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The Health | october , 2020


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Local and foreign news
• 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
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Blinded by apathy World Sight Day 2020 is timely to create greater awareness on caring for your eyes
Enhancing the profession Local eye care experts present their views on how to take the profession to the next level
Answering the dire need of a vaccine Ho Wah Genting makes a commitment to invest in developing a Covid-19 vaccine
New frontiers in technology development Pandemic provides opportunities for innovation of digital healthcare technology
Leading in health-related issues PERDIM not only a driver in the industry but also leads in health-related discussions at the national level .
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
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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