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A Partnership of Equals: Engaging Patients to Revolutionise Healthcare

For more than 30 years, Dr Ratna Devi has been championing the cause of patients. In this interview, she sheds light on her experience as Director, Patient Academy for Innovation and Research, and Immediate Past Chair of the International Alliance of Patients' Organizations (IAPO). As she sums it up, "Higher patient engagement leads to better outcomes, better experience and consequently a reduction in healthcare costs."

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18 November 2021

Challenging the Health Utilisation Paradox with Adaptive Healthcare Policies

Learn how Datuk Dr. Zainal Arrifin Omar believes Malaysian healthcare policies can pivot to offer better care, even in the face of COVID-19.

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25 September 2021

Women in Healthcare: Why #GenderEquality is Needed for Better Healthcare

Making equality possible: industry leaders share their thoughts on gender diversity in healthcare.

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19 August 2021

The Health Utilisation Paradox: Incentivising Diagnostics Uptake

We explore many coexisting healthcare delivery issues that require a preventative, predictive approach rather than a treatable one.

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29 April 2021

Nurturing Innovation in Digital Health

Read our exclusive interview with Patty Lee, CEO of Orbit Health as she talks about digital health technology innovations that are shaping up in this new…

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7 April 2021

The Future of Pandemic Preparedness: Digital Health Passports

Learn more about the future of post-pandemic travel and the vital role that digital health passports will play

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29 March 2021

Safety Versus Speed: Balancing Digital Health Innovation and Regulations

Contrary to popular belief, digital health innovators and regulators are on the same team. Learn more about how they are forming an alliance and revolutionising the…

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18 January 2021

Armed with Data: Coping with the Current Outbreak, Predicting the Next

When it comes to pandemics, how can the world move from being reactive to proactive, predictive and prepared? Roche Diagram magazine finds out.

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7 December 2020

How Digital Technology Lightens the Load for Health Staff

Digital tools that free up time for clinical staff are invaluable, particularly when they generate patient data. Roche Diagram magazine learns more.

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9 November 2020

The Next Pandemic is Coming: Is Asia Prepared?

While the world waits in hope for a cure for COVID-19, the science community is already looking ahead to the next pandemic. Roche Diagram speaks with…

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9 November 2020

HIV, Hepatitis and Tuberculosis: Turning Back the Clock on Decades of Progress

Treatable diseases are still causing huge numbers of deaths in developing countries. Roche Diagram magazine examines why health systems are failing to counter the existing burden…

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8 September 2020

Translating Cervical Cancer Research into Action

Dr Mahboobeh Safaeian, Director for Clinical Sciences for HPV at Roche Diagnostics, is focused on accelerating early detection of cervical pre-cancers and cancers. In this interview,…

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4 June 2020

The Emerging Importance of Microbiology Diagnostics

In this article, Roche Diagram magazine shares how Microbiology diagnostic tools play a crucial role in overcoming the threats posed by infectious diseases.

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23 October 2019

Fighting Cancer, Hand in Hand

Dr Joseph Ng shares the importance of patient-doctor relationships when it comes to cancer in an interview with Roche Diagram healthcare magazine.

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23 October 2019

Is Asia Ready to Fight Cancer?

With the rising incidence of cancer in Asia, Roche Diagram healthcare magazine explores different strategies countries are adopting to combat this challenge.

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11 September 2019

Pakistan’s Trailblazer

Roche Diagram healthcare magazine interviews Dr Zeenat Hussain on how she spearheaded the Pakistan’s first private laboratory.

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11 September 2019

The Evolution of South Korea’s Laboratory Medicine Industry

Roche Diagram healthcare magazine takes a look at the evolution of laboratory medicine in South Korea and its future with Dr Gwi-young Oh.

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11 September 2019

Straight from the Heart

In a Roche Diagram exclusive, Professor Carolyn Lam decodes the mysteries of biomarkers and cardiovascular disease in women.

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11 September 2019

Moving Diagnostics and Medicine onto the Technology Curve

In a Roche Diagram exclusive, Steve Monaghan offers a new perspective on building a more inclusive future in healthcare and diagnostics.

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11 September 2019

Ten Questions with Lance Little

In a Roche Diagram exclusive, Managing Director of Roche Diagnostics Asia Pacific, Lance Little, talks about his mission, leadership philosophy and inspirations.

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