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Sweden: Eir Ventures I life sciences VC fund closes at €122.3m

Eir Ventures, a Nordic Life Science Venture Capital manager, has closed Eir Ventures I at €122.3m (US$137.8m) . The fund is the firm’s first...

Japan: Nipro inks Japan healthcare’s first sustainability-linked loan

Green bonds have become a mainstay of financing in Japan, but the sustainability-linked loan market has been much slower to take off there. It...

Transform offers student placements at Midlands site

Transform Hospital Group has partnered with Birmingham City University to offer student placements at its Bromsgrove hospital.  Under the collaboration, up to seven students on the...

Occupational health sector hit by changes in working practices, says HML

Covid-19 has created an ‘extremely challenging’ environment for the occupational health sector, one of its leading providers, Health Management Limited (HML), has said after...
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Colombia opens to almost all

Colombia is fully open for medical tourists without testing or quarantine. This applies to both vaccinated and non-vaccinated travellers. Colombia has become one of only...

Ukraine: IFC to strengthen Lviv’s healthcare sector through PPPs

In a bid to increase private sector participation in health, promote innovative technologies and create a robust health-care system IFC (a member of the...

Egypt: Wave of healthtech start-ups poised to disrupt Egypt healthcare markets

IFC consultant Andrew Raven looks at the opportunities for healthcare start-ups in the wake of Egypt’s plans to roll out universal healthcare coverage over...

Brazil cosmetic surgery risks

A UK medical tourist has died following botched buttock augmentation surgery in Brazil, highlighting the ongoing risks of unlicensed clinics to the sector. Ronilza Johnson,...

Spain: Ysios Capital targets 15 investments from close of €216m third fund

Spain-based biotech venture capital firm, Ysios Capital, has closed its third fund, Ysios BioFund 3 (YBF 3) at €216m (US$264m). Its largest fund to date,...

Towergate partners with HealthHero to offer virtual GP services

Health and protection broker Towergate Health & Protection has partnered with HealthHero to provide 24/7 GP services to its SME, corporate PMI and group...