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Medicine prices in Malaysia expected to rise more

PETALING JAYA - Medicine prices have soared and are expected to continue to rise next year.The prices of some drugs increased 20 per cent to 50 per cent this year alone, with most companies adjusting their prices twice over the last 12 months, according to the Malaysian Community Pharmacy Guild.
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An Unexpected Journey | eyeforpharma

An Unexpected Journey | eyeforpharma | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Journey [noun]: The act of travelling from one place to another. By mapping the patient journey – the path taken from diagnosis through treatment to management, recovery or death – pharmaceutical companies are playing an important role in improving patient outcomes. However, the insights emerging from this research can also shape their marketing strategy and activities, says Rebecca Joslin, Head Customer Experience Strategy at Shire.
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Diabetes a hot issue not just in Singapore – here’s how tech and healthcare giants plan to take it on

Diabetes a hot issue not just in Singapore – here’s how tech and healthcare giants plan to take it on | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
The New Paper Do you know anyone who suffers from diabetes? You probably do. By now, this should come as no surprise: the number of people with diabetes has been hitting all-time highs across the globe over the years. According to estimates by the World Health Organization, 422 million adults worldwide had diabetes in 2014, and 96 million of these cases were in Southeast Asia. In Singapore
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Vietnam Has Both the Highest and Fastest-Growing Rate of Diabetes in Southeast Asia: Expert | Saigoneer

Vietnam Has Both the Highest and Fastest-Growing Rate of Diabetes in Southeast Asia: Expert | Saigoneer | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Saigon’s guide to restaurants, street food, news, bars, culture, events, history, activities, things to do, music & nightlife.
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Chinese embrace online healthcare - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

Chinese embrace online healthcare - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Chinese people, who are now becoming increasingly tech-savvy, are embracing internet-based medical care.
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Forging Frontiers for Pharmaceuticals in Asia

Forging Frontiers for Pharmaceuticals in Asia | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
The combination of scale and economic growth makes Asia’s developing markets some of the hottest targets for multinational healthcare companies.
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India Is Making Progress on Reducing Malnutrition But Now Has a Diabetes Problem

India Is Making Progress on Reducing Malnutrition But Now Has a Diabetes Problem | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
According to the 2016 Global Nutrition Report released Tuesday, India is reducing childhood stunting at double the rate it was a decade ago. Stunting, or low height for age, is caused by insufficient nutrient intake and frequent infections.
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2016: The Year of Healthcare Innovation? | Healthcare Packaging

2016: The Year of Healthcare Innovation? | Healthcare Packaging | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
While Frost & Sullivan predicts healthcare transformations, Spring Design Partners recommends healthcare brands focus on ‘the human experience.’
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Our Top 8 Diabetes Stories For World Health Day

Our Top 8 Diabetes Stories For World Health Day | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
The WHO is calling for global action to halt the rise of diabetes, a chronic disease that affects 422 million people around the world.
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Report: As many Indonesian children are overweight as are malnourished

Report: As many Indonesian children are overweight as are malnourished | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
The simultaneous crises of over- and undernutrition are causing a “double burden of malnutrition” for children in some middle-income Asean countries even though these have seen sizeable economic gains over the last decade.
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GlaxoSmithKline promises reduced drug patents to help world's poor

GlaxoSmithKline promises reduced drug patents to help world's poor | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
GlaxoSmithKline is to adopt a graduated approach to patenting its medicines, depending on the wealth of different countries, in order to make drugs more affordable in the developing world.
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The alarming surge in diabetes, in one world map

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980.
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One fifth of world population will be obese in next ten years

One fifth of world population will be obese in next ten years | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Yet excessively low body weight remains a serious public health issue in the world’s poorest regions, the study’s authors said, and rising global trends in obesity should not overshadow the problem of many people not getting enough to eat. THE NUMBER OF obese people worldwide has risen from 105 million in 1975 to 641 million […]
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GSK plans graduated approach to drug patents to help poor

GSK plans graduated approach to drug patents to help poor | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it would adopt a graduated approach to patenting its medicines, depending on the wealth o
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Navigating South Korea’s Healthcare Paradox | eyeforpharma

Navigating South Korea’s Healthcare Paradox | eyeforpharma | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
In recent years, we have witnessed an explosion of interest among our pharmaceutical clients in conducting research in South Korea. Some emerging market analysts have suggested a ‘K’ should be added to BRIC, reflecting the country’s burgeoning economic status and its increasingly inclusion in global studies, not just regional Asia Pacific or emerging market studies. Indeed, there is ongoing debate about whether South Korea can still be considered ‘emerging’ as it is a growing player in the pharmaceutical industry in its own right. 
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A push to end the global HIV epidemic

A push to end the global HIV epidemic | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
At a recent conference in Paris, HIV experts agreed that the fight against the virus was in its ascendancy. If eradication is to become a reality, young people must remain committed to the task
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80% of data in Chinese clinical trials have been fabricated

80% of data in Chinese clinical trials have been fabricated | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
According to a new study, we should take Chinese studies with a grain of salt - or rather, with a ton of salt.
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Six weighty figures to watch: The SA and
global obesity epidemic in numbers

Six weighty figures to watch: The SA and<br/>global obesity epidemic in numbers | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Numbers don't lie: A new report shows how people across the world keep piling on the kilos.
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Blue Ocean Strategy - Novo Nordisk - Pharmaceutical Industry Case Study - Blue Ocean Strategy Example

Blue Ocean Strategy - Novo Nordisk - Pharmaceutical Industry Case Study - Blue Ocean Strategy Example | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Novo Nordisk, the Danish insulin producer, created a blue ocean in the insulin industry by challenging the industry’s conventional wisdom about which buyer group to target. By looking across buyer groups, it gained new insights into how to unlock a leap in value for a previously overlooked set of buyers.
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Number of diabetes patients doubles in 13 years in India: WHO

Number of diabetes patients doubles in 13 years in India: WHO | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Diabetes will be world's 7th largest killer by 2030, says WHO; asks South-East Asian nations to focus on control.
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Adopt Contrasting Strategies for Emerging Markets

Adopt Contrasting Strategies for Emerging Markets | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Emerging markets have typically been lumped together by investors and corporations attempting to define all-encompassing strategies, but these markets are diverging. Tailored, local strategies are now more important.
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At the crossroad of digital transformation and disruption

At the crossroad of digital transformation and disruption | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
At the crossroad of digital transformation and disruption
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WHO: Governments responsible for beating diabetes epidemic

WHO: Governments responsible for beating diabetes epidemic | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
The World Health Organisation has called on governments in South Asia to take vigorous and concerted action to “prevent, treat and beat” diabetes, which has reached epidemic proportions and is expected to further increase in coming years.
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WHO calls for healthier diets to combat alarming surge in diabetes

WHO calls for healthier diets to combat alarming surge in diabetes | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
World Health Organisation says there were 422 million adults living with diabetes in 2014, a fourfold increase since 1980
Governments around the world must act to ensure people can make healthier food choices, the World Health Organisation has said in a report (pdf) revealing a fourfold increase in global diabetes cases since 1980.
There are 422 million adults living with diabetes globally, most of them in poorer countries with limited access to treatment although the numbers are rising everywhere, says the report released for World Health Day on Thursday. That is 8.5% of the global adult population. In 1980, there were 108 million, which was 4.7%.
Related: Diabetes in India rising, with women at a particular disadvantage
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One fifth of world population will be obese in next ten years

One fifth of world population will be obese in next ten years | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
Yet excessively low body weight remains a serious public health issue in the world’s poorest regions, the study’s authors said, and rising global trends in obesity should not overshadow the problem of many people not getting enough to eat. THE NUMBER OF obese people worldwide has risen from 105 million in 1975 to 641 million […]
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WHO wants South East Asia to be more wary of diabetes

WHO wants South East Asia to be more wary of diabetes | Pharma in Emerging Markets | Scoop.it
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on Business Standard. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged the Southeast Asian countries to promote educational campaigns regarding self-management of diabetes and make its treatment cost effective.
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