Demographic and healthcare vulnerabilities driving health tech developments

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If current trends continue, by 2029 China’s population will peak at 1.44 billion, with dramatically imbalanced ratios of young to old (4 grandparents, 2 parents, 1 child) putting unprecedented pressure on younger generations. This dependency ratio (non-working: working people) is set to increase from 42% to 67% by 2050, by when a quarter of the Chinese population (350 million) will …

China’s Emissie Verhandel Systeem

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“If done right, it (the ETS) could be a big deal in the fight against climate change” (Techcrunch) Het probleem met deze idealistische uitspraak is het feit dat emissie verhandel systemen vaak niet meteen efficiënt zijn, net zoals een hele rits aan andere duurzame projecten.  Nederland maakt onderdeel uit van werelds grootste emissie verhandel systeem (ETS); die van de Europese …

#5 The BugDrug Project

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A large number of patients do not respond well to commonly used drugs. Some patients even suffer from side effects. In Europe alone, about 3.5% of hospital admissions are related to side effects of medicines. Many patients are not treated properly because they do not respond or respond poorly to medicines. In this episode, I will talk to Professor Fu. …