Nov 4, 2015

Hospital finances need surgery as losses nearly double

Hospitals incurred average losses of ¥117.78 million in fiscal 2014, nearly double the average ¥61.91 million loss in the previous year, a health ministry survey showed Wednesday. Private hospitals mostly posted a profit, but national and other public hospitals were in the red. The ...

War-wounded overwhelming Yemen hospitals

Aug 11, 2015

War-wounded overwhelming Yemen hospitals

The conflict in Yemen has overwhelmed aid groups with “massive” humanitarian needs arising from months of violence and destruction, and hospitals at times had to turn away patients, the international group Doctors Without Borders said Monday. The warning came as Yemen’s pro-government forces, backed ...