10 Dec 2018

PPP approach is crucial for healthy children: Apollo’s Shobana Kamineni

Public-private partnership is crucial to provide a healthy and happy childhood in a developing country like India, according to Shobana Kamineni, Vice-Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group. She was speaking at the two-day National Cradle Conference, organised here by Apollo Cradle in association with the National Neonatology Foundation, Paediatric Academy of Telangana,

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07 Dec 2018

Experts want public/private partnership in govt hospitals

Participants at an interactive session and general meeting of the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, have called for public-private partnership of government hospitals for effective health care delivery to their patients.They said hospital staff should not feel threatened by the Public Private partnership agreement as it would not

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07 Dec 2018

Brii Biosciences Builds Innovative Pipeline, Forges Public-Private Partnerships to Bring Novel Medicines to Chinese Patients

Brii Biosciences, a company committed to serving patients’ needs and improving public health in China, today announced several research collaborations that significantly advance its efforts to develop innovative medicines to meet the unique needs of patients in China. These collaborations include two clinical development programs focused on hepatitis B virus

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07 Dec 2018

FG to explore public-private partnership in road construction

The federal government has said it is considering Public-Private Partnership (PPP) option in the funding of roads construction across the country. The minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Shehuri, disclosed this on Thursday during the inspection of the dualization of Benin-Auchi-Okene end of the Lokoja-Abuja road. “Government

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07 Dec 2018

Egyptian ministers and UK companies launch Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Leaders Forum

Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait and Minister of Transport Hisham Arafat joined the British Ambassador in Egypt Sir Geoffrey Adams and UK Trade Envoy Sir Jeffrey Donaldson in welcoming leading international infrastructure finance experts at the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Leaders Forum. Industry experts of British companies Mott MacDonald, PwC and

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06 Dec 2018

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation gets nod to run Public-Private Partnership model

After getting the much-delayed nod to initiate Phase IV of Metro, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has also got green signal to run it on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has granted the approval wherein the DMRC, in a first for any of

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06 Dec 2018

We Analyzed More Than 3,700 Public-Private Partnerships. Here’s What We Found.

In the face of growing infrastructure investment needs and constrained budgets, many governments are increasingly looking to the private sector to bring expertise and financing to public infrastructure, most notably through public-private partnerships. Over the past year, the Global Infrastructure Hub—a G-20 initiative—in partnership with Turner & Townsend, has looked

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06 Dec 2018

Wellington pushes forward public-private partnership for affordable apartments

A push for affordable apartments in inner-city Wellington may soon include six more buildings. New Zealand’s second largest landlord, Wellington City Council, will lease floor space from private building owners to provide a hoped 350 rent-controlled apartments for 1000 people. Councillors voted unanimously to cement the public-private model, touted as

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06 Dec 2018

PPP only solution to infrastructural deficit in Nigeria

A Chartered Accountant, Mr. Sam Inengite, has said that Public Private Partnership, otherwise known as PPP, is the only way out of the infrastructural deficit in the country. The Bursar, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, stated this in Abuja at a press conference to herald the launch

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05 Dec 2018

Public-private partnership will add 500 units of on-campus housing

Stony Brook University has partnered with Gilbane Building Company to develop a 500-unit on-campus housing complex located between the Stony Brook Long Island Rail Road station and Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The proposed project, “Campus Village,” was announced at a University Senate meeting on Monday, Dec. 3. “This is a

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