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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...

North Korea: New hospital for Pyongyang

A new hospital, the Pyongyang General Hospital is to be built in North Korea on the banks of the Taedong River. The Korean Central News...

Singapore: OEL takes 51% stake in Shanghai Longjian

As it diversifies into healthcare, Catalist-listed property management company OEL is to buy into a hospital management and technology development company in Shanghai. It is...

China: Good Fellow Healthcare looks to buy Changzhou City hospital

Hong Kong-listed hospital services company Good Fellow Healthcare at least a 70% stake in Changzhou Shuguang Medical Beauty Hospital in Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province. Established...

China: Covid-19 presents investment opportunity for China healthcare

Covid-19 could have a positive effect on the healthcare sector development in China, according to a new report from investment banking advisors BDA Partners. “The...

Australia: Ramsay Health Care launches hospital-at-home service

Ramsay Health Care is to move into hospital-in-the-home market with a new service called Ramsay Connect. This is a new joint venture between Australia’s largest...

Turkey: MLP Care to buy Ankara hospital

MLP Care, the largest private healthcare provider in Turkey, is to acquire Medisis Hospital in Kecioren, Ankara, taking the number of hospitals it owns...

Australia: Healius rejects A$2.12bn takeover bid from Partners Group

Australian healthcare company Healius has rejected a A$2.12bn (US$1.40bn) takeover offer from private equity group Partners Group. “After careful consideration of the proposal and after...

Global: World Bank steps up as governments struggle with Covid-19

The World Bank Group has made available an initial package of US$12bn in immediate support to assist countries coping with the health and economic...

UAE: Regal Global Trading to invest US$1m in face mask production

IBC Group-backed company Regal Global Trading is investing US$1m in a production facility in Dubai to manufacture affordable face masks and medical kits. Operations...