China’s first Ebola vaccine

The Academy of Military Medical Sciences (AMMS) teamed up with Tianjin CanSino Biotechnology to conduct research on Ebola and have now successfully developed China’s first Ebola vaccine and the product is entering clinical trials. The new developed vaccine is based on the current genetic strain of the Ebola virus found in Read more…

Chenyu Yisheng, mobile doctor app

Largest Chinese mobile health app investment

Yesterday the Beijing-based company Chunyu Yisheng (short: Chunyu) received an investment of USD 50 million, the biggest investment in a Chinese mobile health app company ever. The company was founded in 2011 with the flagship product being a mobile doctor/consultation app. Chunyu has about 30 million active users, asking a daily amount of 50,000 health related questions to 40,000 online Read more…

Smartphone-based glucometer

Not a new technology, because worldwide there are quite some companies already working on similar projects, but with diabetes being a huge and growing problem in China the Beijing-based startup Dnurse might be an interesting company to keep an eye on. Especially since they already have China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) Read more…