An increasing number of Japanese investors are looking to invest in African health care. As Africa strives to increase accessibility to care and increase insurance coverage, we speak to an investor who things the Japanese model is a good fit.
Global investment manager AXA IM Alts (the alternative investment arm of AXA IM) has joined forces with Spanish real estate investor Grupo Lar to invest in Spanish health care real estate assets, marking its launch into the Spanish health care market.
US-based homecare tech specialist Honor Technology has acquired Home Instead, the global leader of franchise homecare services. The deal creates a global homecare group worth more than $2.1 billion in homecare revenue. HBI chats with sources including Home Instead's UK CEO to find out what the deal means for markets outside of the United States.
HBI speaks to Stephan Dyckerhoff, CEO of elderly care specialist Buurtzorg Asia, about how the company is managing its business interests in India, China, Taiwan and Japan as coronavirus sweeps the continent.
The ratio between nurses and personal carers and populations over 65 tells you a lot about a country's ability to provide adequate homecare. Here we track the number for eight OECD countries. Overall the ratio has dropped.
Japan has a large and thriving for-profit elderly care sector and leads the world with its long-term insurance policy that is mandatory for everyone over 40. We talk to Matt McEnany, a manager at the Japanese think tank Health and Global Policy Institute about the Japanese care and hospital sectors, the direction of reform, the market share of the top five for-profit groups in care and plans to export the Japanese model.