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Bioactive Wound Care Reintroducing Silver and Honey
By Syamala Ariyanchira March 14, 2017   Silver and honey are returning to heal wounds in their new avatars as bioactive wound care products. The demand for bioactive wound care segment is on the rise globally. It is a key segment driving advanced wound care markets and is expected to […]

Bioactive Wound Care Reintroducing Silver and Honey


Advanced Wound Care Products
By Syamala Ariyanchira February 14, 2017   Demand for advanced wound care products has been low in Malaysia, even though the country is one of the main healthcare markets in Southeast Asia. However, the demand is growing lately, thanks to the improving awareness among physicians as well as patients.   […]

Is Malaysian Market Ripe for Advanced Wound Care Products?



Diabetic Foot Ulcer TCC Demand Growing in Malaysia
By Syamala Ariyanchira February 05, 2017   TCC as an acceptable treatment option for Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) is gaining traction globally, thanks to the new, innovative and patient-focused products in the market. TCC demand for treating #Diabetic foot ulcer expected to grow at 13.2% CAGR in #Malaysia Click To […]

Diabetic Foot Ulcer: TCC Demand Growing in Malaysia


High Growth Potentials for Rapid Tests Markets in Indonesia
By Syamala Ariyanchira January 24, 2017   Indonesia is offering significant growth potentials for rapid tests as the demand for quality healthcare increases in line with government’s goal to offer universal healthcare for all its citizens. Indonesia’s lateral flow assay market to grow at 13% CAGR (2016-2021) Click To Tweet […]

High Growth Potentials for Rapid Tests Markets in Indonesia



Opportunities for Foreign Medical Device Manufacturers in Indonesia
By Syamala Ariyanchira January 05, 2017   Lucrative opportunities beckon for foreign medical device manufacturers, in Indonesia. Indonesia relies mainly on imports to meet its medical technology requirements. Imports account for approximately 97% of the country’s medical device market. In 2015, the market was worth about $870 million, and if […]

Opportunities for Foreign Medical Device Manufacturers in Indonesia


Lab Safety in Malaysia: Fighting Fire with Fire!
By Charanya Lakshmanan – A Lifesciences consultant and pop science enthusiast, who has an active interest in emerging healthcare trends and business development. November 30, 2016   Did you know that over 3000 occupational safety incidents were investigated last year by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), Malaysia; […]

Lab Safety in Malaysia: Fighting Fire with Fire!



Medical Device Industry
By Charanya Lakshmanan – A Lifesciences consultant and pop science enthusiast, who has an active interest in emerging healthcare trends and business development. October 26, 2016 The latest seminar organized by Invest Penang, a non-profit initiative of the Penang State Government, on “Preparing SMEs for Medical Devices Supply Chain”, caused quite […]

Penang’s Medical Device Industry: A boom in the offing?


GMO Labeling
By Victoria Brodie – An undergraduate writing student at Pratt Institute in New York. While her studies are mainly focused on creative writing, she also has an interest in Biotechnology and its social impacts. August 31, 2016   What does it mean to be an informed consumer? On July 14th, 2016 […]

GMO Labeling: Can We Truly Inform Consumers?



CRISPR
By Divya Kolakada July 28, 2016   Do you dream of world domination using an army with enhanced military capabilities? What about eliminating a whole population of those irksome disease-carrying mosquitos? Maybe curing HIV? Or having blue-eyed, blonde haired, little Einsteins? SNP-SNP, here’s CRISPR! CRISPR is a novel gene-editing tool […]

CRISPR: The Gateway to an Enhanced Future?


IndonesiaEProcurement
By Syamala Ariyanchira, July 17, 2016 During a recent visit to Jakarta, the cautious optimism of both suppliers and buyers of diagnostics products was hard to ignore! It was intriguing since I expected an overall market excitement as the recent national healthcare regulations are predicted to create new opportunities for […]

Indonesia’s E-Procurement System Upsetting the Applecart!!