June 11, 2021
Pakistani online pharmacy Dawaai has announced that it raised $8.5 million in a recent investing round led by US-based 500 Startups and participated by local venture capital firm Sarmayacar. Kingsway Capital, Crimson Seed Capital and Mentors Fund also participated in the round.
WHY IT MATTERS
Launched in 2014, Dawaai is touted to be Pakistan's largest pharmaceutical marketplace that offers...
December 14, 2020
GSK Consumer Healthcare and healthcare consultancy Vintura have announced the summary report, The Health-Economic Benefits of Self-care in Europe.
The study, which is based on insights collected in a literature research with around 300 scanned articles and interviews with relevant stakeholders, found four key barriers that Europe must address in order to improve everyday health: health literacy,...
November 21, 2019
Patients treated at NCI-designated cancer centers were 10% more likely to be given these drugs than were patients treated in other settings.
May 20, 2019
Co-op returns to the health sector. After acquiring health tech startup Dimec last year, the UK’s Co-op has unveiled a digital pharmacy offering, the first in a series of initiatives expected to be launched by its new Health business.
The app reportedly links patients to their GP surgeries and allows them to order medication that is then dispensed from their distribution centre in Lea Green,...
January 24, 2019
January 10, 2019
Respiratory health company Propeller Health, which was recently acquired by ResMed for $225 million, announced this week in San Francisco a partnership with Walgreens and a new feature for users of its platform.
The new feature, called My Pharmacy, will allow Propeller’s end users, patients with asthma and COPD, to connect to pharmacy services without leaving the Propeller app. At launch, users...
December 13, 2018
August 17, 2018
Now Healthcare Group has set its sights on global expansion after opening a £1.5m tele-pharmacy that will create 30 new jobs in Liverpool.
The new ‘super-hub’, which uses robotic technology to streamline the distribution process, is reportedly set to dispense around half a million prescriptions every month, providing support for people living with chronic conditions through the AI-powered Now...