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India: Pristyn Care raises US$4m Series A funding

Gurgaon-based Pristyn Care, a startup that offers patients affordable advanced surgical care, has raised US$4m in Series A funding from Sequoia India. “Our vision is...

Emerging Markets: Leapfrog closes US$700m impact fund

Specialist investor Leapfrog Investments has announced the largest-ever private equity fund by a dedicated impact fund manager, surging past its US$600m target to reach...

Romania: Health Italia opens unit in Romania

Health Italia, one of the largest companies offering integrated healthcare services in Italy, has opened Health Est Europe in Romania. In a statement it said...

New Zealand: Despite staff shortages, demand for aged care continues

Oceania Healthcare has obtained resource consent from Auckland Council for its development at Waimarie Street in St Heliers, Auckland. New Zealand’s third largest residential aged...

Cofinimmo buys nursing home in Velp

Belgian real estate company Cofinimmo has acquired the ‘Kastanjehof’ nursing and care home from Triodos Vastgoedfonds for €4 million (US$4.6 million). The home is...

UAE: Ministry of Health plans expansion of medical examination centres

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced plans to expand its medical examination centres residency with eight new centres. The expansion will...

China: Private Doctor goes live

Ping An Good Doctor, China’s biggest online health care platform, has officially launched Ping An Good Doctor – Private Doctor. On the first day, it...

UAE: Demand for orthopaedic services on the rise

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has said that more than 200,000 patients have sought treatment across its orthopaedic...

Malaysia: Smile-link shares jump 14% on debut

Shares in Malaysian dental chain Smile-link jumped almost 14% on their debut on Bursa Malaysia’s LEAP board today. The company raised M$10.4m (US$2.5m) by selling...

France: Almaviva to acquire Groupe Monceau

French private hospital group Almaviva has agreed to acquire Paris rival Groupe Monceau. Owned by chief executive Stephane Lievain with a minority held by private...