Industry Ministry tests home-grown affordable ambulances

The Ministry of Industry is testing whether affordable ambulances it is building meet the requirements of a tender put out by hospitals. “We have manufactured two ambulance designs,” said Dr Toe Naing. “One is being tested. We expect that one will go into production in about two months’ time. We aim to produce affordable ambulances. […]

Thai firm N Health launches joint venture to open Myanmar’s first private medical lab

Narongrid Galaputh, chief executive of Non-Hospital Group of Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Public Co Ltd (BDMS) and managing director of N Health, said at a media briefing that the firm is proud to become the first government-licensed private medical laboratory in the neighbouring country. “We are here because we believe in the future of Myanmar. […]

Foreign investment in private healthcare limited to 70pct

Foreign companies will only be allowed to invest in private hospitals and clinics on a 70:30 ratio with local partners, according to the Deputy Health Minister. Deputy Health Minister Dr Thein Thein Htay made the remark in response to a question raised by MP Dr Aung Than on the government’s agenda for private health services […]