31 Dec 2018

Healthcare sector may see further consolidation in 2019; small players might struggle to stay afloat

Industry players expect more partnerships in the new year between public and the private sector in the healthcare space, which they feel is ‘under-invested’. Healthcare sector may see further consolidation in 2019 with the tightening of regulatory environment set to make it difficult for small players to stay afloat in

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26 Dec 2018

Public-private partnership: Chitral health model could be replicated in other districts

A top government official on Monday hinted that the public-private model through which health services were being provided to people at two health centres in Chitral could be expanded to other districts. This was stated by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Chief Secretary Naveed Kamran Baluch who visited remote sites in Chitral on

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17 Dec 2018

PEPFAR Ambassador-at-Large on benefits of true public-private partnerships

The American people, through our federal government, are helping solve the worldwide HIV/AIDS epidemic. I spoke to the Ambassador-at-Large overseeing these efforts, Deborah Birx. Here’s what she told me: AMB. BIRX: This is such a positive story and it’s what can be done when people work together—when Democrats and Republicans

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17 Dec 2018

Public-private partnership vital in healthcare funding

For many Kenyans without health insurance, falling sick can at best become a financial crisis and at worse, a death sentence. Quite often, many people have had to turn to friends and relatives to clear medical bills and meet funeral expenses for their loved one. It is for this reason

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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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29 Oct 2018

Malaria elimination by 2030 only possible through Public Private Partnerships: Dr Arun Kumar, Bayer

Every year, more than seven lakh people across the world, die of vector borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, chikungunya, Japanese encephalitis and zika. Again, like every year we are seeing the rising numbers of people affected with vector borne diseases. Dengue cases in Delhi have already crossed the 1,000-mark

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26 Oct 2018

EllisDon to issue bonds to finance US$320 million hospital P3 in British Columbia

EllisDon Capital Inc. is preparing to issue two amortizing senior secured bonds to finance the CAD417 million (US$319.5 million) Royal Inland Hospital Expansion Project. Totaling approximately CAD154.9 million (US$118.7 million), the bonds have been assigned a first-time A3 rating by Moody’s Investors Service. The project involves the design, construction, financing

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23 Oct 2018

Opinion: How public-private partnerships can tackle global health challenges

To advance global health around the world, aggressive targets have been set by the United Nations to mobilize action as set forth in the Sustainable Development Goals. The business community plays a critical role in these efforts by providing products and services to help meet health care needs. But if

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23 Oct 2018

UConn Health Continues Search For Public-Private Partner

Months after UConn Health announced plans to pursue a public-private partnership, the public teaching hospital is officially casting its net for organizations with creative ideas to bring it financial stability. UConn Health, which has run annual losses each year since 2014, began the nationwide search Monday with a solicitation of

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10 Oct 2018

Public-private partnership develops antimicrobial stewardship program in New York

The New York State Department of Health is partnering with ILÚM Health Solutions and OpGen to develop an antimicrobial stewardship research program. “By investing in public health institutions and innovative research, we are working to protect New Yorkers against harmful infectious diseases while cementing our status as a leader in

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