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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09 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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09 Oct 2018

Canadian province to tender US$1.5 billion hospital P3

The Government of Nova Scotia, a province in eastern Canada, has announced that the redevelopment of the QEII Health Sciences Centre, known as the QEII New Generation project, will be partly undertaken through a public-private partnership (P3). The total cost of the project is estimated to be CAD2 billion (US$1.54

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08 Oct 2018

McBains Hellas appointed to advise on major new healthcare PPP project in Greece

McBains Hellas appointed to advise on major new healthcare PPP project, as BRFAA and EBRD sign agreement on joint development of a new personalised medical research centre using PPP The Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed in

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03 Oct 2018

Public-private partnership improves care for mental health, reduces costs

A new report shows that a public-private partnership has led to more than eight initiatives that have improved care for people with mental illnesses, reduced the need for emergency services and lowered costs. The East Metro Mental Health Roundtable includes representatives from more than 25 organizations in the eastern Twin

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28 Sep 2018

Government of Chile to tender US$2.5 billion hospital concessions

The Ministries of Health and Public Works of the government of Chile have published a schedule for the tender of eighteen hospital concessions with a total investment of over US$2.5 billion. Private partners will be sought to construct, equip and maintain the hospitals, with the Ministry of Health to take

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