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Pakistan: NUMS signs mega healthcare projects deal

National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) has signed a deal with Siemens Healthcare, Powergroup and It’s a Deal to develop a number of healthcare...

UAE: NMC reveals US$6.6bn of debt

NMC’s ongoing troubles continue as it reveals its debt position has grown to US$6.6bn as it appoints a new chief restructuring officer. As reported on...

Germany: Fresenius takes over DGG

Curalie, a subsidiary of German healthcare group Fresenius, has acquired its nearest competitor Digitale Gesundheitsgruppe (DGG). Financial terms have not been disclosed. Both Curalie and...

Italy: Diesse Diagnostica develops blood test for Covid-19 detection

Diesse Diagnostica, a portfolio company of Italian healthcare investment firm Archimed, is developing a blood test for Covid-19 detection.  The test will be able to...

Hong Kong: Yihua Healthcare scraps plans to buy Pok Oi hospital

Shantou-based healthcare services and aged care services company Yihua Healthcare has cancelled plans to buy a 70% stake in Pok Oi Hospital in Hong...

Singapore: SPH scraps plans to buy aged care portfolio in Canada

Singapore Press Holdings has scrapped plans to acquire a portfolio of aged care assets in Canada for C$174.7m (US$130.7m) thanks to coronavirus uncertainty. In a...

Finland: Terveystalo revises its market outlook

Finland’s largest healthcare services company, Terveystalo, has changed its market outlook due to the coronavirus pandemic. It said it expected a significant impact following changes...

India: IHH takeover of Fortis delayed

The takeover of Indian major Fortis Healthcare by IHH Healthcare has hit another roadblock after the Supreme Court in India postponed the hearing. “The intervention...

Spain: Quirónsalud makes contribution to combating Covid-19

Spain’s largest private hospital group, Quirónsalud has said that it is 'fully committed to supporting the national effort against Covid-19 with all available resources’....

Portugal: Unilabs launches first drive-through COVID-19 testing facility

European diagnostic service provider Unilabs has launched a drive-through facility in Portugal to collect samples from suspected Covid-19 patients. After making an appointment, patients...