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The Health | october , 2020

TheTeam

EL Law Executive Director ellaw @ revonmedia . com
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Contents

Local and foreign news
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• Bintai Kinden and IJN sign MOU for vaccine development
• Malaysia wins “ Health and Medical Tourism ” award for the fourth time
• MMAG buys new digital health solutions company
• Healthcare mega deals boost M & A market
cover story
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Blinded by apathy World Sight Day 2020 is timely to create greater awareness on caring for your eyes
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Enhancing the profession Local eye care experts present their views on how to take the profession to the next level
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Answering the dire need of a vaccine Ho Wah Genting makes a commitment to invest in developing a Covid-19 vaccine
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New frontiers in technology development Pandemic provides opportunities for innovation of digital healthcare technology
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Leading in health-related issues PERDIM not only a driver in the industry but also leads in health-related discussions at the national level .
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From womb to tomb Ainqa Health seeks to transform population health through a whole digital health ecosystem
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Study on potential therapy for leukaemia HCTM collaborating with firm involving a revolutionary treatment for those who can ’ t be treated with chemotherapy
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A balanced approach to digital health Patients and doctors must weigh the pros and cons of telemedicine to see what suits them
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