16 May 2018

S. Korea to collect big data to develop personalized medicines

South Korea will collect big data from medical records from local hospitals to pave the way for the development of effective and appropriate treatment plans for individual patients, the commerce ministry said Monday. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said it launched a task force composed of hospitals, research

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02 May 2018

Public/private partnership fuels development of new research park in North Chicago

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity recently approved the expansion of a state enterprise zone, designed to stimulate economic growth and community revitalization at the local level, to include North Chicago, IL-based Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Economic incentives offered to operating companies within the Waukegan-North Chicago

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27 Apr 2018

UConn Health seeks private-public partnership

UConn Health is one step closer to a private-public partnership with an outside organization following the release of a report to the Connecticut General Assembly, providing an update on their consideration of such a pairing. “We provided an update to Governor Malloy and the General Assembly on the status of our

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30 Mar 2018

GHIT grants funds for malaria vaccine research

The new grant from the GHIT Fund will further development of processes to move the vaccine from the experimental stage to human trials and, ultimately, a clinical treatment. The Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund has awarded the University of Florida and partners in the United States and Japan $3.2

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21 Mar 2018

Odisha government to establish 19 hospitals on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode

The hospitals will be set up on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode under the health sector investment policy. The Odisha government has decided to establish, on the PPP mode, 19 hospitals in 18 districts on the parameters of backwardness in health indicators, an official said on Monday. The hospitals will be

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15 Mar 2018

Maha govt to consider procuring MRI machines via PPP model

The Maharashtra government will consider procurement of more Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machines for its hospitals through the public private partnership model, state minister Ranjit Patil today said. There is a dearth of MRI machines in hospitals, considering the population quantum of the city, the Minister of State for Home

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15 Mar 2018

A-G: PPP project could boost medical tourism in Fiji

THERE is potential to grow Fiji’s medical tourism with the proposed public private partnership project for Lautoka and Ba hospitals, says Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. While speaking in Parliament this week, the Attorney-General said countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Japan could look to Fiji for high quality

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14 Mar 2018

India will eliminate tuberculosis by 2025: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would totally eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2025, a good 5 years ahead of the global deadline set for 2030 and has already started working towards achieving this goal. “Given the way TB affects people’s lives, health of the society and impacts the

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14 Mar 2018

Jamaica Considering Public-Private Partnerships for Delivery of Healthcare

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says the Government is exploring public-private partnership models to assist in the delivery of quality, affordable public health services. “We believe that in the years to come, more of that partnership will have to be the norm rather than the exception if we are to

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12 Mar 2018

Free medical facilities to come up by March in Ghaziabad

In a major move to improve health care, the state government will soon start a cost-free dialysis facility and an early intervention centre for detection of abnormalities in newborns. Officials said that both the facilities are likely to start in March at the Sanjay Nagar combined government hospital in Ghaziabad.

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