healthcare

Q&M buys Covid-19 test kits, related business

A WHOLLY-OWNED subsidiary of Q&M Dental Group on Friday completed its acquisition of Covid-19 test kits and related business from biotech company Acumen Research Laboratories (ARL), Q&M...

Sustainable healthcare needs change in focus

COVID-19 is not the first pandemic the world has seen, and it certainly won't be the last. But it has thrown up many questions about our healthcare systems, chief among them: how do we create a...

Biolidics shares sink 22% after calling off US sales of Covid-19 test kits

BIOLIDICS shares sank 22 per cent on Monday after the Catalist-listed firm announced on Sunday that it had mutually agreed with Aytu BioScience to terminate a distribution agreement for its Covid-...

Biolidics calls off US sale of Covid-19 test kits, to develop new kit with Aytu BioScience

BIOLIDICS has signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with Aytu BioScience to jointly develop a new test kit with broader use outside of laboratory or clinical settings.

AMF, ESM Goh launch S$5m fund for Singapore seniors affected by Covid-19

THE Asian Medical Foundation (AMF) and Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong have launched a S$5 million fund to help needy and vulnerable Singaporean seniors whose lives and livelihoods...

Lucence, A*Star develop Covid-19 saliva sampling kit that inactivates virus in 45s

MOLECULAR diagnostics company Lucence and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) have developed a Covid-19 saliva sampling kit which inactivates the virus within...

Diversifying operations and talent pool helps medtech firm find new income streams amid Covid-19

EAGER to tap Singapore's growing reputation for healthcare innovation and to spread out risks amidst uncertainty elsewhere in the world, homegrown medtech firm Forefront Medical Technologies (FMT...

Eye, robot

BACK in January, when the world was blissfully unaware of the disruption Covid-19 would come to wreak in our lives, Professor Wong Tien Yin sketched his vision of a digital future for the...

CapitaLand to deploy disinfection technology in malls

CAPITALAND will deploy tech solutions such as disinfecting robots and air disinfection systems at its malls to enhance its cleaning and disinfecting routines ahead of Singapore's phase one...

Kitchen Culture proposes acquisition of 40% stake in sanitiser maker

CATALIST-LISTED Kitchen Culture Holdings has entered into a non-binding term sheet with Guangdong Fon-neus Environment Protection Technology Inc in relation to a proposed acquisition of a 40 per cent...

Money FM podcast: Covid-19 innovations in healthcare

Claressa Monteiro speaks to Dr Hairil Rizal Abdullah, senior consultant at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital on the innovations Covid-19 has brought about in healthcare...