Health Care/Hospital

UNICEF Assists Post Earthquake Child Psycho-social Support Mission

High Level Mission with Government Looks into Signs of Stress in Children BEIJING, May 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Government of China has organized a high level mission to Sichuan -- with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) -- to provide immediate psycho-social ass...

2008-05-22 12:10 637

Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Results

BEIJING, May 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008. First Quarter 2008 Hi...

2008-05-22 06:27 633

Sinovac Provides Support to China's Ministry of Health to Aid Earthquake Victims

BEIJING, May 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex: SVA), a leading provider of vaccines in China, today announced that it is providing immediate support to China's Ministry of Health following the May 12th earthquake in Sichuan province. The assistance is intended to support dise...

2008-05-22 02:00 819

Linkwell Corporation Announces Receipt of Business Plan from Wharton-Fudan Universities

SHANGHAI, China, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell Corporation (Linkwell or the Company) (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China, announced today they were in receipt of a detailed comprehensi...

2008-05-21 20:00 769

Launch of WHO-China Country Cooperation Strategy 2008-2013

BEIJING, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WHO today launched the WHO-China Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) 2008-2013 in the margins of the World Health Assembly in Geneva. This Strategy, the first-ever to be signed jointly by WHO and the Government of China, outlines a medium-term framework for...

2008-05-21 18:53 675

Linkwell Corporation Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Guidance for Second Quarter

SHANGHAI, China, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell Corporation (Linkwell or the Company) (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China, announced today financial results for first quarter ended March ...

2008-05-21 20:00 779

Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Attended the Heilongjiang Biology Industry Development Fair

HARBIN, China, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RHGP) (“Renhuang” or “the Company”), a leading pharmaceutical company in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”), today announced its successful participation in the Heilongjiang Biology Industry Develop...

2008-05-21 20:00 889

ATHENA Clinical Results for Dronedarone (Multaq(R)) Highlighted at the World Cardiology Congress

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today at the World Congress of Cardiology (WCC), the press conference entitled "New Perspectives in Atrial Fibrillation Management" chaired by John Camm, Professor of Clinical Cardiology, St George's University of London, highlighted...

2008-05-21 18:01 564

Stanford Professor Barry M. Trost Visits WuXi PharmaTech and Gives Two Seminars

SHANGHAI, China, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, is proud to announce that the distinguished Stanford University Pro...

2008-05-21 16:08 1028

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Obtains SFDA Approval to Produce Two New Drugs

HARBIN, China, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKI) ("China Sky One" or "the Company"), a China based manufacturer, marketer and distributor of pharmaceutical, medicinal and diagnostic products, announced today that its subsidiary, He...

2008-05-20 20:00 742

Tianyin Pharmaceutical Signs Over 60 New Distribution Agreements with 15 Regional Distributors

CHENGDU, China, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: TYNP), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China, today announced that it signed over 60 new distribution agreements wi...

2008-05-20 20:00 762

World Health Assembly Opens Amid Tragedies, Crises and Opportunities

GENEVA, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As the 61st World Health Assembly opened today in Geneva, Switzerland, officials from 193 countries began the annual task of reviewing progress and setting new priorities for one of the most powerful tools in global public health, the World Health Organizati...

2008-05-20 09:46 600

Noncommunicable Diseases Now World’s Biggest Killers

Chronic Conditions Like Heart Disease, Stroke Kill More, Says WHO’s World Health Statistics 2008 GENEVA, May 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The global burden of disease is shifting from infectious diseases to noncommunicable diseases, with chronic conditions such as heart disease and stroke now be...

2008-05-20 09:40 647

3SBio Inc. to Present at The Oppenheimer 2nd Annual China Dragon Call Conference

SHENYANG, China, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc. (Nasdaq: SSRX), a leading biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products primarily in China, will present at the Oppenheimer 2nd Annual China Dragon Call Conference in New ...

2008-05-19 21:20 711

China Nepstar Chain Drugstore to Announce Time Change for Earnings Conference Call for First Quarter 2008 Results on May 28

- Teleconference to be moved to 9 a.m. EDT - SHENZHEN, China, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) ("China Nepstar" or the "Company"), the largest drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, announced today the first quarte...

2008-05-21 12:58 659

BMP Sunstone Donates RMB 1.2 Million to Earthquake Relief

- GoodBaby(R) OTC Medicines Sent to Victims in Sichuan Province of China - PLYMOUTH MEETING, Penn., May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP; "BMP Sunstone" or the "Company"), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company in China, today announced the donation of Rm...

2008-05-19 19:00 671

Golden Meditech Donates HKD 4 Million to Earthquake Victims

HONG KONG, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Golden Meditech Company Limited (8180.HK) ("Golden Meditech" or the "Company") announced today that it has donated a total of HKD 4 million to the Red Cross Society of China (inter alia, HKD 1 million cash and HKD 3 million worth of much needed medical...

2008-05-19 22:59 775

China-Biotics, Inc. Signs Third Bulk Additive Customer

Shanghai, China, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHBT) (“China-Biotics,” “the Company”), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced it signe...

2008-05-19 20:00 826

Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. to Present at Two Conferences

WEIFANG, Shandong Province, China, May 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGTI) (“Shengtai Pharmaceutical” or “the Company”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, pharmaceutical grade glucose products in China, today announ...

2008-05-19 19:00 668

Pharmaxis’ Aridol Authorised for Sale in Germany

SYDNEY, Australia, May 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-Firstcall/ -- Specialist Pharmaceutical Company Pharmaxis Ltd (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that it has received national approval to market Aridol in Germany. Aridol is indicated for measuring airway hyperresponsiveness and has be...

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