MGRC acquires 51% stake in kidney dialysis operator

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MGRC acquires 51% stake in kidney dialysis operator

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Bhd is acquiring a 51% stake in kidney dialysis operator Aquahealth Sdn Bhd from Rinani Renal Bhd in line with efforts to diversify its healthcare offerings.

The Ministry of Health’s Management of Chronic Kidney Disease reported that the number of Malaysians with kidney disease is projected to increase significantly in the future mainly due to the prevalence of diabetes, hypertension and an ageing population.At 13.2% per year, Malaysia has the second highest annual growth rate of chronic kidney disease in the world.

According to Sasha, the expansion downstream to healthcare services through its subsidiary MGRC Healthcare is a step towards its growth as a diversified specialist healthcare group.

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Author / Journalist: The Star Online

Category: Economy

Topics: Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Corporate News Dialysis Aquahealth Sasha Nordin MGRC /Business/Business News

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 13:30:00

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