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China: Washington University to open medical centre in Suzhou

Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has formed a collaboration with China-based Huici Health to help with physician training and the design of...

China: Convergence of banking and healthcare

Ping An Good Doctor, China’s biggest online health care platform, has announced a strategic cooperation with China Everbright Bank to provide one-on-one medical services...

Nigeria: 54gene raises US$4.5m seed funding

African-focused healthtech genomics and AI start-up 54gene has raised US$4.5m in seed funding from Y Combinator, Fifty Years, Better Ventures, KdT Ventures, Hack VC...

Singapore: New CFO for OUE Lippo Healthcare

Singapore’s OUE Lippo Healthcare has appointed Vincent Yik as chief financial officer. Yik joined Far East Orchard as CFO in February 2012 where he had overall...

New Zealand: New CFO for Green Cross Health

New Zealand medical services provider Green Cross Health has appointed Ben Doshi as chief financial officer. He replaces Steve Browning who stepped down at...

Australia: Barwon completes A$200m sale-and-leaseback

Barwon Investment Partners and Healthe Care Australia have completed a sale-and-lease-back transaction to acquire Gosford Private Hospital on the Central Coast, NSW, for A$200m...

Lithuania: Affidea acquires MPG

Affidea, Europe’s largest medical services provider, has acquired UAB Medicinos Paslaugų Grupė (MPG) in Lithuania from LitCapital. Financial terms have not been disclosed. Medicinos Paslaugų...

Saudi Arabia: Amanat agrees to buy three medical facilities

Amanat Holdings, the GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, has agreed to buy three medical facilities located in North Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Financial...

GCC: GCC universities boost education partnerships

Several education institutions in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have inked agreements with western universities in a move to boost the region’s healthcare services. ...

Italy: Korian acquires Sanem Group

Europe’s largest retirement home operator Korian has acquired Sanem Group, a group of four outpatient diagnostic and testing centres in Rome. Financial terms have...