Novo Nordisk joins with Malaysian Ministry of Health to Fight Diabetes, and the Global Home Healthcare Market is Projected to Grow Six Percent in the Next Three Years Says TechNavio - Health Minute for November 21, 2012

Nov 21, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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Novo Nordisk has entered into a public private partnership with the Malaysian Ministry of Health to prevent diabetes through a health promotion program targeting young couples. The program uses research showing that women who enter pregnancy overweight increase the risk of developing diseases like type 2 diabetes. It will be operated in cooperation with local healthcare providers and community leaders.

The global home healthcare equipment market is projected to grow at a rate of 6.5 percent during 2011-2015, according to analysts at TechNavio, a publisher of market research reports. Key drivers are the increase in the aging population and developments in technological innovations. The report includes discussions of major vendors in the market, including AstraZeneca, F.Hoffman-LaRoche, GE Healthcare, and GlaxoSmithKline.

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