Small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) in Southeast Asia have long been an integral part of economic growth. They are also a segment that will receive strong support for post-pandemic recovery. This makes the entrepreneurial path an exciting avenue for people from all walks of life to follow their passion.
As the world turns a page on the pandemic, much is still unknown on the full implications of the Covid-19 virus and its health impacts in the long term. For example, “long Covid” is an emerging phenomenon that has brought about anxieties over the pandemic’s largely undiscovered long-term effects. Recent studies show that this virus could increase the risks of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). This is especially true for people with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions or those who lead unhealthy lifestyles.
With so many products on the market, there is often confusing information concerning their safety and efficacy. Amid a barrage of product claims, contradicting news, and erroneous product claims, how should consumers decide? Reputation, conducting preliminary research, tech assistants, and investing in mental health are some aspects both consumers and healthcare professionals can look more into, in the drive towards individual health advocacy.
The pandemic has accelerated the trend of hybrid working. The hybrid model incorporates a mixture of in-office and remote work and may look different for every company. However, there is one thing in common - a greater need for employers to focus on employee well-being, as they work towards creating the new normal.
We are fighting multiple health devils in our daily lives. While COVID-19 is the most recent one, it’s important that we do not lay our eyes off a few of those healthcare issues that have been afflicting the urban dwellers for long.
Asia Pacific (APAC) region is home to some of the world’s fastest growing economies and ironically more than half of the undernourished children on the planet too.
The best part of living a good life is acquiring quality health especially through the golden and productive age and, ensuring wellbeing and comfort through the less active years.
Food safety has become a topic of importance, especially during the pandemic. People are now concerned about the safety of their food. Technology is playing the role of an effective enabler in the new normal.
Surfing through the grocery stores, most of us have been drawn towards products labelled as organic, natural, trans-fat free and gluten free. But how many consumers understand these labels and their importance well?
Nutrition is the key to healthy living and success in all walks of life. In the recent years, we have witnessed several food and nutrition trends in the region.
The pandemic has brought a significant change to the patient-doctor relationship. As a doctor, treating your patient holistically has become the need of the hour.