Friday, 16 November 2018

SAARC News

  • ADB grants $50M to tackle lifestyle diseases in Sri Lanka

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 02 Nov, 2018

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced a grant and loan package worth $50 million to support Sri Lanka’s health care system. Sri Lanka has seen a decline in polio, malaria and...Read more

  • Hypertension patients to significantly rise in South Asia

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 01 Oct, 2018

    Hypertension is the leading cause of cardiovascular and kidney diseases and over 1.5 billion are expected to be affected by hypertension by 2025 and this is especially adverse in South Asia...Read more

  • NH establishes strategic foray into Bangladesh

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2018

    NH Health Bangladesh Private Limited, a step-down subsidiary of Narayana Hrudayalaya Limited, has entered into definitive agreements to partner with Imperial Hospital Limited in Chittagong,...Read more

  • WHO declares Sri Lanka free from Rubella

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Sep, 2018

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Sri Lanka as a Rubella-free-country. WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh awarded the certificate declaring ...Read more

  • Melstacorp to enter healthcare sector

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Aug, 2018

    Sri Lanka's listed conglomerate Melstacorp Plc, the parent company of listed liquor producer Distilleries Company, is planning to enter the healthcare industry, initially setting up diagnos...Read more

  • Glenmark inks pact with True North for pain management

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Aug, 2018

    Glenmaerk has formed a joint venture with private equity firm True North for its pain management and orthopedic products business in India and Nepal. Under this collaboratio...Read more

  • Pakistan works towards better healthcare & medical education

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Aug, 2018

    The Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America (OPEN), the Aga Khan University (AKU) and a Pakistani multinational pharmaceutical company have recently signed a memorandum of ...Read more

  • Sri Lanka to receive healthcare funding from Japan

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Jul, 2018

    Sri Lanka will be getting a concessionary yen facility worth 15.5 billion rupees from the government of Japan to boost specialist healthcare services for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at...Read more

  • Glenmark launches Helsinn's Akynzeo in India

    SAARC |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2018

    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, and Helsinn, a Swiss pharmaceutical group focused on building quality cancer care products, announced ...Read more

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