Scientists from Argentina and Cuba have developed “Vaxira”, a vaccine against lung cancer which will be commercially available by Elea laboratories from July.
Brazil has around 55,000 amputations annually due to Diabetes which is 70% of the amputations performed. According to World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes is also responsible for 85% of the [...]
Brazil’s National health surveillance agency, ANVISA has banned the sale of Essure, a birth control device by Bayer after reviewing medical reports and studies.
Americas including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, United States, and Venezuela signed an agreement on health ethics in the 2017 Conference on compliance in [...]
Approximately one-fifth of expenditure on health goes for a waste and makes no or minimal role to good health outcomes. Therefore, governments could spend lesser on healthcare and still provide [...]
The global smart medical devices market was estimated at USD33.7 billion in 2015 and is anticipated to grow at 7.8% to reach USD66.1 billion by 2024. Amongst the smart devices, diagnostic and [...]
Global 3D printed medical device market is anticipated to reach USD2.2 billion by 2021 with a CAGR of 25.6%. In 2015, North America dominated the market with 37% share followed by Europe and [...]
Brazil Hospital Demographics 2016 – Latin America’s second largest hospital market can still gain efficiencies
Brazil is the largest hospital infrastructure market in Latin America, but remains fragmented. While there are over 7,800 hospitals in the country, the average hospital is relatively small (24 beds).