors in India using it 2-3 times a month, according to a Global Growth Markets survey. [image: AFP]

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Asia-Pacific Connected Health market intelligence service, 2016

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Subscriptions to our 2016 Asia-Pacific Connected Health market intelligence research program are now available. Receive accurate market data and reliable insight, access to specific business opportunities and the option to include private custom topics. Covering Devices, Systems and Services, the reports include analysis of: Connected Health ecosystem, government and hospital projects, regulations and reimbursement, industry players, case studies, future market outlook, and specific sales opportunities. 

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