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Germany: Skills shortages in German hospitals

Despite economic pressures, Germany expects to provide an additional 30,000 jobs in nursing by the end of the year, according to a new report...

Brasil: Afya to raise US$234m in Nasdaq IPO

Crescera Investimentos-backed medical and healthcare education group Afya intends to raise US$234m in an IPO in New York. It intends to sell 13.7 million shares...

Denmark: NCC to build North Zealand’s new super hospital

The Hovedstaden region of Denmark has chosen NCC to construct the New North Zealand Hospital, the last of the super hospitals to be built...

Italy: Primonial REIM acquires 14 homes in Italy

France’s Primonial REIM has acquired a portfolio of 14 retirement homes located in Italy under a sale-and-leaseback. Financial terms have not been disclosed. The portfolio,...

Sweden: Bergman Healthcare acquires Memira

Bergman Healthcare Clinics has acquired Memira, Scandinavia’s largest eye laser chain, from Patricia Industries, part of Investor AB. Financial terms have not been disclosed. “We...

Netherlands: Aedifica to acquire three sites in the Netherlands

Belgian healthcare REIT Aedifica is to acquire three care home sites in the Netherlands for €22m (US$15m). The Rumah Saya care home is located in...

Ghana: Engisys opens first private dialysis centre

Accra-based biomedical engineering company Engisys has opened the first private dialysis centre in the capital. In the dialysis centre, 200 patients can have the dialysis...

Hong Kong: IVD Medical raises HK$1bn in IPO

IVD Medical has raised HK$1bn (US$131m) in its Hong Kong IPO after pricing at the bottom of the indicative price range. It has sold 333m...

Spain: Proa Capital takes majority stake in IPD

Private equity firm Proa Capital has taken a controlling stake in dental products manufacturer IPD. Financial terms have not been disclosed. The company is a...
Fertility experts urge IVF clinics to share success rates

UAE: DHA begins construction of new Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has begun construction of the new Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre.  The centre, which is located on the grounds of...