Malaysia is leveraging on its genetic diversity, pool of expert healthcare professionals and extensive network of hospitals and clinics to get a slice of the US$51 billion global clinical trial industry pie.
Local medical equipment manufacturer Vigilenz Medical Devices Sdn. Bhd. (Vigilenz) is planning to introduce and innovate the practice of wound management within the Southeast Asian (SEA) region, beginning with Malaysia.
Malaysia hopes to assist local industries manufacture sophisticated medical devices as demand for these equipments grow worldwide.
Malaysia has long been a top international tourism destination, but thanks to advances in healthcare and facilities, the country now attracts global medical tourists as well.
Today’s consumers are more aware of the importance of lifestyle trends that support their health and wellness than ever before. For food manufacturers and retailers, appealing to this heightened awareness is no longer relegated to niche consumer segments, or those who are perhaps older or in poor health.
The current dengue epidemic is the ‘worst ever’ faced by health officials in Malaysia. Yet, public concern over the virus remains low, while the media plays up the threat of Ebola.
My mother recently turned 76 and I am thankful I was able to wish her well and, more importantly, that she still remembers who I am. For me, it’s a big deal that she remembers this. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease about 10 years ago, which came on the heels of a major stroke […]
The story about how entrepreneur and Klang-born pharmacist Lim Boon Wai and wife Yong Hwei Yuin are making Malaysia proud with their efforts Down Under.
In January, TNT Express Malaysia opened the doors to its RM7.5 million Med Tech Centre, a medical warehouse and distribution centre boosting a full-fledged world class range of specialised distribution solutions. Armed with this, it became the first express delivery and logistics company in Malaysia to secure the certification of Goods Distribution Practice for Medical Devices (GDPMD).
Malaysia’s generic drug industry wins on quality and cost advantage, looks to innovation to stay ahead.
More projects for medical devices and senior living services announced to bring healthcare NKEA further forward.
Affordability, diversity and political stability continues to bring medical tourists to Malaysian shores.
In this week’s episode we take a look at a topic most of us find difficult to face – care for the elderly. What can we expect when we and our parents retire? How long will the EPF money last? How will we cope with illnesses? Can we care for our elderly? Our correspondent Carla […]
Dr Mohamed Ali Abu Bakar, CEO of Clinical Research Malaysia has started to put the pieces into place to position Malaysia as a Clinical Research destination. Can he get the attention of the global pharmaceutical players though?
Selling medical devices is not as easy as selling toys. What can we do to expand the medical industry in Malaysia?
Medical devices industry in Malaysia: What can we do to expand this industry in Malaysia?
We rarely discuss healthcare, does it mean we don’t care? We aim to be a developed country by 2020 but will our healthcare system keep up? Congestion, preventative care, quality doctors, and research. Topics we rarely discuss but are critical to ensuring a quality healthcare system for the growing population in coming years. Join us […]
What standards do you need to adhere to in order to sell your products overseas?
[Podcast] Malaysia is facing an aging economy. What can be done about it? Can we retire and live comfortably or are we doomed to work for the rest of our lives?
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