Sporting events are no longer the most preferred target for terrorists, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Outdoor events, conferences, festivals, and other events featuring public figures are all vulnerable. And with over a thousand different-level attacks since 2015, it’s no surprise that safety and security are among the top concerns for event professionals.
FT Latin America Healthcare & Life Sciences Summit
International companies are expanding aggressively in Latin America in a bid to tap rising healthcare spending by an expanding middle class. Longer life-expectancy and rising popular expectations are putting long-established publically funded healthcare systems under growing pressure and creating opportunity for private providers as increasing numbers of Latin American’s look for private care, either through private insurance or the purchase of healthcare services. Latin America’s pharmaceutical industry, meanwhile, is experiencing rapid growth as countries move from a predominance of infectious, poverty-related diseases to lifestyle and ageing-related diseases that require more sophisticated drugs and treatments.