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SE Asia’s pushes to primary care – but volumes and logistics are key

Providers in Southeast Asia have made a pronounced push towards primary care in recent years - but it hasn’t been all plain sailing with logistical challenges and high costs to contend with. Singapore and the Philippines are leading the way, as attendees at the recent IFC conference in Cape Town, South Africa, heard.

Interview: Norberto Jannuzzi, Partner, Patria 

HBI caught up with Norberto Jannuzzi, partner at Brazil based private equity group Patria Investimentos and 'Making smart investment choices' panelist at IFC’s Global Private Health Conference in Cape Town this week.

UK uni hospitals unite to sell abroad

Five of the largest UK university hospitals, with a total revenue of £6.2bn, have come together to compete more effectively in the international market for hospital and medical consulting as the King’s International Consortium (KIC). But will they be able to compete with the big US academic medical centres which dominate international tertiary medicine, or with Korean and Indian players who offer lower cost and more flexible hospital management?

Saudi boom creating billion dollar opportunities

Sources at the Arab Health exhibition confirm that the ambitious Saudi 2030 project which will see the country transfer most health care service delivery to the for-profit sector is still on. What are the implications of this?

Al Borg eyes franchising and reference markets

Big Saudi lab group Al Borg plans to use franchising to grow rapidly with a consumer-led offer which includes imaging and primary care. It is also constructing two enormous reference labs in Riyad and Jeddah with the aim of seizing a market where Saudi spends billions.  The group is also still eyeing a stock market listing.

Your Deals + Insights Connect edition for February 2023

Click here to see your double edition for February 2023 In this month's bumper double edition we look at Orpea's plans for restructuring after a year of turmoil, the pressure to restrict PE investment in Germany, predictions for the market in 2023, and the UK government's plans to end the dental drought by opening the […]

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