Spanish fertility specialist IVI has entered Oman and opened a clinic in Muscat, its third in the Middle East. Luis Saurat, CEO of IVI, shares his views on the market.
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Shanghai-based China Minsheng Investment Group, one of the largest private investment funds in China, says it is targeting senior care groups across the world - including the largest senior care group in Europe - for acquisition.
March 29, 2017
Intermedica, the private Brazilian payor-provider headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is refusing to comment on its prospective stock market flotation or sale - telling Healthcare Nova that, at this stage, it is “not allowed to comment on anything to do with IPOs or strategy”. But according to one sources in Brazil, Intermedica may go for a mix of both IPO and sale.
March 22, 2017
American investor Columbia Pacific Management has bought a South Indian senior housing group and plans to build 4,000 residential care units in an aggressive rollout over the next four years. Healthcare Nova was told Indian society now accepts housing its elderly in nursing homes.
March 22, 2017
An international diagnostic services provider is setting up a clinical laboratory in Myanmar for the first time. Healthcare Nova talks to Dr. Win Zaw Aung, managing director of Sea Lion Group - investor in the BDMS-owned new new lab.
March 17, 2017
Egypt, despite a rocky socio-political past, is being touted by the government as a venue for medical tourism. Healthcare Nova speaks to Ghada Ganzouri, board member and head of business development at Ganzouri Specialised Hospital (GSH) in Cairo, about the country's potential to become an international medical hub.
March 16, 2017
Margins at Indian hospital groups are under pressure after the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) fixed the prices of stents last month, says Navneet Bali, COO of International Oncology Group Services.
March 15, 2017
The Indian primary care chain Healthspring is on target to beat its target of US$10 million annual sales for 2016-2017 and raise fresh capital, says CEO and co-founder Kaushik Sen.
March 13, 2017
Next on the reform agenda for Brazil’s centrist-Temer administration is the 70-year old labour code, 900 articles that menace businesses and are often blamed for 12% unemployment. The homecare industry, which relies on informal labour, could be a major benefactor predicts the CEO of the country’s largest formal chain.
March 13, 2017
Palcare, the Argentinian home palliative care provider, is looking to expand - both geographically, and the nature of the work it does. Healthcare Nova speaks to Gustavo Fodrini, CEO, to learn more about how the business is structured, how it delivers its services, and what plans he has for the future.