Vietnam to Accelerate Use of AI in Healthcare

Vietnam to Accelerate Use of AI in Healthcare

Vietnam’s medical and tech experts recently participated in an online seminar organized by several ministries and local authorities in collaboration with the Australian Embassy in Vietnam and the Aus4Innovation program, a USD 8 million development assistance...
Indonesia Could Become a Manufacturing Hub for COVID-19 Vaccine

Indonesia Could Become a Manufacturing Hub for COVID-19 Vaccine

Indonesia could become a vaccine production hub for South East Asia in the near future, stated Wang Yi, China’s Foreign Minister, after a meeting with Luhut Pandjaitan, the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of Indonesia. As part of a...
Thailand to Produce Drugs for all Types of Cancer Treatment

Thailand to Produce Drugs for all Types of Cancer Treatment

The Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) has signed an agreement with PPT Public Co Ltd. to build a cancer pharmaceutical factory, the first in Thailand that will cover all types of oncology products, with the goal of reducing the cost of related drugs and...
Vietnam’s Telehealth Network Connects 1,000 Medical Facilities

Vietnam’s Telehealth Network Connects 1,000 Medical Facilities

After more than two months of piloting, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health officially opened a network connecting 1,000 medical examination and treatment facilities with 27 central hospitals in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The new telehealth network is part of an...
Indonesian Government Exploring Plans to Develop Medical Tourism

Indonesian Government Exploring Plans to Develop Medical Tourism

According to a report in the Jakarta Post, the Indonesian government is considering a plan to develop medical tourism in the country in an effort to provide high quality health care to the public and create a new source of national income. According to a 2018 report...
PhilHealth Expedites Inclusion of all Filipinos in National Insurance Program

Malaysia Sets Up its First Oncofertility Referral Center

Malaysia’s first oncofertility referral center or known as the Advanced Reproductive Centre (ARC) has been formally established at the Canselor Tunku Mukhriz Hospital of National University of Malaysia (HCTM), Kuala Lumpur. It is part of the Malaysian...