Tag: Asia

Papua New Guinea has become the first country to adopt the regional WHO Data Management Competency Framework.
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Papua New Guinea adopts regional WHO Data Management Competency Framework

Papua New Guinea has reportedly become the first country to adopt the regional WHO Data Management Competency Framework, which aims to “equip the health workforce with essential skills for data management, analysis, and quality assessments”. The Data, Strategy, and Innovation (DSI) team at the WHO Regional Office for the Western […]

Join us as we take a deep dive into digital health transformation in Japan, to find out more about how the nation is embracing technology in the realms of health and care.
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Deep dive: digital health transformation in Japan

Join us as we take a look into digital health transformation in Japan, to find out more about how the nation is embracing technology in the realms of health and care. In a report published on Japan’s digital policy in December 2021, the Minister for Digital, Karen Makishima, spoke of […]

Elm, a Saudi-based digital solutions provider, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Gulf Health Council during the LEAP tech conference in Saudi Arabia.
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Deep dive: digital health in Saudi Arabia

Here, we take a deep dive into the state of digital in health in Saudi Arabia, looking specifically at progress toward the nation’s Vision 2030 for health, the newly-released National Biotechnology Strategy, the Saudi Genome Program, and the latest on wider digital transformation. Vision 2030 Vision 2030 marks a national […]

A study published in Nurse Education in Practice has evaluated the preparedness of Australian nursing students for the digitalised clinical environment.
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WHO project highlights digitally-enabled engagement approaches to HIV/AIDS in Cambodia

The World Health Organisation has published results from a pilot project in Cambodia, trialling digitally-enabled community engagement approaches to HIV/AIDS. The organisation is now looking at ways to scale the project across additional sites in order to further strengthen community trust and confidence with digital health interventions. Running from 2020-2022, […]

Florida-based surgical robotics company Medical Microinstruments, Inc. (MMI) has raised $110 million in Series C funding for microsurgery innovation.
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International Robotic Surgery Training Center unveiled in China

The International Robotic Surgery Training Center (IRSTC) at The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University (FAH-SYSU), was unveiled in September, marking a successful collaboration between FAH-SYSU and the University of California at Berkeley. The new center aims to provide “systematic and professional robotic surgery training for medical practitioners at home […]