Hybrid Glaucoma Class Launched by Hanoi Eye Hospital and Novartis

Hybrid Glaucoma Class Launched by Hanoi Eye Hospital and Novartis

The Glaucoma Hybrid Patient Class, a hybrid patient education model combining in-person and online platforms, was introduced on October 2022 by the Hanoi Eye Hospital and Novartis Vietnam. In contrast to conventional patient classes held face-to-face in hospitals,...
Medtech Allm Inc. of Japan Set Up Base in Southeast Asia

Medtech Allm Inc. of Japan Set Up Base in Southeast Asia

Greater Kuala Lumpur will serve as the Southeast Asia hub for Allm Inc, a provider of digital healthcare services with headquarters in Japan. Using its Join telemedicine platform, which is new to local medical experts, the company seeks to create a stroke network...
EOFlow’s Insulin Pump Earns Approval in Indonesia

EOFlow’s Insulin Pump Earns Approval in Indonesia

EOFlow, a Soutk Korean developer of wearable drug delivery systems, revealed that it has been granted approval from the Indonesian Ministry of Health to market its wearable insulin pump ‘EOPatch’ and controller ‘ADM.’ Its smartphone app...
Thailand Approves USD 131 Million Phuket Medical Tourism Hub

Thailand Approves USD 131 Million Phuket Medical Tourism Hub

The Thai government has just approved the construction of a THB 5 billion (USD 131 million) international medical hub in the touristy Phuket. The goal is to expand health- and wellness-related tourism. Construction of what is being branded as the Andaman International...
Technological Advancements in the Medical Field

Technological Advancements in the Medical Field

Lunit, a medical AI software company, stated its participation in the ‘Indonesia AI Healthcare Course’, to demonstrate its product INSIGHT CXR, a CE-marked AI software that detects abnormalities via chest x-ray, and to educate the value of AI in tuberculosis...
Singhealth to Test Trial Facial Recognition System for Hospital Visitors

Malaysia Explores Sandbox Sites to Develop Medical Technologies

Malaysian Minister of Health Khairy Jamaluddin has announced five hospitals as sandbox sites for solution providers to test-bed medical and healthcare technologies. The five hospitals are the National Cancer Institute Putrajaya and Putrajaya Hospital in Putrajaya,...
Thailand Approves USD 131 Million Phuket Medical Tourism Hub

The Philippines to Establish 22 Cancer Hubs

The Philippine government will open at least 22 cancer hubs to help low income patients, the Department of Health (DoH) recently announced. This is part of the PHP 529 million (USD 9 million) Cancer Assistance Fund (CAF), a funding mechanism for poor patients mandated...