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. […]

Lippo Group Inaugurates First Myanmar Hospital, Plans $1b Investment

Yangon. Lippo Group, one of Indonesia’s largest conglomerates, launched on Saturday its first hospital in Myanmar, as part of the group’s plan to spend $1 billion to build 20 hospitals in the country over the next three to five years. The Mekong-river country serves as Lippo’s stepping stone in its expansion in the Southeast Asia […]

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 […]