Singapore Offers Gateway to Asian Health Care Markets
The growth of markets within Asia is creating an enticing lure for medical device, pharmaceutical, and biomedical companies seeking to establish or enhance their presence in the region. Countries with large populations-and, in some cases, underserved medical needs for certain conditions-represent an opportunity to expand health care treatments. The government of Singapore is working hard to make sure foreign companies understand the island nation is very willing to offer that expertise and create an ideal location that could serve as a gateway to all of Asia.
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