The transition of Vietnam to an emerging market economy goes along several changes in habits and income of its population. With increasing spending, modernization of medical practices, improvement of the healthcare system and the development of technologies, numerous opportunities arise in the Vietnamese healthcare sector.
With the opening of Myanmar’s economy, the healthcare sector has important difficulties to tackle to provide access to more and better services for a larger part of the population. In this transition, the country also presents very interesting opportunities for healthcare businesses and professionals.
With a growing population and personal disposable income, the healthcare sector is looking very attractive in Southeast Asia. Healthcare expenditure is still low but steadily growing, and though the quality of services provided is uneven between the different countries, it is also improving throughout the region.
With a high quality of medical services and affordable prices, Thailand has become a major hub for medical tourism in Asia. Thailand’s facilities, technologies, quality of medical services and expertise all factor in to attract healthcare services of medical devices, pharmaceuticals and medical food.
Healthcare spending is growing rapidly in Asia, giving rise to numerous opportunities for medical services providers, pharmaceutical companies, health insurers and other companies involved in healthcare. This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit analyses competition, challenges and opportunities for this sector in Asia.
The healthcare system of Singapore is widely recognized as one of the best in the world, while also being quite cheap. In this very clear video, Healthcare Triage presents the Singaporean healthcare system with its public and private dimensions, government regulations and policies, together with comparisons with other countries.
The changing landscape of Asian economies is modifying the dynamics of competition and profitability between corporations. In this report from the Economist Intelligence Unit, several demographic, legal and financial trends are analyzed to search for market insights as well as best practices for corporate finance and strategy in Asia.
Here is a great white paper by the Economist Intelligence Unit that highlights the needs, challenges, best practices and opportunities to innovate in the healthcare industry in Asia. With perspectives from various actors, medical, paramedical and investor point of view, it is a must read for all those involved in healthcare in Asia.