Myopia Remains High in Asia

Myopia, also known as near-sightedness, is continuing to grow at an alarming rate throughout the youth population in Asia. Singapore, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan have traditionally been myopia hotspots, with over 80% of young adults affected by the condition. In recent... Read More


Asia Cancer Market Update

This article was also published on MedTech Intelligence. Government healthcare expenditures in Asian countries has been increasing steadily in recent years. According to a 2016 Deloitte report, the average annual increase in government healthcare spending in Asian countries is more than 6%,... Read More


Demand for Endoscopy Devices in Asia Driven by Aging Populations 

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the over 60 global population will double from 11% to 22% between 2000 and 2050. One of the diseases that elderly populations are more prone to are gastrointestinal diseases. This problem is driving the need for endoscopic devices. Typically, doctors and elderly patients prefer minimally invasive surgeries. Other factors that... Read More