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South African health minister criticises medical tourism

IMTJ-22-Jul-2017
South African health minister, Aaron Motsoaledi has criticised African leaders for seeking treatment overseas while presiding over collapsing ...

Weak currency boosts Russia medical tourism

IMTJ-22-Jul-2017
According to Russia's Association of Medical Tourism, fertility tourism is one of the most popular areas for medical tourists due to low prices and ...

New partnerships to strengthen Dubai's medical tourism prospects

Oxford Business Group-21-Jul-2017
As part of these efforts, in May the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Health Bank, a private ...

Kenya medical tourism depends on overseas investors

IMTJ-21-Jul-2017
Kenya gets 3,000 to 5,000 medical tourists from other African countries. These are the latest government figures and whether they real or ...

Weak currency boosts Russia medical tourism

IMTJ-21-Jul-2017
According to Russia's Association of Medical Tourism, fertility tourism is one of the most popular areas for medical tourists due to low prices and ...
 

Less painful, cheaper spinal surgeries to push medical tourism ...

Business Standard-20-Jul-2017
According to experts, the Indian medical tourism market is expected to more than double to reach $8 billion by 2020. Currently, Bangladesh ...

Medical tourism for controversial treatment options

Practical Ethics (blog)-20-Jul-2017
On the face of it, stopping patients or parents from undertaking medical tourism appears to violate two important freedoms – the freedom to ...

India medical tourism statistics released

IMTJ-20-Jul-2017
While one in three foreign patients in Indian hospitals were from Bangladesh, at 165,000 - only 58,300 of these were true medical tourists on a ...

African leaders and medical tourism

Guardian (blog)-19-Jul-2017
It is important to state from the outset that most African leaders have failed themselves and the nations they govern in health care delivery to ...

Making Greece a medical tourism destination

Neos Kosmos-18-Jul-2017
The meeting was about the upcoming medical tourism convention, in Melbourne on 25 and 26 November 2017 for business operators

Costa Rica Hasn't yet Reached Full Potential as a Medical Tourism ...

The Costa Rica Star-17-Jul-2017
Medical tourism in Costa Rica presents a constant growth since 2012, many health care professionals and health care centers know the ...

Is Canada's medical system pushing people abroad for treatment?

CBC.ca-17-Jul-2017
Jeremy Snyder, a member of SFU's Medical Tourism Research Group, said many Canadian patients seek medical treatment abroad for a range ...

Xinhua Insight: Hainan emerging as global medical tourism hotspot

Xinhua-17-Jul-2017
HAIKOU, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Elena Pankova and her friends flew directly from St. Petersburg to Sanya, a tourist city in southern China's tropical ...

Medical Tourism in Mexico extends to Pet Care

The Yucatan Times-16-Jul-2017
Fernando Garcia drove 30 minutes from his home in Yuma, Arizona to Centro Medico Veterinario -or Veterinary Medical Center-, across the ...
 

Cabinet opens gates for medical tourism

The Nation-14-Jul-2017
Visitors to Thailand from China and the CLMV nations (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) seeking medical treatment are now allowed to ...

Improved health sector will curb medical tourism – Prof.

P.M. News-11-Jul-2017
Theophilus Ogunlesi, has advised the Federal Government to allocate more funds to the health sector to curb the incessant medical tourism by ...

Medical tourism growth slowing in Singapore

The Nation-11-Jul-2017
THE GROWTH of medical tourism in Singapore is expected to slow down amid stiffer regional competition, especially from the Malaysian 

Kenya takes the lead in medical tourism

Business Daily (press release) (blog)-11-Jul-2017
Some tourists from Europe come to Africa to benefit from affordable high quality, specialised medical treatment reconstructive surgery.

Dubai eyeing Kenyan medical tourists

Citizen TV (press release)-07-Jul-2017
World famous travel destination, Dubai, is now shifting focus to medical tourism as it seeks to drive more tourist numbers, especially in the East ...

How medical tourism could save medicare

Toronto Sun-05-Jul-2017
Legalization of medical tourism and of limited private care for Canadians would create new employment for our physicians, nurses, and ...

Kazakhstan plans to develop medical tourism

IMTJ-05-Jul-2017
Minister of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov explains; "Medical tourism is a new direction for us. It will be one of the directions within the framework ...

Medical tourism would benefit tourism industry: Sapkal

Fiji Times-04-Jul-2017
Medical tourism is where people travel to a particular country other than their residing country for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment.

Iran's medical tourism targets are unrealistic

IMTJ-04-Jul-2017
The Iranian health ministry suggests that if current medical tourism figures continue, the country will not meet its 2025 target of making $2.5 ...

Treece disbands task force on medical tourism

Columbia Missourian-04-Jul-2017
Assembled by Treece in August of last year, the task force — composed of eight members of Columbia professionals in the medicaltourism ...

The Current (And Future) Medical Tourism Industry Landscape Pt.2

Medical Tourism Magazine-04-Jul-2017
With so many factors influencing medical tourism at both a macro and micro level, it is critical for professionals working in the industry to invest ...

As Singapore loses medical tourism edge, healthcare firms expand ...

Nikkei Asian Review-30-Jun-2017
SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- Singapore's healthcare players are shifting strategy as rising costs and growing competition erode the ...

Developing medical tourism: better late than never

VietNamNet Bridge-30-Jun-2017
According to Deloitte, global medical tourism has value of no less than $60 billion. It is estimated that 50,000 Vietnamese travel abroad to have ...

Cebu's medical tourism gets boost

Inquirer.net-30-Jun-2017
MEDICAL tourism in Cebu, particularly in the field of dentistry, can expect to get a helping hand as one of the country's pioneers in the industry ...

Inbound Italian medical tourism is growing slower than outbound.

IMTJ-30-Jun-2017
Medical Tourism Italy (TMI) is a full service medical travel agency for foreign patients seeking treatment in Italian health facilities and Italian ...

The Current (And Future) Medical Tourism Industry Landscape Pt.1

Medical Tourism Magazine-30-Jun-2017
Medical tourism is the act of traveling outside of one's local area of residence for receiving medical services. Patients come from a wide range ...

Kano purchases N2bn equipment to curb medical tourism

Daily Trust-26-Jun-2017
“We are so committed to making our health sector strong, to reduce medical tourism and to save human lives. With these facilities, people do ...

Berlin wants Chinese medical tourists

IMTJ-26-Jun-2017
VisitBerlin is targeting Chinese medical tourists, using similar tactics that succeeded in attracting medical tourists from from Russia & CIS ...

HCMC strives to attract medical tourists

TTR Weekly-26-Jun-2017
HO CHI MINH CITY: Ho Chi Minh City health and tourism agencies believe medical tourism could be the next trend to improve ...

HCM City eyes share of Asian medical tourism pie

VietNamNet Bridge-22-Jun-2017
With a growing number of medical tourists who combine travel with medical care coming to HCM City in recent years, lucrative medical tourism ...

Doc winding down practice to pursue medical tourism in Japan

The Star Online-22-Jun-2017
Dr Loi is in the process of opening a home stay in Kyoto to promote medical tourism, while some of his general practitioner friends had gone ...

Medical tourism vs. universal healthcare for all Thais

Bangkok Post-22-Jun-2017
Also a threat is medical tourism & better pay for doctors at private ... of co-payments where patients pay for more of their medical treatment.

Latest, low-cost technologies making India medical tourism hub ...

YourStory.com-22-Jun-2017
Latest medical technologies in Indian hospitals at a lower cost is majorly contributing towards the country emerging as the premier medical ...

Ministry creates framework for Medical Tourism

The New Indian Express-20-Jun-2017
With a view to promote medical tourism in the country, the Minister of tourism is chairing the meeting of National Medical and Wellness Tourism ...

The New Face of Medical Tourism

Condé Nast Traveler-20-Jun-2017
An estimated 14 million people go abroad to receive medical care each year, and the medical tourism industry has long attracted patients ...

MEDICAL TOURISM IN ARGENTINA REACHING HIGHEST ...

Tourism Review-19-Jun-2017
Medical tourism is not seasonal, it is distributed all over the year and the whole of the national territory; more than 20% of revenues go towards ...

Opinion: Medical tourism could provide revenue for our health care ...

Vancouver Sun-18-Jun-2017
Allowing medical tourists to pay for unused operating room time would create new employment for our health professionals and also provide ...

Mnp to be transformed in healthcare, medical tourism hub, says ...

Nagaland Post-18-Jun-2017
While asserting that such conference would definitely give a boost in improving healthcare infrastructure and open up medical tourism in the ...

Vying for the medical tourism pie

Daily Express-18-Jun-2017
ASIAN countries are vying for a fair share of the medical tourism pie, and Taiwan is no exception. While here, President of the Association of ...

Dental medical tourism in Mexico on the rise

The Yucatan Times-18-Jun-2017
Dental tourism in Mexico will report this year an impact of about USD $372 million, seven percent more than in 2016, say experts from the ...

Exchange rates and health infrastructure attract medical tourists to ...

The Yucatan Times-18-Jun-2017
One of the challenges facing tourism in Mexico is diversification to attract travelers from abroad, who leave more money, including those who ...

It takes more than two to tango in medical tourism

IMTJ-15-Jun-2017
Irving Stackpole from Stackpole & Associates looks at the challenges faced by Argentina, an emerging destination for medical tourism.

Government to standardise costs of medical tourism services

Livemint-15-Jun-2017
Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma says the prices of the services available under medical tourism will be the same all over the country.

Las Vegas is becoming a medical tourism destination

IMTJ-12-Jun-2017
Las Vegas is fast becoming a popular medical tourism destination, particularly for patients seeking cosmetic surgery. Local doctors are working ...

Medical tourism revenue in Dubai rises to $390m

Hotelier Middle East-12-Jun-2017
Medical tourism in Dubai yielded revenues of around AED1.42 billion ($390 million) in 2016, up from AED1.40 billion in 2015, according to new ...

For Medical Tourists in India, Scams Worsen an Already Traumatic ...

The Wire-08-Jun-2017
Most medical tourists need translators, who are hired by hospitals and charge high commissions. Patients are also often forced to do expensive ...

QC aims to be global medical tourism destination by 2020

InterAksyon-07-Jun-2017
Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista signs the "QC Medical Tourism Vision 2020 Commitment" on June 6, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Quezon ...

Cuba sees huge potential in medical tourism

Shanghai Daily (subscription)-07-Jun-2017
Cuban dancers and the Son de la Loma band perform during the 170th anniversary celebrations of Chinese presence in Cuba at the Metro's ...

Public hospitals should not be in the business of medical tourism

The Online Citizen-07-Jun-2017
It states that “According to data from a medical tourism index released last month, Singapore was ranked the most attractive among seven ...

What PH can learn from medical tourism abroad

ABS-CBN News-07-Jun-2017
MANILA – For Abrianna Kim, chief executive director of the Medical Tourism Association in Korea, the Philippines – specifically Quezon City ...
 

Repealing Obamacare good for Mexico?

Mexico News Daily-06-Jun-2017
Medical tourists spend US $3,000 to $60,000 per trip, which means they should be considered part of the luxury market, Arceo says.

Singapore tops for medical tourism, but rivals catching up quickly

The Straits Times-06-Jun-2017
Singapore may still be among the region's top dogs when it comes to medical tourism, but its neighbours are swiftly closing the gap.

Dubai generated Dh1.4 billion from medical tourism in 2016

gulfnews.com-06-Jun-2017
Dubai: Dubai generated over Dh1.4 billion from the medical tourism sector with around 326,649 tourists visiting the emirate last year, said ...

Yobe teaching hospital will curb medical tourism – Health ...

Daily Trust-05-Jun-2017
The Yobe State University Teaching Hospital is equipped to make it unnecessary for Yobe people to seek medical care outside the state.

A taxpayer gamble on medical tourism: Louisiana subsidizes proton ...

PBS NewsHour-05-Jun-2017
Pierson said he believes proton therapy could help turn Louisiana into a lucrative medical tourism hub. State officials, including the governor, ...

Tucson, Arizona targets medical tourism

IMTJ-01-Jun-2017
Tucson in Arizona has long been a tourism destination. Now it seeks to become a medical tourism destination for better off Mexicans. Tucson's ...

China's Ill, and Wealthy, Look Abroad for Medical Treatment

New York Times-01-Jun-2017
The trend is a twist on the perception of medical tourism as a way to save money, often on noncritical procedures like dental work and face-lifts.

As medical tourism rises, translators needed

The Indian Express-01-Jun-2017
According to the state tourism and culture department, Maharashtra receives at least 2 lakh medical tourists in a year, a number expected to ...

Little support for Singapore medical tourism

IMTJ-01-Jun-2017
Not included in the plan is any idea of promoting Singapore as a medical or health tourism destination. This is despite reports that while overall ...

For Turkey's Medical Tourists, Sightseeing and Hair Transplants

Voice of America-01-Jun-2017
Even though general tourism has suffered in Turkey due to recent terrorist attacks, medical tourism continues to thrive. In 2016, more than ...

India to roll out welcome mat for medical tourists

Medical Dialogues-04-May-2017
To tap the interest among foreigners in availing of medical facilities, the Centre is planning to launch a wellness and medical tourism policy on ..

The Importance of Empathy in Medical Travel

Medical Tourism Magazine-04-May-2017
These opportunities for interactions can set the stage for misunderstandings, anxiety and a poor medical travel experience. For example:.

China's Hawaii Plans a $3 Billion Medical Tourism Hotspot

Bloomberg-04-May-2017
On the hilly and tropical island of Hainan, local officials and companies are investing billions of dollars to transform a string of riverside villages ...

Chinese willing to foster greater opportunities for Medical Tourism

Barbados Advocate-01-May-2017
This suggestion has been put forward by Dr. Shiqiao Luo, Director of the eight-member Chinese medical team that is currently operating at the ...
 

Medical tourists can check into a wellness hotel

gulfnews.com-01-May-2017
Dubai: A wellness hotel has now been made part of the Dubai Health Tourism experience (DXH) with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signing ..

Medical tourism: Just what the doctor prescribed for India

Khaleej Times-29-Apr-2017
"India is poised to become a hub for medical tourism because of several factors, including the availability of world-class hospitals with latest ...

Falling medical tourism revenue for Raffles, Singapore

IMTJ-29-Apr-2017
Raffles Medical Group is one of the leaders in Singapore medical tourism and apart from the ever-present Indonesian patients RMG's top five ...

End-to-end services for medical tourists in Dubai soon

gulfnews.com-29-Apr-2017
Dubai: Like wealth managers overseeing the management of wealth of individuals, relationship 'health' managers will be available for ...

Bangladesh fortifies India's medical tourism sector

Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)-29-Apr-2017
Since 2016, Bangladesh has unseated the US as the origin of the highest number of foreign tourists, mostly due to medical tourism. A new bus ...

Push to promote Abu Dhabi as medical tourism destination

The National-29-Apr-2017
Abu Dhabi's health and tourism officials have joined together in a push to stimulate the emirate's medical tourism sector with a focus on heart ...

Why India should issue more medical tourism visas to Pakistani ...

Livemint-29-Apr-2017
The number of medical visas issued to Pakistani patients in 2015-16 ... India aims to significantly promote medical tourism and has recently ...
 

4 Medical Tourism Trends to Watch

Medical Tourism Magazine-29-Apr-2017
The medical tourism industry has a value of $439 billion. It is set to grow up to 25% every year for the next 10 years. This data shows that more ...

M'sia named top medical tourism destination for third time

New Straits Times Online-29-Apr-2017
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has won the Health and Medical Tourism Destination of the Year award for the third consecutive year.

Huge potential in medical tourism

Barbados Advocate-29-Apr-2017
There is tremendous potential for this country to capitalise on the medical tourism industry as a valuable source of earning foreign exchange.

Yucatan, one of the most popular destinations for medical tourism

The Yucatan Times-24-Apr-2017
National and international patients requiring clinical treatment increasingly identify Yucatán as an ideal destination to receive specialized and ...

Push for medical tourism

Nation News-24-Apr-2017
Irish nurse Anna Hosford and Dr Juliet Skinner want to see medical tourism take off in Barbados.

New medical rules, amenities for Dubai tourists

Khaleej Times-22-Apr-2017
Dr Layla Mohamed Al Marzouqi, director of the Medical Tourism Council at the DHA, has a simple message: 'Come to Dubai, we will take care ...

Medical Tourism? What about Damascus, Syria?

eTurboNews-22-Apr-2017
Damascus has seen a massive boom in plastic surgery tourism as the devaluation of the Syrian pound has made the destination extremely ...

Medical tourist arrivals in India up 25%

Business Standard-22-Apr-2017
The Indian healthcare sector is witnessing 22-25 per cent growth in medical tourists from across the globe due to its ability to offer world-class ...

Sri Lanka seeks to carve out niche in medical tourism

Oxford Business Group-22-Apr-2017
Rising numbers of tourists from abroad and a state-led campaign to expand medical tourism could attract further investment to Sri Lanka's ...

Medical tourism is forex top spinner

Hindu Business Line-22-Apr-2017
Medical tourism has been the largest contributor to India's total health services exports, accounting for 70 per cent of the total revenues of $890 ...

'LASUTH's open heart surgery will reduce medical tourism'

Guardian-20-Apr-2017
Worried by the increase in number of Nigerians travelling abroad for medical attention, management of Lagos State University Teaching ...

Medical Tourism: Saudi German Hospital To Collaborate With ...

Leadership Newspapers-20-Apr-2017
Doctors from Saudi German Hospital in Dubai have disclosed intentions to partner with Nigerian Doctors on Neurosurgery training and use of ...

What Seniors Need to Know Before Having Surgery Overseas

Medical Tourism Magazine-13-Apr-2017
According to a Gallup poll, up to 29 percent of Americans would consider traveling abroad for medical procedures such as heart bypass ...

Nigeria: Ground Nigeria's Medical Tourism so Healthcare Can Take ...

AllAfrica.com-13-Apr-2017
Medical tourism, as it's known, expels huge capital flight of about $1 billion dollars, particularly from expenses incurred by political and public ...

China emerges as next global medical tourism hotspot

China Daily-12-Apr-2017
International medical tourism became popular in the mid-20th century with wealthy European and North American patients traveling abroad for ...

Possible medical tourism clinic

IMTJ-12-Apr-2017
A Paphos businessman has set his sights on making his hometown a destination for medical tourism with plans to construct a diagnostic, ...

Is medical tourism right for you?

Canadian Running Magazine (blog)-12-Apr-2017
If an injury or pending operation has you sidelined from running, medical tourism might be an option worth considering. What is it and what's ...

Tucson area entering the international medical tourism market

Tucson News Now-12-Apr-2017
Tucson is plunging into the medical tourism market, targeting Mexico to start. Tucson Health Association is a public/private collaboration ...

German medical tourism static

IMTJ-10-Apr-2017
The official version on German medical tourism is that it is growing in numbers and revenue every year. A leading medical tourism expert ...

Syria's medical tourism industry booming

Zawya-10-Apr-2017
Damascus: As Syrians continue fleeing the brutal six-year conflict, Damascus has seen a massive boom in plastic surgery tourism as the ...

Nigerian Doctors Chart New Cause against Medical Tourism

THISDAY Newspapers-08-Apr-2017
Addressing the fallout of medical tourism in Nigeria, medical practitioners under the aegis of Doctor's Forum said lack of world standard medical ...

DLS Bahrain 2017 to promote medical tourism

Bahrain News Agency-08-Apr-2017
Manama, Apr. 7 (BNA): The Dentist's Lifestyle Conference and Exhibition is set to promote medical and dental tourism in Bahrain by positioning ...

Lower hospital bills fuel medical tourism, but patients swallow bitter ...

Times of India-08-Apr-2017
HYDERABAD: India has seen a 166% increase in medical tourism since 2014. According to data recently put out by Union ministry of tourism, ...

Govt mulling introducing wellness and medical tourism policy

India Today-08-Apr-2017
The Centre is planning to launch a wellness and medical tourism policy on International Yoga Day on June 21 to tap the ...

Headline Iran university targets medical tourism

IMTJ-04-Apr-2017
Dr. Seyyed Ali Abtahi of IAU says, “Medical tourism is the most profitable and stable branch of tourism in Iran. Iran's high medical standards and ...

Malaysia's medical tourism set to soar, hits RM1bil mark last year

New Straits Times Online-04-Apr-2017
“There has been an overall growth in tourists for medical tourism. “From 643,000 travellers in 2011, the number rose to 859,000 in 2015.

China announces "medical tourism" special economic zone on ...

Boing Boing-04-Apr-2017
The zone will also have its own regulatory regime for medical experimentation, notably with stem cells, permitting research that is forbidden or ...

Medical Tourism Industry To Rake In RM2.7b By 2020

malaysiandigest.com-31-Mar-2017
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam (pix) said medical tourism generated RM1.12 billion last year through 996,000 medical tourists ...

Medical Tourism Could Save You Thousands

Baystreet.ca-31-Mar-2017
Some Canadians refuse to pay the price, choosing instead to partake in medical tourism. They can jet to a much cheaper part of the world and ...
 

Confidence in developing medical tourism

Fiji Times-31-Mar-2017
"There are some patients from Australia and New Zealand who are taking keen interest and are looking at Fiji as a medical tourism destination ...

PHL as medical tourism destination

Business Mirror-31-Mar-2017
The Philippines is fast-becoming a global medical tourism destination. Annually, more than 200,000 medical tourists come to the country to ...

Indian medical tourism surges | Travel Daily India

The number of overseas travellers visiting India for medical treatment has surged in recent years. According…

'Medical tourism' focus draws criticism from Columbia City Council ...

Columbia Daily Tribune-29-Mar-2017
Candidates for Columbia City Council are not entirely enthusiastic about an effort by Mayor Brian Treece to encourage "medical tourism," citing ...

Medical tourism grew by up to 25 pc in 2 years: Minister

Times of India-29-Mar-2017
NEW DELHI: Medical and wellness tourism in the country has increased by up to 25 per cent in the last two years, the government told the ...

Medical tourism has great potential

Kathimerini-29-Mar-2017
Greece needs to tap the huge market of medical tourism that neighboring countries are already greatly benefiting from, the secretary-general of ...
 

Softening of medical tourism nudges health groups overseas

THE BUSINESS TIMES-29-Mar-2017
Singapore's medical tourism has not been in the pink of health of late, with well-heeled medical tourists now looking elsewhere for health care, ...

Should I get certified for medical tourism?

IMTJ-28-Mar-2017
Does accreditation and certification for medical tourism make a difference. Keith Pollard from IMTJ highlights some of the key issues.

Rise of medical tourism as Africans head to India for treatment

New Era-28-Mar-2017
This came to light last week after this reporter reported on medical tourism for African patients flocking to India for treatment. New Era's reporter ...

Boom in medical tourism to Mexico predicted if Obamacare ends

The Yucatan Times-25-Mar-2017
As a result, Mexico has quickly emerged as a world leader in medical tourism, luring an estimated 1 million patients each year, many of them ...

'Medical tourism in India has increased by 2.6 times'

Millennium Post-23-Mar-2017
The number of medical tourists has increased by 2.6 times in past three years three years. According to the data with Ministry of Tourism over ...

Medical Tourism Hub for India

IMTJ-23-Mar-2017
The state government of Hyderabad is planning to launch Medical Tourism Hub (MT-Hub) to increase the numbers of medical tourists.

New Rules to Regulate Medical Tourism

http://hamodia.com-23-Mar-2017
YERUSHALAYIM - The Knesset has passed on its first reading a bill to regulate medical tourism, with measures to ensure that foreigners who ...

Brexit effect on medical tourism in Ireland

IMTJ-23-Mar-2017
The Royal College of Physicians in Ireland (RCPI) has warned the Department of Health of the Republic of Ireland that health tourism from ...
 

Hope in Health Tourism

Venture Magazine-23-Mar-2017
The main theme of the forum is the globalization of medical tourism. Some of the planned sessions include discussions around global medical ...

Is the medical tourism market growing?

IMTJ-21-Mar-2017
Keith Pollard from IMTJ exposes some of the myths around market growth in the medical tourism sector, and highlights the growing interest in ...

Nazri: Health and medical tourism industry thriving

The Star Online-21-Mar-2017
Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said this was because health and medical care in the country was ...

A Shot in the Arm: Keeping Medical Tourism Competitive

Venture Magazine-21-Mar-2017
Jordan remains an important medical tourism market, a reputation that can be maintained if the government tackled the big issues facing the ...

Why medical tourists go to Dubai

IMTJ-20-Mar-2017
Four medical specialities have taken a large number of medical tourists to Dubai in the last two years says Dr Laila Al Marzouqi of the Dubai ...

Dubai's hospitals seek help to stem haemorrhage of medical tourists

The National-19-Mar-2017
Hospitals in Dubai are seeking help from external agencies to bring more medical tourism business into the emirate as the strong dirham deters ...

The Philippines is on the rise in medical tourism

Khaleej Times-19-Mar-2017
According to Dr. Alfonso, "Foreign medical tourists choose the Philippines for their aesthetic and un-complicated procedures while thousands of ...

Riyadh Travel Fair to showcase medical tourism offerings

Trade Arabia-17-Mar-2017
During the event, presentations and workshops will be held for both medical tourism professionals and the general public alike, so that visitors ...

Medical tourism revenue hit RM1 billion in 2016

Free Malaysia Today-17-Mar-2017
Sherene-Azli-tourism KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's medical tourism industry grew by almost 25% in 2016, raking in an estimated RM1.15 ...

Medical Tourism in India: Industry Growing to Meet Demand

India Briefing-17-Mar-2017
India is becoming an increasingly big player in the international medical tourism industry, otherwise known as Medical Value Travel (MVT).

Craniofacial Surgery Gives Medical Tourism in Istanbul a New Face

Medical Tourism Magazine-17-Mar-2017
In the last few years, Turkey — and Istanbul in particular — with JCI accredited hospitals and experienced medical professionals has become a ...

Medical tourism in India goes under observation at IHTC 2017!

Voyagers World-17-Mar-2017
The growing interest in the field of medical tourism was substantiated by the presence of several established doctors, healthcare experts, ...

The Australians forced to travel for medical treatment

NEWS.com.au-15-Mar-2017
“Countries like Thailand attract a large number of Australian medical tourists because it's cheap and there is a growing perception of getting ...

Belarus concentrates on medical tourism from CIS

IMTJ-14-Mar-2017
Having mostly failed to attract people from Scandinavia and Western Europe, and with few if any medical tourists from Poland, Belarus is ...

Patients take flight as medical tourism booms

iAfrica.com-14-Mar-2017
A stand for a Dubai hospital IS pictured at a section for medical tourism at the International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB) on March 8, 2017. Picture: ...

Quintana Roo seeks to boost medical tourism from UK and Middle ...

The Yucatan Times-14-Mar-2017
The intention is to increase the flow of medical tourism to the destination by 20% in 2017. CANCÚN — Medical tourism that comes from the old ...

Medical tourism in Romania on the rise

euronews-14-Mar-2017
“First of all we have a lot to offer in the field of health tourism because there has been a lot of private investment in this sector. Due to those ...

Patients take flight as medical tourism booms

Medical Xpress-11-Mar-2017
Medical tourism has grown into a healthy travel sector as people shop beyond their borders for everything from dental work to plastic surgery, ...

Should I target the UK for medical tourism?

IMTJ-10-Mar-2017
If you're aiming to attract medical tourists, should you be directing your efforts at UK patients seeking low cost healthcare abroad? Keith Pollard ...

Auburn medical tourism project in limbo

Lewiston Sun Journal-10-Mar-2017
AUBURN — A representative for a proposed Chinese medical tourism facility said Thursday the project is in limbo while backers wait for federal ...

Hainan eyes future in medical tourism

The Star Online-10-Mar-2017
Beijing: Tropical Hainan province, long renowned for its beachfront resorts and tourist hot spots, is building itself into a healthcare hub with a ...

Medical tourism to Russia is booming

Russia Beyond the Headlines-10-Mar-2017
The number of medical tourists to Russia is growing, thanks to the country's relatively high-quality healthcare that has been made more ...

Medical Tourism Is Big Business But Still an Emerging Market

Skift-10-Mar-2017
Medical tourism is a nearly $60 billion global industry. Pictured is a promotional image of a "patient" at Bumrungrad International Hospital in ...

'World's heaviest woman' who hadn't left home for 25 years loses 15 ...

www.standard.co.uk › News › World

09-Mar-2017-An Egyptian who is believed to be the world's heaviest woman has shed 15 stone (100kg) after undergoing weight loss surgery in India.

Iraqi war veterans head to India for low-cost treatment

Hindustan Times-09-Mar-2017
Iraqi soldier Hayder Adnan Abdul Hameed Al Jadir, 29, ... Canadian embassy in Kabul last year were also flown to India and treated at Apollo.

Five Ways to be a Savvy Medical Tourist and Enjoy a Vacation

New York Times-08-Mar-2017
Let's get this out of the way: I'm not in the business of giving medical advice. I can't say if traveling abroad for dental work — or a hip ...

A Family Adventure in Medical Tourism

New York Times-08-Mar-2017
Frustrated at our situation, I tossed out a tongue-in-cheek Facebook post announcing my intention to become a “dental tourist.” I was half joking, ...

Medical tourism trends in the CIS in 2016

IMTJ-08-Mar-2017
With the advancement of medical tourism more and more people are getting to know about treatment abroad. Bookimed has conducted an ...

Ibom Specialist Hospital as an antidote to medical tourism

Vanguard-07-Mar-2017
News of notable Nigerians embarking on medical tourism abroad has remained a topic for discussion for years. The fact that even high profile ...

How big is the medical tourism market?

IMTJ-07-Mar-2017
This week, I got an email about a medical tourism event in China. This one told me that the medical tourism market worldwide is expected to ...

World's Best: Malaysia Medical Tourism Sector to Experience ...

AEC News Today-06-Mar-2017
A new report forecasts the Malaysia medical tourism market to grow at a compounding annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30.05 per cent over the ...

MEDICAL TOURISM IN GERMANY LOSING RUSSIANS

Tourism Review-06-Mar-2017
Medical tourism in Germany seems to lose many clients. The numbers of foreign patients coming to the country for surgery went down.

Medical tourism: KMC treated 100 international patients in last 10 ...

Times of India-06-Mar-2017
MANGALURU: With India becoming one of the popular destinations for medical tourism, the coastal city is also joining the trend. A reasonable ...

Medical tourism conference concludes with 'Amman Declaration'

Ammon News-05-Mar-2017
Known as the Health Travel 8 (HT8), the segments include traditional medical tourism, dental tourism, spa tourism, wellness tourism, sport ...

Medical tourism taking wing as US patients fly abroad for treatment

Leader-Telegram-05-Mar-2017
Though such medical tourism is a growing trend, the experience was disastrous for Heldstab, who has spent more than she saved trying to fix problems that ...

Growing demand for air ambulances in medical tourism

AirMed and Rescue Magazine-03-Mar-2017
According to a new report from Orbis Research entitled Global Air Ambulance Market 2015-2019 demand for air ambulance services in the ...

Croatia Among Most Promising Health Tourism Destinations in Europe

Total Croatia News-03-Mar-2017
The award is part of the award programme for best European destinations of medical tourism called “Medical Tourism Index”, which were ...

Los Algodones Enjoys Medical Tourism Boom Despite US Mexico ...

KAWC-03-Mar-2017
Medical tourism booming in Los Algodones, Baja California, Mexico despite increased tension between U.S. and Mexico. (Originally aired ...

Nigeria: President Buhari Medical Trips Signal No End to Medical ...

AllAfrica.com-03-Mar-2017
Despite his pledge to halt medical tourism in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has sought medical assistance in the United Kingdom for ...

India can double medical tourists

Deccan Chronicle-02-Mar-2017
Mumbai: The medical tourism sector has been growing at the rate of more than 20 per cent and is expected to double in size by 2021 because ...

Malaysia enjoys medical tourism boom

TTR Weekly-01-Mar-2017
Malaysia's medical tourism sector is booming, prompting fierce competition among its leading market players, ...

Is medical tourism on its own enough?

Bizcommunity.com-01-Mar-2017
As we have now come to understand, medical tourism is about health-related services provided by a medical doctor, or under the supervision ...

Gov't committed to boosting medical tourism sector — PM

Jordan Times-28-Feb-2017
AMMAN — The government is committed to tackling impediments facing the medical tourism sector and to taking the necessary measures to ...
 

'IT, medical services integration can boost medical tourism in India'

SME Times-28-Feb-2017 
Integration of Information Technology (IT) in high-end medical services provided by Indian medical institutions can boost medical tourism in the ...

Minister of health refuses to answer question on Buhari's medical ...

Guardian-26-Feb-2017 
Ehanire, who had just finished inspecting the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, urged Nigerians to shun travelling abroad for medical tourism, ...

Jordan to boost medical tourism sector

Zawya-26-Feb-2017 
AMMAN — The government is committed to tackling impediments facing the medical tourism sector and to taking the necessary measures to ...

Medical tourism investment in Malaysia

IMTJ-23-Feb-2017 
Lim Guan Eng explains: "medical tourism is booming in Malaysia so we will work hard to make Penang a medical city. Investment is important ...

Medical Tourism initiative suggests focusing on mid-Missouri

Columbia Missourian-21-Feb-2017 
The task force, which also recommended ditching the term "medical tourism" to describe the effort, presented its report to the Columbia City ...

What we need... is a reasonable, rational approach to medical tourism

IMTJ-20-Feb-2017 
With so much hyperbole and (frankly) nonsense swirling around the topics of medical travel and international “medical tourism”, it's hard to ...

Medical tourism facilitators agents get certified in UAE

IMTJ-20-Feb-2017 
The first graduates of the medical tourism facilitator course of Gulf Medical University have been given their certificates. Gulf Medical University ...

Medical tourism to keep pharma industry in good health: Study

India Today-20-Feb-2017 
Indian pharmaceuticals market is expected to touch USD 55 billion in size by 2020 from USD 36.7 billion in 2016, ...

Enabulele: Nigeria loses $1b annually to medical tourism

Guardian-19-Feb-2017 
Dr Osahon Enabulele, a former president, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and now Vice President, Commonwealth Medical Association ...

Why medical tourism to foreign hospitals thrive

Guardian-19-Feb-2017 
Isaac Adewole, had in October 2016 told journalists in Lagos that medical tourism is a scam. He said that medical tourism to India is a racket ...

India has potential to become medical tourism hub: Naqvi

The Indian Express-19-Feb-2017 
India has the potential to become a medical tourism hub and the Modi government has taken several measures including making the health ...

Weak ringgit a boon for local medical tourism

The Star Online-18-Feb-2017 
According to the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) the medical tourism industry is expected to achieve its targeted revenue of ...

Committed to health and wellness - TTG Asia - Leader in Hotel ...

TTG Asia - 17-Feb-2017 
Energised by the government's focus on medical tourism, Indian tour operators are pulling out the stops and devising ways to capture the market.

Evaluating Quality of 'Medical Tourism' For Heart Surgery: Measures ...

Managed Care magazine-17-Feb-2017
Growing numbers of self-insured employers, especially those in rural areas, are exploring the idea of offering employees an in-country “medical tourism” option ...

Sharm el-Sheikh medical tourism conference details to be ...

Egypt Independent-17-Feb-2017
A press conference will be held on March 2, 2017, to announce the details of the sessions of the Medical Tourism Conference, scheduled to ...

Shilla IPark duty free signs key agreement to drive medical tourism

The Moodie Davitt Report-17-Feb-2017
Medical tourism is huge business in South Korea, particularly for Russians and Japanese – who both also rate among the highest-spending ...

Nigerian oil group to stem outbound medical tourism

IMTJ-17-Feb-2017
To stem the tide of medical tourism and its attendant capital flight, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has invited Indian ...

Iran shifts gears in promoting medical tourism

IMTJ-17-Feb-2017
To organize Iran's medical tourism, a strategic council was set up with representatives of the health and foreign ministries, the Medical Council ...

St. Luke's boss wants to lure more medical tourists

ABS-CBN News-17-Feb-2017
MANILA - The Philippines is poised to become one of the world's top medical tourism destinations in the next 10 years, as the government ...

TOI & WMTC partner to launch Asia Medical Tourism Congress India

Economic Times-17-Feb-2017
Mumbai, February 17th, 2017: With Asia becoming a global hub for medical tourism, key stakeholders from across the healthcare services and ...

Medical Tourism: what you need to know

Vancouver Courier-16-Feb-2017
Released between January and September 2016, the titles include: Medical Tourism — Your Surgery Journey: A Journal of Your Experience; ...

ITC plans to set up multi-specialty hospitals to promote medical ...

HospitalityBizIndia-15-Feb-2017
Besides hospitals and medical tourism, ITC would also set up a plethora of related facilities, including “healthcare centres, mobile health ...

Chronic Renal Diseases, One Of 3 Reasons For Medical Tourism ...

Leadership Newspapers (blog)-15-Feb-2017
Chronic Renal Diseases, One Of 3 Reasons For Medical Tourism – Prof ... algorithm to conduct basic test for medical disorders including renal ...

Egypt plans to attract millions of tourists through Virus C medical ...

Egypt Independent-15-Feb-2017
Egypt's Health Ministry has announced its medical tourism program for Hepatitis C virus patients, in coordination with the Tourism Ministry.

Sisi to sponsor medical tourism conference in Sharm el-Sheikh next ...

Egypt Independent-15-Feb-2017
A press conference will be held on March 2 to announce the details and sessions of the medical tourism conference, which will be held in ...

Greece aims for healthy medical tourism growth

The National-15-Feb-2017
The benefits of medical tourism for the economy are several. It acts as a revenue generator by attracting foreign visitors, often leaning more ...

Merida's air connectivity facilitates medical tourism

The Yucatan Times-14-Feb-2017 
Merida's Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport is one of the important factors cementing the White City's reputation as a very desirable ...

Need medical tourism to retain foreign tourists: Ex President, GTTA

TravelBizMonitor (press release) (registration)-14-Feb-2017 
According to a report by Prakash Kamat in The Hindu, Francisco Braganca, the ex-president of Goa Travel and Tourism Association (GTTA) ...

Malaysia medical tourism set to achieve US$290m target revenue

Channel NewsAsia-14-Feb-2017 
KUALA LUMPUR: The medical tourism industry in Malaysia is expected to achieve its target revenue of RM1.3 billion (US$290 million) this year ...

Medical Tourism: The Benefits of Seeking Healthcare Abroad

Outbreak News Today-13-Feb-2017 
By some estimates, nearly 1 million Americans every year seek healthcare treatments provided by professionals outside the United States.

Medical tourism to generate RM1.3b revenue in 2017

The Star Online-13-Feb-2017 
KUALA LUMPUR: The medical tourism industry in Malaysia is expected to achieve its targeted revenue of RM1.3 billion this year, said Malaysia ...

Opinions divided on Goa's medical tourism potential
Times of India-12-Feb-2017 

Dubai's advantages as the new medical tourism hub

Khaleej Times-12-Feb-2017 
Dubai has numerous advantages that make it a prime destination for medical tourists, according to medical tourism facilitators and locally ...

'Need medical tourism to retain foreign tourists'

The Hindu-12-Feb-2017 
PANAJI: The ex-president of Goa Travel and Tourism Association, Francisco Braganca, on Saturday said foreign tourist arrivals have become ...

The naira's down, and so's medical tourism

Daily Trust-11-Feb-2017 
The drought hasn't gone without notice, say medical tourism facilitators- the middlemen who link prospective patients (read: clients) with ...

Government reaffirms commitment to making Edo medical tourism ...

Guardian-10-Feb-2017 
Obaseki said that Edo was strategically positioned to be a medical tourism destination, adding that the government would do its possible best to ...

Outlook of medical tourism expected to be positive

The Star Online-10-Feb-2017 
KUALA LUMPUR: The outlook of Malaysia's medical tourism industry is expected to be positive in the long term with the burgeoning demand ...

The decline of Singapore medical tourism | IMTJ

IMTJ-09-Feb-2017 
Singapore was a leading medical tourism destination with ambitious plans for expansion. Rising costs and lack of transparency in private ...

MTQUA first in Sri Lanka

IMTJ-09-Feb-2017
Lanka Hospitals has become Sri Lanka's first health care provider to achieve international medical tourism accreditation from the Medical ...

Maha Medical-tourism to double in 2 years: Valsa Nair Singh

The Dollar Business-09-Feb-2017
The Maharashtra state tourism department is focusing seriously on medical tourism and newer avenues such as fort-tourism. The state ...

Outlook of medical tourism sector expected to be positive

Malay Mail Online-09-Feb-2017
As of 2015, the revenue generated via medical tourism stood at RM1 billion, contributed by more than 850,000 medical travellers to Malaysia.

New visa rules for India will help medical tourism

IMTJ-08-Feb-2017
Aiming to attract more tourists and boost trade, the government has approved a new liberalised visa policy that includes a long-term ...

Cashed-up Chinese 'IVF tourists' to fly in to Melbourne

Herald Sun-08-Feb-2017
An agreement signed with AC International Medical Tourism on Wednesday means Monash IVF will treat 100 Chinese women this year, with ...

Delta govt moves to make DELSUTH Medical Tourism destination ...

Daily Trust-08-Feb-2017
In a bid to make Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, as the preferred destination for medical tourism in Nigeria, the ...

Medical Tourism market grows in Mexico and the Yucatan

The Yucatan Times-08-Feb-2017
Mexico is one of the top 10 nations in the Americas for Medical Tourism. It is considered an ideal destination for this market segment, due to its ...

North Texas Woman Warns of Medical Tourism Dangers

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth-08-Feb-2017
North Texas Woman Warns of Medical Tourism Dangers. By Bianca Castro. processing... What do you think? Privacy policy · NEWSLETTERS ...

Las Vegas becoming destination for plastic surgery tourism

Las Vegas Review-Journal-06-Feb-2017
Dr. Jeffrey J. Roth, with Las Vegas Plastic Surgery Inc., 9280 W. Sunset Rd, holds a mirror while discussing plastic surgery medical tourism on ...

JAMPRO head says Jamaica is ready for health and wellness tourism

Jamaica Observer-06-Feb-2017
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) — President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards, says the country's medical talent ...

Afab eyes investments in medical tourism

Business Mirror-02-Feb-2017
MARIVELES, Bataan—The Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (Afab) is looking to attract investments in medical tourism at the free-port ...

Lack of confidence in health sector, reason for medical tourism ...

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)-02-Feb-2017
THE Honourable Minister of Health for State, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has attributed frequent tourist medical trip of Nigerians to overseas to the lack ...

India's medical tourism gets Africa's attention

Independent Online-02-Feb-2017
A hospital in Jhind, India. The country has been flaunted as a global leader in “medical tourism" since the 1990s.

Japan to steer medical tourists to 'international' hospitals

Nikkei Asian Review-31-Jan-2017
TOKYO -- Japan's government will recommend hospitals as destinations for inbound medical tourists, starting with a list of 28 facilities scattered ...

The International Healthcare Tourism Congress (IHTC) 2017: paving ...

IMTJ-31-Jan-2017
The International Healthcare Tourism Congress (IHTC) 2017: paving the way for India's medical tourism industry ...

New data on Thailand medical tourism

IMTJ-31-Jan-2017
According to estimates by Thailand's Economic Intelligence Centre, although medical tourism makes up less than 9% of all visitors to Thailand, ...

Task force promotes Columbia for medical tourism

Columbia Daily Tribune-29-Jan-2017
During Brian Treece's successful campaign for Columbia mayor, he hinted about a plan to promote the city as a destination for medical tourism.

Medical Tourism Is a Golden Opportunity for Greece

Greek Reporter-28-Jan-2017
The necessary institutional interventions that will help the development of medical tourism in Greece dominated the recent meeting of the ...

Integrated medical tourism hub mooted in city

The Hindu-28-Jan-2017
The Telangana government is contemplating an integrated medical tourism hub in Hyderabad on the lines of T-Hub in the field of information ...

Safety Precautions for Medical Tourists

Medical Tourism Magazine-27-Jan-2017
According to Patients Without Borders, the medical tourism market size is estimated to be worth at least $45 billion with an estimated 1,400,000 ...

Visa problems for Saudi Arabia

IMTJ-23-Jan-2017
Medical tourism in Saudi Arabia is mostly outbound as visa rules restrict inbound medical tourism. Visas are hard to come by for people to visit ...

Survey on India's medical tourism revenue

IMTJ-23-Jan-2017
For the first time, the Indian government will seek to estimate medical tourism revenue and include it in India's growth figure, to make the latter ...

Medical tourism – a new segment at ITB Berlin

IMTJ-23-Jan-2017
For the first time ITB Berlin 2017 will offer a specialist segment for medical tourism. Medical service providers, hotels and destinations will be ...

President's UK vacation or medical tourism?

The Punch-23-Jan-2017
If President Muhammadu Buhari's latest voyage to the United Kingdom is 100 per cent a vacation, as announced by the Presidency, then, ...

Private jet charters for Chinese medical tourists

IMTJ-20-Jan-2017
The top destinations for mainstream Chinese medical tourists are Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

Potential Canadian consequences if Trump dumps Obamacare

News1130-17-Jan-2017
Medical tourism is a destination experience activity. And if the government doesn't get behind it, you end up with a cacophonous message to ...

Jamaica has competitive edge in medical tourism, says Ramocan

Jamaica Observer-16-Jan-2017
High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Seth George Ramocan (right) shares a photo opportunity with operators of the Zierlich International ...

New hotels target medical tourism trend

Charleston Post Courier-15-Jan-2017
While so-called medical tourists have been around for years, seeking out treatment at specialized hospitals far from their homes, their numbers ...

Jamaica has Competitive Edge in Medical Tourism – HC Ramocan

Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service-15-Jan-2017
Photo: Vivienne Siva High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Seth George Ramocan (right), shares a photo opportunity with ...

Bataan freeport aspires to grow medical tourism industry

The Manila Times-14-Jan-2017
INVESTORS in medical tourism must take a closer look at the inherent potentials of the Freeport Area of Bataan, probably one of the most ...

Medical Tourism Revenues Double

Financial Tribune-14-Jan-2017
Iran's revenues from medical tourism have more than doubled over the last 12 months, according to the vice president of the Association for ...

Bahrain government reduces medical tourism spend

IMTJ-13-Jan-2017
Bahrain intends to reduce the number of citizens sent for treatment abroad. Bahrain is set to fly medical experts in to the country as part of a ...

Taiwan medical tourism helped by increase in non-Chinese patients

IMTJ-10-Jan-2017
The first 9 months of 2016 saw a decline in the number of Chinese medical tourists visiting Taiwan, but increased numbers from Europe, North ...

Systemic failure in Goa leads to miscarriage of medical tourism

Oherald-07-Jan-2017
Goa has all the other ingredients to make an excellent destination for medical tourism. AJIT JOHN finds out that lack of medical standards and ...

GCM to assist in promoting Greek medical tourism | Neos Kosmos

05-Jan-2017 - Despite the economic crisis, Greece is continuing to make a name for itself in the health and medical fields, and is fast becoming a popular ...

ANA to offer Japan medical tourism packages

Nikkei Asian Review-05-Jan-2017
TOKYO -- Airline group ANA Holdings is getting into the medical tourism trade, looking to make long-term fliers of affluent Chinese and others ...

Rein in private sector charges to revive S'pore as medical tourism hub

TODAYonline-03-Jan-2017
Medical tourism was once seen as a potential key driver of our economy, but it has been increasingly difficult for Singapore to maintain its ...

Medical Tourism to Guatemala Grew Over 12% This Year

The Costa Rica Star-31-Dec-2016
Tourism to Guatemala for medical, health and wellbeing services brought in over US$66 million last year, and the sector is growing quickly.

More Americans Are Expected to Leave for Medical Treatments

Paste Magazine-31-Dec-2016
This year, an estimated eleven million people scaled the globe for low-cost medical procedures. For the most part, these “medical tourists” ...

Medical Tourism Can Possibly Push Up Hotel Activities: Best ...

TravelersToday-31-Dec-2016
An barely noticed part of the tourism industry is medical tourism -- a niche ... many American hotel chains are lining up their hotels near medical ...

Report: Chinese Medical Tourism Grows by 500 Percent in 2016

Jing Daily-31-Dec-2016
According to a report released by China's leading online travel marketplace, Ctrip, the Chinese medical tourism market grew by a staggering ...

Medical Tourism 1 In 8 Int'l Trips By 2025

PYMNTS.com-23-Dec-2016
Visa, in partnership with Oxford Economics, recently released a study exploring trends that are accelerating and reshaping the growth of the ...

QC wants to be top medical tourism stop

The Standard-23-Dec-2016
As an initial step, Mayor Herbert Bautista tasked the city's Tourism department to host a meeting with different medical tourism stakeholders, ...

Hong Kong targets China for medical tourism

IMTJ-23-Dec-2016
Hong Kong should develop medical and beauty tourism to meet the rising demand from mainland China. New research report on Mainland ...

Medical tourism leads to hospital-hotel partnerships

Healthcare Dive-23-Dec-2016
Capitalizing on the trend of patient travel, real estate developers are building hotels near major medical facilities, according to The New York ...

Will the wall damage medical tourism to Mexico?

IMTJ-16-Dec-2016
The future of Mexican medical tourism may not be as bad as it looks. The chances of the wall being built in Trump's five-year term look ever ...

Lanka Hospitals, first hospital to receive USA's medical tourism ...

Ceylon Daily News-16-Dec-2016
Lanka Hospitals recently became Sri Lanka's first healthcare provider to achieve international medical tourism accreditation from the US-based ...

New measures will reduce Kuwaiti medical tourism

IMTJ-14-Dec-2016
Kuwait is bringing in new laws that will reduce outbound medical tourism and privatise healthcare. The country posted a $15bn deficit in its last ...

Egypt pivots to medical tourism

Al-Monitor-14-Dec-2016
“Tour n' Cure, what are you waiting for?” With these words, English journalist and documentary filmmaker Tim Coleman ended a video ...

40% drop in medical tourism numbers to Jordan

IMTJ-13-Dec-2016
Jordan's medical tourism sector saw a 40% drop in numbers in the first nine months of 2016. The first nine months of 2006 witnessed an ...

Medical Crowdfunding: Raising Money…and Ethical Concerns?

Medical Tourism Magazine-13-Dec-2016
It's no secret that medical crowdfunding websites are flourishing, particularly in countries with limited or nonexistent universal healthcare ...

Kazakhstan opens medical tourism school

IMTJ-13-Dec-2016
A medical tourism school will be launched in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The centre will serve as a training facility for tourist company employees and ...

London's King's College plans to reduce Gulf medical tourism with ...

Gulf Business News-10-Dec-2016
The $200m King's College Hospital under construction in Dubai will seek to reduce the number of Gulf nationals travelling outside of the region ...

When advisories don't work, penalties do
Opinion-Khaleej Times-10-Dec-2016

For medical tourists, cash ban a bitter pill to swallow

Hindu Business Line-10-Dec-2016
Thailand and other countries with a growing medical tourism industry may have welcomed the demonetisation drive in Indian. In the current ...

Nigeria: Health Minister to Reverse US$1 Billion Medical Tourism ...

AllAfrica.com-09-Dec-2016
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has expressed concern over the huge capital spending on medical tourism by Nigerians, stating ...

Regulation planned for medical tourism to Israel

IMTJ-08-Dec-2016
The Ministerial Committee on Legislation has approved a bill to regulate medical tourism to Israel. A register will be compiled of medical ...

'Nigeria can attract N500b yearly from medical tourism'

Guardian-07-Dec-2016
Despite weak infrastructure and poor funding, Nigeria has adequate human resources to reverse brain drain and make the country a medical ...

Rich Chinese medical tourists next target

Bangkok Post-06-Dec-2016
Some 483,000 people travelled from China for medical tourism last year. ... to lure more ultra-luxury medical tourism trips by very-rich Chinese ...

Medical travel alliance to promote Sri Lanka's health tourism

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka-05-Dec-2016
Sri Lanka is seeking international medical tourism certification for health and wellness providers and agencies countrywide to maintain highest ...

Astana Adopts Tourism Concept Focusing on Events, Business, Health

Astana Times-05-Dec-2016
We will focus on the development of business, event and medical tourism. Now, Astana has a wide range of facilities to host large-scale events.

MEDICAL TOURISM IN THAILAND STILL VERY ATTRACTIVE

Tourism Review-05-Dec-2016
In full bloom, medical tourism in Thailand brings together tourists interested in both cosmetic surgery and therapeutic treatments. In 2015, this ...

Revised Indian e-visa policy to benefit medical tourism industry

Business Standard-05-Dec-2016
Medical tourism is an inherent strength of our country and our healthcare system. The country is at the unique cusp of cost effectiveness with ...

Medical tourism earnings to enter growth figures

Economic Times-05-Dec-2016
NEW DELHI: The government will estimate for the first the income it earns from medical tourism and include it to calculate India's growth figure, ...

City turns new medical tourism hub for Hepatitis C patients

Bangalore Mirror-30-Nov-2016
“The huge disparity in costs of the treatment between India and Western countries brought about revolution in medical tourism,” Dr Asthana ...

Rome to enter the medical tourism market

IMTJ-30-Nov-2016
Italian authorities plan to invest in and develop medical tourism and benefit from the growing numbers of medical tourists. The country offers ...

Iran takes first steps into medical tourism | IMTJ

ICHHTO has issued licenses to 14 medical tourism agencies. The schemes are aimed at eliminating unauthorized middlemen who exploit the ...

Maharashtra aims to become top medical tourism destination

Economic Times-29-Nov-2016
MUMBAI: Maharashtra is aiming to emerge as the top destination for medical tourism through health care facilities, well-trained medical ...

India's earnings from medical tourism could exceed US $8 billion by ...

International Business Times, India Edition-28-Nov-2016
The Chairman of the Apollo Hospitals Group, who has been giving us updates on Jayalalithaa, discusses healthcare needs, medical tourism ...

The demonetisation effect: medical tourism takes a big hit

YourStory.com-28-Nov-2016
Demonetisation has hit medical tourism hard as neither the hospitals nor the government is coming to the rescue of patients who have been ...

Thailand eyes medical tourism with new visa plan

TODAYonline-26-Nov-2016
BANGKOK — Thailand has come up with a new visa scheme in a bid to boost its medical tourism sector. On Tuesday, the Thai Cabinet ...

India medical tourism gets Africans attention

Big News Network.com-26-Nov-2016
Since the 1990s India has been flaunted as a global leader in "medical tourism," defined as the travel of people to a place other than where ...

I'm a doctor, not a gatekeeper turning 'health tourists' away

The Guardian-25-Nov-2016
'I am a clinician, not an immigration officer. My job is to care for my patients irrespective of their race, religion, sexuality or nationality.

UAE the fastest growing medical tourism hub

gulfnews.com-25-Nov-2016
Dubai: The UAE is the world's fastest growing medical tourism hub poised to become the world's top destination with the total health ...

Hudibia Mobile App to reduce medical tourism

National Mirror-24-Nov-2016
A new mobile application known as Hudibia, has been established which can enable medical experts consult with patients anywhere in the ...

Nigeria partners India to stem Medical Tourism

Bella Naija-24-Nov-2016
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday invited Indian health experts to participate in its proposed health ...

UAE the fastest growing medical tourism hub

gulfnews.com-24-Nov-2016
Dubai: The UAE is the world's fastest growing medical tourism hub poised to become the world's top destination with the total health ...

On Your Side: Medical tourism patients offer warnings with their ...

ABC6OnYourSide.com-23-Nov-2016
Many choose it because of the savings, which can be as much as 80 percent compared to the cost of medical procedures in the United States.

150.36bn Outbound Medical Tourism Services Market In North ...

Leadership Newspapers-23-Nov-2016
The North America outbound medical tourism services market is expected to reach a market valuation of US$ 15.53 billion by 2016 end and is ...

Medical Tourism – a new segment at ITB Berlin

Hospitality Net-23-Nov-2016
For the first time ITB Berlin 2017 will be fully devoting a platform to medical tourism, which has become an important fast-growing market.

Medical Tourism's Bright Forecast

Human Resource Executive Online-22-Nov-2016
Medical Tourism's Bright Forecast. Despite some fears by both workers and benefits departments, the medical-tourism market is set to become ...

medical tourism gets pacemaker from China

CCTV-22-Nov-2016
The outbound medical tourism market is growing at a rapid pace, with many wealthy Chinese patients seeking health care and wellness ...

A struggle for cash for medical tourists

The Hindu-21-Nov-2016
Medical tourism facilitators reported that many patients were unprepared for the situation, and some were asked by hospitals to delay the date ...

Medical Tourism Is Booming for One Startling Reason

LifeZette-21-Nov-2016
Nearly 80 percent of the demand for medical travel is driven by cost savings. Medical tourists spend between $7,475 and $15,833 per medical ...

Demonetisation hits medical tourism from Bangladesh

Sify News-21-Nov-2016
The Centre's decision to demonetize high value currency is preventing patients from Bangladesh coming to India for ...

Medical tourism takes a hit

The Hindu-20-Nov-2016
The City of Pearls, one of the emerging hubs of medical tourism, is likely to be impacted in the short term by demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs.

New rules on medical tourism agents in India

IMTJ-19-Nov-2016
Indian regulator NABH has launched accreditation rules for medical tourism agents. Empanelment of Medical Value Travel for Medical ...

Representative: Election has no impact on Auburn medical tourism ...

Lewiston Sun Journal-19-Nov-2016
This is an artist's rendering of what a redeveloped Lunn and Sweet Building could look like as a medical tourism destination. Chinese ...

Foreign patients flying to Florida for medical treatment, Tampa Bay ...

ABC Action News-18-Nov-2016
According to the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, the Medical Tourism Association is considering holding its 2017 conference in Tampa.

Lack of trained doctors, therapists in punchakarma affects growth of ...

pharmabiz.com-17-Nov-2016
Ayurveda treatment sector in Kerala is facing many bottlenecks in developing Ayurveda medical tourism and the first and foremost one is lack of ...

Medical tourism to India is a racket, says minister

Guardian-17-Nov-2016
On the medical tourism to India racket, Adewole said: “I sat down as a minister and the first thing is I kept on getting these request of people who ...

Medical tourism in India to grow at 20-25% over next 5 years: Nomura

International Business Times, India Edition-17-Nov-2016
Rising internationally accredited healthcare facilities and lower costs are boosting medical tourism in India, Nomura said in a report.

Call to tap potential of wellness tourism

The Hindu-16-Nov-2016
Inaugurating a conclave on Health and Wellness Tourism organised by ... the Governor said the entry of medical and wellness tourism would ...

Singapore, Japan can work together to get an edge in medical tourism

The Straits Times-16-Nov-2016
With fierce competition among medical hubs, attention is being paid to how to expand the market for medical tourism ("Medical tourism ...

Refuting the claims of a "medical tourism expert"

IMTJ-16-Nov-2016
I recently read an article by somebody claiming to be an expert on global medical tourism that looked at the future of British medical tourism ...

Make Maha preferred medical tourism destination: Guv

Business Standard-16-Nov-2016
The Apollo Group should make conscious efforts along with other hospitals to make Maharashtra the preferred destination for medical tourism in ...

Medical tourism sector witnessed 40% drop in first nine months of ...

Jordan Times-09-Nov-2016
AMMAN — Although there are several emerging markets for medical tourism in the region, Jordan is still distinguished by its skilful human ...

Medical tourism is helped by rise in non-Chinese patients

Taipei Times-07-Nov-2016
Despite the decline in the number of Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan, the medical tourism industry has enjoyed steady growth, thanks to a ...

Korea to host medical tourism exhibition in UAE

The Korea Herald-07-Nov-2016
South Korea will host a medical tourism exhibition in the United Arab Emirates to lure more Middle Eastern patients in need of advanced ...

The Importance of Medical Tourism to Us

YourStory.com-07-Nov-2016
Medical tourism is the concept where in people travel to another city or country to get medical treatment. The main reason behind this travelling ...

FG loses $1bn yearly to medical tourism – Dr. encourages Nigerians ...

Bella Naija-06-Nov-2016
“The country is losing at least one billion dollars on annual basis to medical tourism abroad; if we reduce the trend and retain that money in our ...

Israel Makes Headway in Medical Tourism Legislation

Medical Tourism Magazine-05-Nov-2016
Along with this growth, the Ministerial Committee approved a bill to regulate and to maintain “fairness” to Israeli citizens, medical tourists and ...

Healthpoint hospital keen to expand with medical tourists targeted

The National-04-Nov-2016
The Mubadala-owned multi-speciality hospital Healthpoint expects to expand its capacity and services as it eyes medical tourists next year.

The Rise of Medical Travel in Russia

Medical Tourism Magazine-04-Nov-2016
No matter what comes to mind when you think of Russia, odds are it isn't droves of international travelers arriving for state-of-the-art medical ...

Saudi Arabia looks to build on medical tourism

gulfnews.com-4-Nov-2016
Jeddah: When Faisal Banjar founded Arabian Gulf Medical Tourism Agency he secured what he thought was an important contract with the ...

Tucson Officials Looking for Piece of Medical Tourism Pie

Arizona Public Media-04-Nov-2016
Despite the myriad trade connections between Arizona and Mexico, local officials and members of the health care industry see a gap: medical ...

Thailand seeks to boost medical tourism segment

Thailand Business News-03-Nov-2016
Last year the medical tourism segment maintained its record of strong growth, with local media reporting foreign patient numbers up 10.2% ...

Israel acts on medical tourism

micebtn-03-Nov-2016
While its government has yet to set out a clear policy regarding medical tourism in Israel, a new bill from the Ministries of Health and Tourism is ...

Philippines as a Medical Tourism Destination

Medical Tourism Magazine-03-Nov-2016
According to the Medical Tourism Association (MTA) and the International Healthcare Research Center, the Philippines as a medical tourism ...

Zimbabwe attacks medical tourism

IMTJ-02-Nov-2016
Zimbabwe is the latest African country where doctors want to reduce outbound medical tourism. Zimbabwe Medical Association congress ...

Israel approves law to develop the medical tourism industry.

4Hoteliers-02-Nov-2016
As part of the process of moving the Medical Tourism bill to the legislative track, the Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved its ...

Greece promoted as a medical tourist destination in New York

Tornos News International Edition (press release)-01-Nov-2016
According to data presented by the speakers, the worldwide turnover of medical tourism surpasses 20-30 billion dollars on an annual basis.

Affordable treatments put Nagpur on med tourism map

Times of India-1-Nov-2016
Having qualified doctors in almost all major specialties and affordable cost of treatment, the city has emerged as a medical tourism destination ...

Eye hospital outsources medical tourism marketing

IMTJ-1-Nov-2016
A specialist Indian eye hospital has outsourced all medical tourism to a specialist agency. M.M. Eyetech Hospital and Trans World Medical ...

Medical tourism a priority for Lebanon

IMTJ-01-Nov-2016
The government of Lebanon seeks to restore the country as a leading destination for medical tourists. As far back as 2001, the government set ...

New medical tourism hospital for Fiji?

IMTJ-1-Nov-2016
A hospital group is seeking to develop medical tourism in Fiji and offer health care facilities for Fijians too. Sahyadri Specialty Pacific Hospital

Beauty, medical tourism pushed for HK future

Hong Kong Standard (press release)-1-Nov-2016
Hong Kong should develop medical and beauty tourism to meet the rising demand for high-value products and services in the mainland, a think ...

Top News: Medical Tourism School to Open in Almaty

Astana Times-31-Oct-2016
ASTANA – A medical tourism school will be launched in Almaty. The centre will serve as a training facility for tourist company employees.

Thai embassy hosts seminar to promote medical tourism

Muscat Daily-31-Oct-2016
Thai embassy hosts seminar to promote medical tourism ... With an aim to boost medical tourism in Thailand, a seminar was held at the Hormuz ...

Proposal to set down principles of medical tourism approved by ...

Jerusalem Post Israel News-31-Oct-2016
“On one hand, we want to have medical tourism, while ensuring proper treatment for those who come for it,” Litzman said. “On the other hand, ...

Japan Turns Eye on Medical Tourism Before Olympics

Medical Tourism Magazine-28-Oct-2016
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has announced they will conduct a survey of the nation's medical infrastructure, ...

US medical tourism

IMTJ-28-Oct-2016
US regional ventures seek to make money from domestic and international medical tourism. New task force on medical tourism in Columbia, ...

Abkhazia is the most popular destination for Russians

IMTJ-26-Oct-2016
The most popular Russian destination for tourism is Abkhazia, once known as a prime holiday destination for the Soviet elite. It is a partially ...

Inbound Russian medical tourism quadruples

IMTJ-26-Oct-2016
Russia is usually seen as a key source of medical tourists but the weak rouble means that for overseas customers the cost of treatment in ...

The Dangerous Practice of Seeking Medical Treatments Abroad

VICE-26-Oct-2016
An estimated 1.4 million Americans will make the same choice this year, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) believes "medical tourism" ...

'Caring India' launched to facilitate medical tourism

Prothom Alo (English)-23-Oct-2016
A project to facilitate medical tourism for Bangladesh people to India was launched on Saturday. “Caring India” is a joint venture between Ezzy ...

Medical tourism: Reddington pioneers super specialist medical ...

National Mirror-23-Oct-2016
To stem the tide of capital flight resulting from seeking medical care abroad by some Nigeria's political elite, high net-worth individuals and ...

Jordan's medical tourism expertise highlighted at Ankara summit

Petra News Agency-23-Oct-2016
Amman, Oct. 22 (Petra) -- A Jordanian delegation taking part in a global summit on medical tourism in Ankara has highlighted the Kingdom's deep and ...

Is Health and Medical Tourism the Next Big Thing?

Total Croatia News-23-Oct-2016
The session for the Council of Community Health Tourism at HGK concluded that there must be a stronger promotion for medical tourism within ...

Fertility clinic sees medical tourism boost

Trade Arabia-20-Oct-2016
Medical tourism has been growing in the region over the past few years. We are pleased with the support provided by the government, and 

Corporate hospitals see big jump in patients from abroad

Hindu Business Line-19-Oct-2016
Corporate hospitals in India are increasingly attracting foreign patients for treatment which is boosting the country's image as a hub of medical ...

Bioethicist-in-Residence will explore ethics of 'medical tourism'

SIU News-19-Oct-2016
Leigh Turner CARBONDALE, Ill. -- A lecture next week at the SIU School of Law will explore the ethics of “medical tourism.” Leigh Turner ...

Valley Startup Facilitates Process Of Getting Medical Treatments ...

KJZZ-19-Oct-2016
This year, more than 1 million Americans will seek some kind of medical treatment abroad. The medical-tourism industry is booming. And one ...

Soon we may find retirement and health care in unexpected places

Idaho Statesman-19-Oct-2016
Geriatrics in the U.S. is one of the few medical fields that is not growing fast enough for the ... Thailand has long benefited from medical tourism.

Geography expert questions medical tourism study methods

News1130-19-Oct-2016
VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A medical tourism specialist is questioning the methods and results of a new study about how many Canadians ...

Medical Tourism: Nigerians go abroad for mere lab test – Health ...

Daily Trust-19-Oct-2016
A large percentage of Nigerians trooping abroad for medical tourism do so for mere laboratory test, said the minister of state for Health, Dr.

Singapore's medical tourism ambitions under threat

AsiaOne-19-Oct-2016
The region's well-heeled medical tourists are looking elsewhere for treatment, meaning that local players have had to extend their reach ...

Will Healthcare Startups Make any Difference to Medical Tourism ...

Techstory-19-Oct-2016
Global Medical Tourism is estimated at $50 to 55 bn and is one of the fastest growing sector in the travel industry. India's market size is ...

Medical tourism bears the brunt of SUM mishap

Times of India-19-Oct-2016
It is often said that medical tourism (attracting foreign patients) is a matter of time for Bhubaneswar for two reasons. First, the city will have a ...

Indian Healthcare Providers Look Beyond Medical Tourism to A ...

Huffington Post-14-Oct-2016
Over the last decade, patients from Africa have flocked to various parts of the world in search of medical treatment, driven by factors such as ...

Nigerian doctors plan to reduce medical tourism by 50%

IMTJ-14-Oct-2016
Dr Tony Philips from the Guild of Medical Directors explains, ”Medical tourism is one of the ways through which the nation loses money.

Destination Panama City Works to Bring Medical Tourism to ...

My Panhandle-14-Oct-2016
A different type of tourism is making its way to Bay County, as Destination Panama City kicked off the launch of medical tourism Thursday with a health-care ...

Chris Bode: LUTH CMD says Laparoscopic surgery will reduce ...

Pulse Nigeria-11-Oct-2016
Chris Bode, the Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital ... in laparoscopic surgery in Nigeria would reduce medical tourism.

Regional promotion of US medical tourism

IMTJ-11-Oct-2016
US regional ventures seek to make money from domestic and international medical tourism. New task force on medical tourism in Columbia, ...

90-day visa-free stay for GCC medical tourists in Thailand

Gulf Today-11-Oct-2016
DUBAI: Medical tourists along with their families and household service workers from the Gulf who opt to secure health and wellness in ...

Medical Tourism Will Help Push UAE Pharma Market to $5.6 Billion ...

Pharmaceutical Executive (press release) (registration) (blog)-11-Oct-2016
The company's latest report states that the UAE is quickly gaining popularity as a medical tourism destination due to its low costs, ...

Thailand targets medical tourists from GCC
Trade Arabia-10-Oct-2016

India targets medical tourists from Gulf region
gulfnews.com-10-Oct-2016

Ruble's Slide Has a Silver Lining: Russia Sees Explosion in Medical ...

Sputnik International-10-Oct-2016
Last week, Russian Association of Medical Tourism president Konstantin Onishchenko announced that the Ministry of Health would appeal to ...

Healthy outlook for Thai medical tourism demand

The National-10-Oct-2016
Medical tourism to Thailand from the UAE is expected to remain strong despite changes to health insurance policies in Abu Dhabi, according to ...

Brussels... the final destination for medical tourists?

IMTJ-08-Oct-2016
Brussels wants to become the final destination for medical tourism. The Belgian city is attracting French citizens for euthanasia. Euthanasia has ...

Hyderabad emerges as medical tourism hub

The Hans India-08-Oct-2016
Hyderabad: Competitive pricing, air connectivity and quality healthcare are turning Hyderabad into a major hub for medical tourism in the ...

Nigerians urged to stop medical tourism

TODAY.ng-07-Oct-2016
He said that lack of trust within the public health system, competence, skills and knowledge had made many to seek medical help in other ...

Doctors blame ignorance for medical tourism

The Nation Newspaper-07-Oct-2016
According to them, people do so not because of lack of well-equipped medical centres or indigenous expertise. Led by Dr Austin Okogun, Chief ...

Israeli hospitals must record medical tourism statistics

IMTJ-07-Oct-2016
Recent attempts over several years by the government and politicians in Israel to find out if medical tourism affects the health services offered to ...

More needs to be done to boost medical tourism, says Lee

The Star Online-07-Oct-2016
KUALA LUMPUR: More efforts will be put into spurring the nation's medical tourism industry to achieve its target of RM4.2bil in revenue by the ... 

Health ministry Targets Lucrative Medical Tourism Sector

Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service-05-Oct-2016
Medical tourism is the travel of people to a place other than where they normally reside for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment.

Insurer struggling to promote medical tourism packages

IMTJ-05-Oct-2016
Australian insurer nib is struggling to promote medical tourism to Thailand and within Australia. Medical tourism packages fail to take off.

Dubai anticipates rising numbers of medical tourists this year

The National-05-Oct-2016
Dubai expects a 12 per cent rise in medical tourist numbers this year as patients increasingly seek treatment for orthopaedic conditions and ...

Asia-Pacific recovery aids medical tourism

IMTJ-03-Oct-2016
Economic confidence in Asia-Pacific is improving so worries about falls in Chinese outbound medical tourism may be over. China is now ...

Turkey's medical tourism sector can be a hair-raising experience

The National-03-Oct-2016
Turkey earned US$5.8 billion from legal medical tourism in 2015, or nearly $10,000 per visitor. Medical treatment in Turkey costs as little as half ...

Health Ministry to target medical tourism industry

Jamaica Gleaner-03-Oct-2016
The Ministry of Health is aiming to attract more than 100,000 medical tourists to the island within the next 10 years. Director of Planning, Policy ...

Agadir Hosts First Annual Africa Medical Tourism Expo

Morocco World News-02-Oct-2016
New York – Morocco's southern city of Agadir hosted its first annual Africa Medical Tourism Expo on Friday. The aim of expo is to promote ...

We Must Ensure Speedy End To Medical Tourism – Giyan

Leadership Newspapers-02-Oct-2016
We are on the move to ensure that medical tourism is curtailed to the barest minimum so, I won't say it is totally deplorable because there was a ...

Thumbay Hospitals welcomes 6000th medical tourist

Daijiworld.com-02-Oct-2016
Thumbay Medical Tourism (TMT) – the award winning medical tourism initiative of Thumbay Group celebrated World Tourism ...

Tourism official touts PH medical tourism at DC reception

Inquirer.net-02-Oct-2016
Philippine Department of Tourism Director for Medical Travel and Wellness Tourism Cynthia C. Lazo, briefed the 2016 delegates of the World ...

People home want peace, says Pakistan woman on medical tourism

The Hindu-02-Oct-2016
Nothing had changed, said Lahore resident Sofia Joseph when she reached Delhi on Friday evening. This was the second time she had ...

Health ministry Targets Lucrative Medical Tourism Sector

Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service-02-Oct-2016
Medical tourism is the travel of people to a place other than where they normally reside for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment.

Medical tourism

Columbia Daily Tribune-02-Oct-2016
But as members of his Task Force on Medical Tourism begin work, their ... Specialty experts are in the Mayo system, but the medical attention ...

Nigeria... Call to cease sponsorship of medical tourism

IMTJ-27-Sep-2016
Despite many political speeches and promises, Nigeria has done nothing to reduce government paid medical tourism. Frustrated fellows of the ...

Johor wants to emulate Korean model for medical tourism

AsiaOne-27-Sep-2016
Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) Mohamed Khaled Nordin said that South Korea's success in positioning the country as a leading medical tourism ...

Outbound Chinese Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism Magazine-25-Sep-2016
Global Growth Markets, a market information company, found that some 483,000 people travelled outbound from China for medical tourism in ...

Medical Tourism: Where it Began and Where it is Now

Medical Tourism Magazine-25-Sep-2016
Medical tourism can be traced back to the third millennium B.C. The evidence shows that Mesopotamians traveled to the temple of a healing ...

Central European Countries- Attractive and Affordable for Medical ...

Medical Tourism Magazine-24-Sep-2016
By addressing these, you can get a clearer picture on the scope of the Central European medical tourism market. The Organization for ...

Brexit's Effects on Medical Tourism: People Still Need Good Care

Medical Tourism Magazine-24-Sep-2016
The forces that drive medical tourism are complex. And in a world of swiftly-changing politics and economics, people who battle life-threatening ...

Potential for Fiji's medical tourism

Fiji Times-24-Sep-2016
A COMPANY involved in the medical business says it has a very positive outlook on the development of facilities in Fiji for medical tourism.

The Future of Artificial Organ Transplants in Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism Magazine-24-Sep-2016
Given the cost of artificial organ transplants, countries that focus on attracting medical tourists could greatly benefit from the growth of this ...

Why Medical Tourism Professionals Need to Speak with HR ...

Medical Tourism Magazine-24-Sep-2016
This is why EHBC is integrated with the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMT&GHC). Because medical tourism could ...

Yucatan promotes medical tourism in the United States and Canada

The Yucatan Times-24-Sep-2016
In addition, the same strategy to attract Medical and Wellness Tourism as well as more visitors to the state, will be displayed at the ninth World ...

Sun, sand and surgery: Dubai's plan to become a medical tourism hub

Gulf Business News-24-Sep-2016
Dubai is looking to cement its position as the region's go-to hub for medical tourism, but does it have what it takes to compete on a global level?

Health's Medical Tourism Program: Clinical Expertise and Hoosier ...

Medical Tourism Magazine-23-Sep-2016
The growth of the Indiana University Health program is notable in the competitive world of medical tourism. In 2013 when Indiana University ...

Dubai Gearing Up for Incoming Patients

Medical Tourism Magazine-23-Sep-2016
The Ministry of Health is projecting that by 2020, more than one million medical tourists will visit Dubai each year. And, during 2015-2020, the ...

Author: Medical Tourism Magazine

Medical Tourism Magazine-23-Sep-2016
The Certified Medical Tourism Professional® (CMTP) certification provides healthcare professionals, travel agents, facilitators, insurance ...

Medical Tourism Index | Leading Industry Tool

Medical Tourism Magazine-23-Sep-2016
The Medical Tourism Index (MTI) is the standard-bearer for those contemplating travel outside their country of origin for a medical procedure.

Medical Tourism - A Growing Retail Heath Strategy

Huffington Post-23-Sep-2016
Now that the U.S. is well-acknowledged to be the most expensive healthcare system in the world,medical tourism is both in-bound and, ...

Wellness Tourism, The Past, The Present and The Future

Medical Tourism Magazine-22-Sep-2016
The true origin of wellness tourism goes back to the first group of people who discovered the clean fresh mountain air and healing hot springs ...

Nigeria should balance medical tourism – Experts

Daily Trust-20-Sep-2016
Minister of health, Professor Isaac Adewole said that as oil prices are falling, and budgetary allocation dwindling, reversing medical tourism and ...

How Scripps and Baptist Health South Florida are responding to ...

Becker's Hospital Review-20-Sep-2016
Medical tourism has gained popularity in recent years as people across the world look to access less expensive or better quality medical ...

Council OKs Crowne Plaza Medical Tourism Project, Neighbors Object

Warwick Post-20-Sep-2016
[CREDIT: Rob Borkowski} Kelly Coates of development firm Carpionato Group speaks about the Crowne Plaza medical tourism project, ...

Foreign patients throng Assam for treatment

The Sentinel-19-Sep-2016
“Baruah Health Care Centre has initiated the International cases of Medical tourism & Telemedicine in Assam which was in sync with the ...

Doctors, Siemens, Fidelity Bank, Form Pact Against Medical Tourism

Leadership Newspapers-19-Sep-2016
The Guild of Medical Directors, Siemens-biostadt and Fidelity Bank have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which is geared ...

Medical tourism: In Indian hospitals, life-saving treatments for ...

The Express Tribune-19-Sep-2016
A hub of medical tourism, India attracts hundreds of patients every year from not just Pakistan but all over the world. According to the 2015 ...

Russia becoming more attractive as medical tourism destination

Russia Beyond the Headlines-19-Sep-2016
The number of foreigners coming to the country as medical tourists is on the rise, and has brought the state billions of rubles in extra revenue, ...

Medical tourism in Turkey: Stay healthy while traveling

Daily Sabah-18-Sep-2016
Along with the U.S. and Germany, Turkey is among the top 10 destinations for medical tourism. Turks offers competitive treatment options for ...

BONNAR for MCARTHUR| Medical tourism becoming popular ...

640 Toronto News-15-Sep-2016
“I just felt that was it, I was going to find a solution outside of the system.” Would you do this? What do you think about medical tourism?

Q&A: Examining the medical tourism market in the US

Healthcare Dive-15-Sep-2016
However, there are still ways for providers in the country to improve its medical tourism market, especially since it's still relatively new and ..

Doctors plan to reduce medical tourism by 50%

National Mirror-14-Sep-2016
Philips said medical tourism was one of the ways through which the nation loses its fortunes, and that promises by government to halt the trend ...

Slow progress on India medical tourism plans

IMTJ-14-Sep-2016
The notoriously slow bureaucracy of any government body in India means that promises to help promote medical tourism are not being met.

Novel approach to medical tourism

IMTJ-14-Sep-2016
It is 2021 and the small African nation of Mkanda, anxious to lift itself from poverty, legalises doctor-assisted suicide to encourage a new type of ...

Medical tourism growing in popularity with Canadians

CTV News-13-Sep-2016
More Canadians are choosing medical tourism over the country's wait times to have surgery but researchers say the long-term risks could ...

Medical tourism conference attracts curious few in Ottawa

CBC.ca-13-Sep-2016
A sparsely attended convention in Ottawa offered people a view on what kind of procedures and destinations are available to Canadians ...

Medical Tourism Task Force in Columbia, MO

Medical Tourism Magazine-10-Sep-2016
Because of this development, Mayor Brian Treece initiated a task force to establish Columbia as one of the main medical tourism destinations ...

Patients without borders: Medical tourism trade show comes to Ottawa

Ottawa Citizen-10-Sep-2016
A trade show is coming to Ottawa this weekend that showcases offerings for medical tourists from about 30 hospitals and clinics in countries ...

Medical Tourism a win – win situation

The Costa Rica Star-10-Sep-2016
According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Medical Tourism Market is accounted for $17.1 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach $57.2 billion by ...

Medical tourism from China declines

China Post-10-Sep-2016
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Medical tourism is one of the six industries to bear the brunt of the drastic decline in the number of tourists from mainland ...

Inspiring Speakers at the World Medical Tourism Congress 2016

Medical Tourism Magazine-08-Sep-2016
Today, everything is changing in the medical tourism industry. What are you doing to expand your network of providers and stay ahead of the ...

Government says it won't get into 'medical tourism'

Cayman Compass-08-Sep-2016
Although it has been granted the legal designation to participate in “medical tourism,” the government has no intention of going into that ...

Chhattisgarh Tourism Board set to boost medical tourism in State

The Hitavada-08-Sep-2016
Chhattisgarh Tourism Board is all set to boost medical tourism in the State and will focus to bring awareness among the masses about ...

New hospital aims to attract medical tourists

IMTJ-08-Sep-2016
A new hospital in the South American country of Colombia is targeting medical tourists. The International Hospital of Colombia has 1192 beds ...

Scope for medical tourism

Fiji Times-08-Sep-2016
A MEDICAL company is trying to develop medical tourism in Fiji and make tertiary health care facilities for Fijians. Sahyadri ...

Voyageur Publishing barred from medical tourism conference

ITIJ-07-Sep-2016
Voyageur Publishing staff have been banned from attending a conference in Washington D.C., US, run by the Medical Tourism Association ...

Strategic Planning for Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism Magazine-07-Sep-2016
Shorter-range or strategic planning for medical tourism is something to consider, since many businesses in the industry are relatively new.

MEDICAL TOURISM IN COSTA RICA

The Costa Rica News-06-Sep-2016
By far these are the ones that make the greatest impact in shaping someone's decision on whether to explore medical tourism in Costa Rica.

Medical value tourism: The next jewel in India's crown

Hindustan Times-06-Sep-2016
Over seven million foreign tourists visited India last year. Leisure and business accounted for most, but there was a small segment that came for ...

State to form medical society to woo patients from abroad

The New Indian Express-04-Sep-2016
At the inauguration of third edition of International India Medical Tourism Congress (IIMTC)-2016, held here on Saturday, he said it would take ...

Specialist: Up Healthcare Status First Then Look At Medical Tourism

Fiji Sun Online-03-Sep-2016
A medical specialist has suggested Fiji will up the status of its healthcare facilities first before looking into medical tourism. Dr Hari Prasad ...

Government support for Jordan medical tourism

IMTJ-3-Sep-2016
Jordan government has agreed to recommendations to help assist hospitals promoting medical tourism to Jordan. Cabinet has approved many ...

Group eyes medical tourism development in Fiji

Fiji Times-2-Sep-2016
But as far as Fiji is concerned, SSPHL is looking to promote and make Fiji a destination for medical tourism, in particular for open heart ...

Columbia mayor introduces medical tourism task force

Columbia Daily Tribune -1-Sep-2016

Medical Tourism On Agenda For CPA Congress Speaker

Fiji Sun Online-29-Aug-2016
Medical tourism has been a much talked-about at both industry level and Government level but not much progress has been seen in this area.

New research report shows growth in Thailand's medical tourism ...

IMTJ-31-Aug-2016
A short research report from C9 Hotelworks Market Research called, 'Phuket medical tourism market' suggests that Australia and China are the ...

Medical tourism growing, but obstacles hamper trend in US hospitals

Healthcare Dive-31-Aug-2016
According to a recent report by Visa and Oxford Economics, the global medical tourism market totaled $439 billion in 2015 and will grow 25% ...

Technology driving rise of medical tourism

The Nation-27-Aug-2016
MEDICAL TOURISM is a fast-growing industry, with an increasing number of patients seeking affordable or specialised treatment outside their

Save Thousands As A Medical Tourist In These 5 Countries

Huffington Post-26-Aug-2016
It's not uncommon for these medical tourists to save tens of thousands of dollars — or even more — on medical treatments without sacrificing on ...

2015 medical tourism data published for Poland

IMTJ-26-Aug-2016
New data published by the Polish Association of Medical Tourism show that dentistry and cosmetic surgery are the most popular services ...

Mystic Mountain boss to set up rehab in Blue Mountains in medical ...

Jamaica Gleaner-26-Aug-2016
Drakulich is also banking on the proposed government incentives for medical tourism to push ahead with his plans. Meanwhile, the ...

Medical tourism agency Gorgeous Gateways on New Zealand ...

IMTJ-26-Aug-2016
A Kiwi medical tourism company is on New Zealand television, promoting its ...Medical tourism supporters argue that local surgeons are just ...

Why Singapore's medical tourism threats don't hurt Raffles Medical

Singapore Business Review-26-Aug-2016
Despite looming threats from medical tourism on Singapore's private healthcare, Raffles Medical Group (RMG) has not yet felt any impact, ...

Living Cell Technologies considers 'medical tourism'

Scoop.co.nz (press release)-26-Aug-2016
The next step on from medical tourism under its business strategy is scaling up the GMP manufacturing process, developing NTCELL for other ...

Global medical tourism meet in Hyderabad

The Hans India-26-Aug-2016
Hyderabad: Medical tourism industry experts and other related professionals from over 50 countries are expected to take part in the third edition ...

Centuria aims to put Philippines in the medical tourism map ...

Business Mirror- -24-Aug-2016

AFTER establishing a solid reputation as a quality developer, Century Properties Group is set to make a difference in the health-care industry ...

Hyderabad to host International Medical Tourism Congress in ...

Economic Times-24-Aug-2016
HYDERABAD: Hyderabad is set to host the third edition of International India Medical Tourism Congress (IIMTC) in September in a bid to push ...

Top 5 countries for medical tourists and retirees to save big on ...

CNBC-20-Aug-2016
In fact, healthcare systems in other countries can be equally as good—if not ... The influx of foreigners in Costa Rica has also been a big incentive for private hospitals to ...

Medical tourism among Americans expected to rise

BenefitsPro-20-Aug-2016
But medical tourism goes both ways. Among those for whom cost is a concern, the U.S. health care system is not an ideal vacation destination.

Customizing a Cure: The Pioneering Science Behind Cancer ...

Medical Tourism Magazine-19-Aug-2016
For decades, conventional treatments like chemotherapy and radiation have been a medical hallmark for combating the spread and growth of ...

IBM's Watson Diagnosed Patient in Ten Minutes

Medical Tourism Magazine - 19-Aug-2016

Medical Tourism Growing at IU Health

Inside INdiana Business-19-Aug-2016
The director of the international patient services program at Indiana University Health says the system's burgeoning medical tourism efforts ...

Centre promoting medical tourism in a big way: Mahesh Sharma

Business Standard-19-Aug-2016
Medical tourism has witnessed a growth of around 28 per cent in the last three years, Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Thursday, and ...

Odisha needs 1100 more beds by 2025 to attract medical tourists

Business Standard-18-Aug-2016
To promote Odisha as a medical tourism destination, the state needs to add 1,100 specialty hospital beds by 2025, with an investment of ...

Attempts to resolve medical tourism issues in Cyprus

IMTJ-16-Aug-2016
The division makes it much harder for North and South to promote medical tourism. The North hoped to attract people from Turkey, but Turkey ...

15% of Foreign Visitors in Costa Rica Are Medical Tourists

The Costa Rica Star-16-Aug-2016
Medical tourism internationally a big business Affordable healthcare isn't a myth. In fact, healthcare systems in other countries can be equally ...

India's Medical Tourism Boom

The Diplomat-16-Aug-2016
“Unlike Thailand where every patient gets [a] medical visa on arrival, India still ... A medical visa costs more than a tourist visa and requires ...

Medical Tourism As An Engine Of Economic Growth

Forbes Middle East-15-Aug-2016
The U.S. is currently the largest outbound market for medical tourism with around 2.5 million patients travelling abroad at an estimated spend of ...

Save Thousands as a Medical Tourist in These 5 Countries

International Living-13-Aug-2016
It's not uncommon for these medical tourists to save tens of thousands of dollars—or even more—on medical treatments without sacrificing on ...

Mayor touts Columbia as medical tourism mecca

Columbia Daily Tribune-13-Aug-2016
Mayor Brian Treece wants to capitalize on Columbia's plethora of hospitals and surgical centers to market the city as a destination for health ...

Experts underscore need to tackle rising global problem of stem cell ...

News-Medical.net-13-Aug-2016
Stem cell medical tourism and unproven stem cell interventions are growing and concerning issues for patients afflicted with lung disease.

US government advice on outbound medical tourism

IMTJ-11-Aug-2016
Official advice in the USA on outbound medical tourism is rare, but the CDC has updated advice. CDC suggests that many outbound medical ...

Exponential Growth Projected in the Medical Tourism Industry

The Maravi Post-11-Aug-2016
In simple words, the term Medical tourism means the act of traveling to another country in search of better, affordable and sustainable medical ...

FG To Upgrade Health Facilities In A Bid To Reverse Medical Tourism

CHANNELS TELEVISION-11-Aug-2016
Isaac Adewole, Primary Healthcare, WHO The Federal Government says it is committed to upgrading health facilities across the country for ...

Some States Spend Big to Attract Medical Tourists

Governing-11-Aug-2016
Joe McNamara, a state representative in Rhode Island, likens medical tourism in his state to the iconic line in "Field of Dreams": If you build it, ...

Global Medical Tourism Market Analysis & Trends - Industry ...

PR Newswire (press release)-11-Aug-2016
NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Medical Tourism Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 18.4% over the next ...

Largest medical tourism event in the world set to break new records

eTurboNews - 11-Aug-2016

Shehu Sani: Senator advocates massive investment to tackle medical ...

Pulse News Agency Local By NAN- 9-Aug-2016
Sen. Shehu Sani has called for massive investments in the health sector to block the annual $1.5 billion capital flight for medical tourism by political elites. Sani made ...

Jordan to boost medical tourism sector

Hotelier Middle East-9-Aug-2016
The Jordainian Cabinet has approved the recommendations of a committee to boostmedical tourism to the Kingdom. Plans to boost medical ...

Nigeria: Stop Sponsorship of Medical Tourism Now, Healthcare ...

AllAfrica.com-9-Aug-2016
Ibadan — Fellows of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria has called on the federal government to slam an immediate ban on ...

Medical tourism to Thailand from Oman on the rise

Times of Oman-9-Aug-2016
Bumrungrad Hospital treats Omani medical tourists for all kinds of conditions and even has a wing for Muslim visitors and special dietary rules.

Drs. Oz & Roizen: ' Medical tourism' is a dangerous idea

Online Athens-9-Aug-2016
I'm using the health-care exchange in New York state, and my plan won't cover diabetes screening at my doctor's office because the ...

Are Korea medical tourism numbers rising or falling?

IMTJ-9-Aug-2016
South Korea works on improvements to regain cosmetic surgery numbers, but may not be tackling underlying problems. Health ministry claims ...

Terrorism destroys hopes of medical tourism revival in Turkey

IMTJ-9-Aug-2016
New problems destroy hopes that diplomatic rapprochement with Israel and Russia would help boost weak medical tourist numbers to Turkey.

Books & Beer author takes on health care, medical tourism

WiscNews-9-Aug-2016
Holtz explains that the novel was born out of personal experiences as well as news stories about medical tourism. “Much like one of the main ...

Private hospitals hope for swift action to boost medical tourism

Jordan Times-9-Aug-2016
AMMAN — The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) on Monday said that it hoped measures to boost medical tourism would be implemented ...

SPA Business: Georgian Hub of Medical and Wellness Touris

The FINANCIAL- 8-Aug-2016
The ads are alluring and impossible to miss: a tranquil atmosphere featuring relaxed and beautiful people, all of whom ...

Cabinet approves recommendations to boost medical tourism | Jordan ...

AMMAN - 8-Aug-2016
The Cabinet on Sunday approved the recommendations of a committee to boost medical tourism to the Kingdom, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. ... Home » Local »Cabinet approves recommendations to boost medical .... The Jordan Times is an independent English-language daily ...
 

Home Saudi Arabia Growing revenue peps up investors in tourism sector. Saudi Arabia ...

Famed Brazilian plastic surgeon Pitanguy dies at 93

The New Indian Express - 8-Aug-2016
BRAZIL: Ivo Pitanguy, a plastic surgeon renowned for his celebrity patients and for turning Brazil into a beauty surgery mecca, died Saturday in ...

FG Committed To Reduce Medical Tourism Through Upgrade ...

NTA News-5-Aug-2016
FG Committed To Reduce Medical Tourism Through Upgrade ... to support the Federal Government to stem the tide of Medical Tourism.

Exponential Growth Projected in the Medical Tourism Industry | By ...

Hospitality Net-5-Aug-2016
In simple words, the term Medical tourism means the act of traveling to another country in search of better, affordable and sustainable medical ...

In wake of ISIS threat, India checks tourists coming on medical visas

India Today-5-Aug-2016
Medical tourism in India is on the rise. The figure of tourists visiting India for medical treatment from different countries over the past four years, ...

This Cancer Genetics Startup Hopes To Boost Medical Tourism In HK

Forbes-5-Aug-2016
Yung also thinks its non-invasive genetics services for cancer patients can encouragemedical tourism in Hong Kong especially for patients ...

Number of medical tourists coming to India more than doubles

Daily Mail - 5-Aug-2016

Medical Tourism or Medical Misadventure?

Medical Tourism Magazine-5-Aug-2016
A New Zealand TV station is promoting medical tourism through a hyped reality series, “Beauty and the Beach”, which promises to showcase ...

Liberia: Time to End Medical Tourism - Govt Spends Much On ...

AllAfrica.com-5-Aug-2016
THIS CAN ONLY BE DESCRIBED as what has been aptly coined as medical tourism--the flying of government officials and citizens abroad to ...

New rules for medical and health tourism E-visas to India

IMTJ-4-Aug-2016
Indian national government has amended the e-visa rules for 150 countries on health and medical tourism. Visa procurement to India will ...

Nizamiye Hospital: Curbing Medical Tourism in Nigeria

This Day - 4-Aug-2016

Time to End Medical Tourism: Gov't Spends Much on Officials Health ...

Front Page Africa-4-Aug-2016
THIS CAN ONLY BE DESCRIBED as what has been aptly coined as medical tourism—the flying of government officials and citizens abroad to ...

India makes its mark as a medical tourism hotspot: 8 insights

Becker's Orthopedic & Spine-4-Aug-2016
India is an attractive candidate for medical tourism, in part because of its ability to leverage various technological innovations, according to Your ...

Booming Medical Tourism Industry in Emerging Economies to ...

Yahoo Finance-3-Aug-2016
Additionally, the flourishing sector of medical tourism in developing countries will have a sizeable impact on the consumption of a variety of ...

Africa spends $1 billion a year on outbound medical tourism

IMTJ-3-Aug-2016
Africa is estimated to lose over $1billion a year on medical tourism abroad, according to World Bank statistics for 2015. Africa is exporting ...

Cut backs in Abu Dhabi for state funded medical tourism

IMTJ-3-Aug-2016
Abu Dhabi citizens must pay 50% of the costs of out of state treatment if available in Abu Dhabi. Aim is to increase the share that citizens and ...

How technology is adding innovation in medical tourism

YourStory.com-3-Aug-2016
India is no stranger to medical tourism. Advanced medical expertise combined with economical pricing makes it a profitable place to get ...

Africa: Is Medical Tourism Good or Bad?

AllAfrica.com-2-Aug-2016
To some, this word "medical tourism" might sound strange or even new. But it simply means travelling abroad in search of healthcare that is ...

Thailand's medical tourism thrives

TTR Weekly-2-Aug-2016
BANGKOK, 2 August 2016: Thailand has once more been confirmed as one of Asia's top medical tourism destination in the company of ...

Proposed Medical Facility for Chinese Tourists in Auburn Behind ...

Maine Public Broadcasting-2-Aug-2016
The goal was to open the medical tourism center in 2017, but it appears it will take awhile longer for the project to come to fruition. Draped over ...

Dubai targets medical tourists

Travel & Tourism News Middle East-1-Aug-2016
In April 2014, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown prince of Dubai, approved Dubai's medical tourism strategy, sowing ...

RAK Hospital partners with Ethiopian Airlines to facilitate medical ...

Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)-1-Aug-2016
RAK Hospital has partnered with Ethiopian Airlines to facilitate specialised treatments and health checks for medical tourists from African ...

Medical tourists visiting Latvia mostly choose diagnostics and dental ...

Baltic Times-1-Aug-2016
Foreign medical tourists visiting Latvia to undergo treatment generally opt for various diagnostics and dental services, the president of the ...

Medical tourism: the effective pill for Goa

The Navhind Times-1-Aug-2016
If you are a resident of Calangute-Candolim, beach belt of north Goa, you'd know the thriving practice of dentists in the locality. Most of them ...

Medical tourism thriving in India

The Navhind Times-1-Aug-2016
Medical tourism is a growth sector of India's tourism industry. With healthcare in developed countries getting costlier significant numbers of ...

Medical Tourism to India seeing phenomenal rise

Medical Dialogues-31-Jul-2016
New Delhi: As an indication to Indian medical tourism gradually gaining popularity globally, inquiries about 'M' or medical visas at Indian ...

Risks for Chinese medical tourists going to the USA?

IMTJ-30-Jul-2016
Traditionally, medical tourists travel from high-income countries to middle and low-income countries seeking health care at a lower price. With a ...

First medical tourism surgery in the British Virgin Islands

IMTJ-30-Jul-2016
The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) seeks to attract medical tourismpatients go to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for medical treatment ...
 

CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula and her husband, plastic surgeon Dr. David Cangell, ...

JAMPRO woos US investors to promote medical tourism to Jamaica

IMTJ-29-Jul-2016
The Do Business Jamaica forum on medical tourism in Washington, D.C and Atlanta, Georgia, promoted business opportunities within ...

e-visa regime may be extended to medical tourism, business tourists ...

Business Today-29-Jul-2016
"We have e-visa for 150 countries. We are reforming the e-visa regime further. We are trying to extend it to medical tourism and business ...

Ras Al Khaimah becomes hub for medical tourists from Africa

Gulf Today-28-Jul-2016
RAS AL KHAIMAH: Riding on the concerted efforts of the government and private sector, medical tourism in the UAE has witnessed a steady ...

Cheaper treatment gives boost to medical tourism in India

India Today-28-Jul-2016
According to the data available with Ministry of Tourism, as many as 96,856 foreigners have visited India on Medical Visa till June this year.

Medical tourism industry valued at $439 billion, poised for 25 ...

Tornos News International Edition (press release)-28-Jul-2016
The global medical tourism industry is set to boom in the coming years, with a new report forecasting an annual growth rate of up to 25% over ...

Medical tourism is big business: 80000 Omanis traveled to Thailand ...

Al-Bawaba-27-Jul-2016
Explaining why his country is a major hub for medical tourism, Katavetin said affordable hospital care, state-of-the-art equipment, well-trained ...

Medical tourism on the rise in Lativa

IMTJ-27-Jul-2016
The number of medical tourists to Latvia increased by 10% in 2015, and Russian numbers rose too. Total amount of services provided by the ...

Malaysia medical tourism figures 2015

IMTJ-27-Jul-2016
Malaysia generated RM588.6 million in healthcare travel revenue between January and September 2015, with the target for the full year set at ...

The Rise of Medical Tourism

Newsweek ME-27-Jul-2016
The changing dynamics in medical tourism is shifting focus from traditional destinations to new age leaders that are excelling at their specialties ...

Medical tourism to grow 25% per year

Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)-27-Jul-2016
The global medical tourism industry is set to boom in the coming years, with a new report forecasting an annual growth rate of up to 25% over ...

Thumbay Group, the pioneer of UAE medical tourism

Khaleej Times-24-Jul-2016
Thumbay also spoke on how the UAE is evolving as a hub for medical tourists from all over the world. Inbound medical tourism, he noted, has ...

Medical tourism in Latvia gaining popularity among Ukrainians

Ukraine Today-22-Jul-2016
More and more Ukrainians tend to travel to Latvia on medical purposes rather than search treatment in Ukraine. Medical tourism is gaining ...

Global issue of obesity possible opportunity for medical tourism

IMTJ-22-Jul-2016
Obesity is a growing problem that offers opportunities for medical tourism. European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) says obesity ...

In Spite of Mexican Healthcare Challenges, the Medical Tourism ...

Medical Tourism Magazine-22-Jul-2016
The Mexican healthcare system has many challenges to overcome in order to become a truly sustainable sector. Low patient-to-doctor ratios ...

BookDoc's Partnership With Agoda Gives A Boost To Medical ...

Vulcan Post (press release)-21-Jul-2016
Medical emergencies are never planned for nor invited. ... As Chevy puts it, “In this region alone, medical tourism is worth about USD6 billion.

Medical Tourism at CRK

Sun.Star-19-Jul-2016
Former tenant Pres. Noy has endured his stay at the presidential rest house stoically. His only complaint was that his sex (love) life was like ...

Australian start up targets Chinese medical tourists

IMTJ-19-Jul-2016
An Australian/Chinese partnership seeks to turn online medical opinions into Chinesemedical tourists. Coyiu, backed by the Commonwealth ...

Originally published as The $400b war for medical tourists

NEWS.com.au-15-Jul-2016
MEDICAL tourism has become an international battleground as western countries join the rush to lure travellers seeking self-improvement at a ...

Saudi Arabia's new plans limit outbound medical tourism

IMTJ-15-Jul-2016
Saudi Arabia's National Transformation Plan will reduce outbound medical tourism. Plan to promote more efficient government services and to ...

Medical tourism promotion spurs Yucatan health sector

The Yucatan Times-15-Jul-2016
Greene started by saying that SEFOTUR's dedicated medical tourism website, yucatanhealthcare.com, has received more than 20 million visits, ...

Metro Clark eyed as medical tourism area
Sun.Star-15-Jul-2016

Tourist numbers down in Turkey

IMTJ-14-Jul-2016
Number of Russians, Germans and British tourists visiting Turkey are down in 2016, affecting Turkey's medical tourism market. Far fewer ...

Spaincares outlines medical tourism ambition

IMTJ-14-Jul-2016
It also estimates that medical tourism brings in 500 million euros, even though the sector is still in an early stage of development. With such ...

Medical tourism to Dominican Republic results in multistate ...

Healio-14-Jul-2016
Interviews with the affected patients suggested that many participated in medicaltourism to save money, according to David Schnabel, MD, ...

Read FG's Plan To Reverse Rising Trend Of Medical Tourism Abroad

BuzzNigeria.com-13-Jul-2016
To reverse the rising trend of medical tourism to foreign countries, the Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday, July 11, has disclosed it ...

Busan hospitals seek to boost Russian medical tourism

The Korea Herald-12-Jul-2016
The city government co-organized the event to bolster the city's foreign medical tourism. While in Moscow, Dong-a will sign agreements with the ...

Malaysia... Challenging perceptions in health tourism

IMTJ-12-Jul-2016
The rising demand for instantaneous quality care continues to drive Malaysia's medical tourism industry. With only 150,000 medical tourists ...

Spanish wellness experts invest in Georgia's medical tourism

Agenda.ge-08-Jul-2016
Spain's Relais of Termal Group are interested in Georgia's Racha and Imereti regions, where there is potential to develop medical tourism.

Report: Medical tourism to drive healthcare hubs in Johor, Penang ...

Malay Mail Online-07-Jul-2016
File picKUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — Malaysia's multi-million medical tourism industry is expected to fuel the rise of healthcare hubs in Johor, ...

Medical Tourism: Commonwealth doctors vice chair slams Buhari

Vanguard-07-Jul-2016
BENIN—VICE President Commonwealth Medical Association and a former National President NigerianMedical Association, NMA, Dr Osahon ...

Costa Rica Medical Tourism; What Are the Costs of Medical ...

The Costa Rican Times-06-Jul-2016
Costa Rica Medical Tourism – Many people come to Costa Rica to get their medical procedures taken care of due to lower prices and high ...

Latest medical tourism predictions for Dubai

IMTJ-06-Jul-2016
As part of the Dubai medical tourism project, Dubai Medical Tourism has a target for 2020 of half a million international medical tourists, plus ...

Boost for medical tourism

The Star Online-05-Jul-2016
ISKANDAR PUTERI: Johor has the potential to become a regional medical tourismhub, said state Tourism, Domestic Trade and Consumerism ...

UNWTO/ETC Roundtable discusses wellness and medical tourism

Hospitality Net-05-Jul-2016
The Roundtable 'Exploring Health Tourism' gathered a group of ... and explore the growing segment of wellness and medical tourism.

Medical tourism grows

TTR Weekly-04-Jul-2016
KUALA LUMPUR, 4 July 2016: Medical tourism to Malaysia is expected to increase according to a report released, last week, by Malaysia's ...

Yale University Professor Endorses Medical Tourism Advances In St ...

South Florida Caribbean News-04-Jul-2016
Therefore, it was significant when Dr. Redmond unreservedly endorsed recent advances in medical tourism in St. Kitts and Nevis, with the 

Medical tourism emerges as economic engine for Yucatan

The Yucatan Times-01-Jul-2016
Medical tourism is developing into an important economic engine in Yucatan, and three experts on this phenomenon participated in a ..

Hyderabad doctors give big boost to medical tourism

Times of India-1-Jul-2016
Hyderabad doctors give big boost to medical tourism. Prabeerkumar Sikdar. New-age doctors from corporate hospitals have been winging out ...

Meson de la Luna Hotel provides a strategic base for medical ...

The Yucatan Times-29-Jun-2016
The percentage of guests staying for medical reasons is about 20% of ... The national and international medical tourism has a dynamic effect, ...

Bahrain seeks Russian investors for medical tourism development

IMTJ-29-Jun-2016
Bahrain's government is targeting Russian investors to develop healthcare facilities for medical tourists. With the low price of oil forcing the ...

Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta awarded the Best Medical Tourism ...

Indiainfoline-29-Jun-2016
Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta awarded the Best Medical Tourism Hospital by ... Medical tourismcertification from MTQUA is the only global ...

KPJ leverages on medical tourism to boost earnings

The Borneo Post-29-Jun-2016
KUCHING: KPJ Healthcare Bhd (KPJ Healthcare) is leveraging on medical tourism to enhance its earnings. The research arm of M&A ...

Brexit to Disrupt British Medical Tourism?

Medical Tourism Magazine-27-Jun-2016
Yesterday, June 23, the people of Britain voted for British exit ( Brexit ). Britain will be the first country to leave the 28-member EU. After six years ...

Stem Cell Therapy Advances Put Grand Bahama On Medical ...

Bahamas Tribune-27-Jun-2016
... said the government has moved forward with a bold and aggressive plan to market the island as a prime destination for medical tourism.

Founder of 'Medical Tourism' Firm Accused of Defrauding Infertile ...

Times of San Diego-24-Jun-2016
The founder of a San Diego-based medical tourism company was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he stole more than $2 million ...

Jordan's medical tourism debts rise while tourist numbers fall

IMTJ-22-Jun-2016
Hospitals in Jordan are owed $180 million by medical tourists and the number of Libyan and Yemeni medical tourists is down 80%. The large ...

The Evolving World Of 'Money Is No Object' Medical Tourism

Forbes-21-Jun-2016
Medical tourism is when people travel to other countries for healthcare services. Traditionally, those in countries with less capable medical care ...

Malaysia bolsters efforts to attract medical tourists from Myanmar

Myanmar Times-20-Jun-2016
Malaysia is stepping up efforts to compete with Singapore and Thailand to attract Myanmar medical tourists. This weekend, the Malaysia ...

Medical tourism stifles growth of private sector - experts

New Vision-17-Jun-2016
Prof. Khama Rogo, the lead Health Sector Specialist with the World Bank and Head of the World Bank Group's Health in Africa Initiative said ...

First medical tourism surgery done at hospital

BVI News Online-14-Jun-2016
The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has reported a major development in its quest to practice medical tourism, which will see patients ...

Lawmaker pushes for medical tourism to generate jobs

The Manila Times-14-Jun-2016
Among the priorities of Romero is medical tourism that makes Thailand famous and now contributing USD25 billion in government's coffer ...

Health Ministry to Limit Impact of Medical Tourism

http://hamodia.com-14-Jun-2016
YERUSHALAYIM - The Health Ministry intends to place significant limitations on health tourism in Israeli hospitals. The new regulations will ...

Guwahati becoming medical tourism hub

Assam Tribune-12-Jun-2016
Experts in the health sector attribute this emerging trend – which can be termed as the beginning ofmedical tourism in the region – to low-cost ... 

Experts move to stem medical tourism in Rivers

TODAY.ng-12-Jun-2016
Teams of medical experts have moved to stem medical tourism in the country with special concentration in Rivers State. The medical experts, who are ...

Apollo Hospitals sees medical tourism business doubling in 3 years

Business Standard-09-Jun-2016
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd is expecting the business from international patients to double in the next three years. International patients pay ...

Charting new growth in India's medical tourism market

Financial Express-09-Jun-2016
With India offering lowest cost and highest quality treatment, it has become a hub ofmedical tourism destination. Atandra Ray reports.

Nigeria's Buhari 'broke promise to end medical tourism'

BBC News-08-Jun-2016
A leading Nigerian doctor has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of reneging on a promise to end "medical tourism" by seeking treatment ...

Health Care Five minutes with... Linda Abdullah, head of Dubai ...

Gulf Business News-03-Jun-2016
As part of the 'Dubai, a Global Destination for Medical Tourism project, our target for 2020 is to attract half a million international medical tourists 

Medical tourism, more elderly flyers among reasons for airport med ...

Times of India-01-Jun-2016
For one, it is a popular entry point for medical tourists. Then again, Mumbai has the Tata Memorial hospital, which attracts cancer patients from ...

Medical tourism: Falling oil prices & Middle East tourism

Bangkok Post-30-May-2016
Weak economy has reduced flow of medical tourists to Thailand, reducing revenue at leading hospitals such as Bumgrungrad but govt has ...

The scourge of medical tourism

National Mirror-28-May-2016
Many influential Nigerians have penchant for seeking medical treatment abroad despite the fact that their ailment could be handled in our local ...

Phoenix Fast Becoming 'Medical Tourism' Destination for Patients ...

KOMO News-27-May-2016
Leaving home for medical care, also known as domestic medical tourism, is becoming a more common practice for those who struggle to find care at home or ...

ISI's 'medical tourism' alarms security agencies

India Today-26-May-2016
Two Pakistani nationals, identified as Ahmed Khan Durrani and Afghan Abdul Qadri, used the medical-tourism method to arrive in New Delhi.

Buyer Beware: Medical Tourism For Hair Transplants Can Have ...

PR Newswire (press release)-25-May-2016
GENEVA, Ill., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While medical tourismfor cosmetic surgery is a growing trend, the lure of scenic landscapes and less ...

As Chuku Partners Experts To End Medical Tourism

Leadership Newspapers-25-May-2016
The Medical Director, Dr. Abali Chuku, who is helping to drive the ... effort to reposition the hospital as it veers into medical tourism and also to ...

Top 5 Countries With Booming Medical Tourism Industry

TravelersToday-25-May-2016
World-class medical procedures and surgeries attract medical tourists to Thailand.Medical tourism grows to about 16 percent annually. Several ...

State rolls out red carpet for medical tourists

Times of India-22-May-2016
The initiative is a part of the state tourism department's plan to boost medical tourism in the state. The Union government's department of ...

End of medical tourism in sight

Vanguard-19-May-2016
Relief has come to Nigeria's health sector as India doctors and medical experts storm the country to end medical tourism estimated at over $1 ...

Penang, a medical tourism destination, needs more space

Star2.com-19-May-2016
Halaman Pulau Tikus management corporation chairman Khoo Boo Eng said his block had become the haunt of medical tourists looking for a ...

Bali aims to become medical tourism destination

Jakarta Post-17-May-2016
Already one of the world's most popular tourist spots, Bali is now aiming one step further to become a prominent medical tourism destination.

India: Charting a medical tourism map

Deccan Herald-16-May-2016
Even in recent times, India's tradition as a tourist hub, has been paralleled by its distinction as a medical tourism destination, a rare confluence ...

Medical tourism 'mirrors colonial inequalities'

Radio New Zealand-14-May-2016
More New Zealanders travelling to countries for cheap healthcare is further widening a two-tier system, both here and abroad, says Otago ...

PH ranks 8th in world as 'Medical Tourism Destination'

The Manila Times-14-May-2016
In 2015, the Philippines was ranked eighth among the top medical tourismdestinations in the world, ahead of countries such as Japan and ...

Liberty Medical Tells EDC It's Ready to Promote Medical Tourism

St, Thomas Source-12-May-2016
Medical tourism, he said, is defined as the movement of people traveling across a border to obtain medical treatment. The industry is a growing .

Global organization of scientists warn against stem cell-based ...

Globalnews.ca-12-May-2016
Indeed, there is a growing medical tourism business, in which patients desperate for treatments for serious or life-threatening illnesses travel to .

Prayut promises UAE to look after medical tourists

Bangkok Post-12-May-2016
Thailand will give the best assistance it can to tourists from the United Arab Emirates travelling to the country for medical purposes, Prime ...

 Is Manipur on medical tourism map?

KanglaOnline-08-May-2016
Medical tourism is a concept of travelling to a parti- cular destination to avail the opportunity of world class health care services, offered by the ...

Govt-sponsored Medical Tourism To End In 2017

Leadership Newspapers-08-May-2016
“We will partner to make sure that it works and reverses medical tourism. People from Ghana and Togo can come to Nigeria for medical ...

Medical visa to be made easier… where do Dubai medical tourists ...

Emirates 24|7-06-May-2016
“The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs has pledged to facilitate and make medical tourism visa procedures smoother to ..

Sex-change surgery latest on India's budget medical tourism ...

Hindustan Times-05-May-2016
The government is actively promoting India's booming medical tourism industry, including by recently overhauling a special M-visa, now issued .

Eye on medical tourism, Govt clears e-visas for patients

The Indian Express-03-May-2016
Applicants from nearly 150 countries eligible for e-tourist visas will be able to send online applications for medical visas with scanned copies of ...

Nigeria to halt $1bn capital flight in medical tourism

Naija247news-03-May-2016
Nigerian government seeks to reverse the outflow of over $1 billion spent on medical tourism yearly, the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority ...

Medical tourism on the rise

BenefitsPro-03-May-2016
When we think of “health care tourism,” we typically think of wealthy foreigners who come to the United States to receive top-notchmedical care ..

Promotion of Medical Tourism

Business Standard-02-May-2016
A National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board has been constituted to provide a dedicated institutional framework to take forward the cause .

DHA is focusing on seven specific areas to attract medical tourists

Khaleej Times-29-Apr-2016
Dubai is already more than halfway to achieving its goal of hosting half a million medical tourists a year by 2020, according to Dr Layla Al ...

Risks of medical tourism as non-stop flights to Delhi are soon ...

News1130-28-Apr-2016
And that has led to the suggestion the route could increase the number of people headed to the Indian capital for medical tourism. However, Dr.

The dark side of medical tourism: How quick and cheap treatment ...

The Province-24-Apr-2016
“I often say medical tourism is really good for some people and, unfortunately, really bad for others,” said Valorie Crooks, a Vancouver-based ...

Healthcare goes global and gives online medical tourism a boost

Eye For Travel-18-Apr-2016
A highly fragmented market, online medical tourism is nonetheless developing strongly in the most unexpected parts of the world. While global ...

Medical tourism may benefit from 'Descendants of the Sun'

Korea Times-15-Apr-2016
Skin care products, fashion and food are three of the many industries that saw increased revenues due, in part, to the success of Korean ...

Tijuana's medical tourism gets a facelift enticing more Americans in ...

The Independent-15-Apr-2016
Now, the city's thriving medical tourism industry is classing up. The developers of a cluster of luxury high-rises just across the border from ...

Medical tourism: having an op overseas adds to the everyday risk of ...

Stuff.co.nz-12-Apr-2016
Medical tourism is the practice of travelling outside one's home country for medical or surgical treatment. It includes dental tourism, but not ...

Vizag to become centre for medical tourism: Naidu

The Hindu-11-Apr-2016
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said Visakhapatnam will be developed into a hub for medical tourism. Taking part in ..

Medical tourism death: Leigh Aiple's final emails should have been ...

The Age-07-April-2016
The Malaysian cosmetics clinic where medical tourist Leigh Aiple underwent surgery before his death has defended the care he received.

Medical tourism: Private sector hospitals earn national exchequer ...

The Statesman-07-April-2016
A CII–Grant Thornton report (released in October 2015) estimates the Indian medical tourism market will grow to US$ 7–8 billion by 2020; and a ...

Nigeria: Medical Tourism - Minister Reads Riot Act to Doctors

AllAfrica.com-04-April-2016
The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has frowned at the rate of medical tourism among Nigerians and has threatened to sanction ...

Subra: Medical tourism industry to bring in RM1.3 billion

The Sun Daily-29-Mar-2016
KUALA LUMPUR: The medical tourism industry aims to bring RM1.3 billion to the nation's revenue this year, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S ...

Jobs in UAE: Medical tourism hub Dubai spurs hiring boom

Emirates 24|7-21-Mar-2016
“Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA) has in recent years been promoting the emirate as a medical tourism hub, and I expect more investment in ...

Treat in India

The Indian Express-16-Mar-2016
To optimise the potential for medical tourism, stop formulating and implementing policies in silos. And ensure adequate dissemination of ...

Medical tourism costs Alberta health system $560K per year, study ...

CBC.ca-15-Mar-2016
The study, published in the Canadian Journal of Surgery, surveyed 25 surgeons who treated 59 medical tourists between 2012 and 2013 after ...

Private hospitals look to new markets to boost sagging medical ...

Jordan Times-07-Mar-2016
Private Hospitals Association (PHA) President Fawzi Hammouri told The Jordan Times on Sunday that the medical tourism industry saw a 15 ...

Forex demand for medical tourism

The Nation Newspaper-07-Mar-2016
The decrepit state of our medical facilities and lack of upgraded training of our medical personnel have combined to push medical tourism ...

Malaysia Airlines embarks on medical tourism initiative

TTG Asia-01-Mar-2016
MALAYSIA Airlines has entered into a MoU with Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) to position Malaysia as a premier healthcare ...

Nigeria: 'Nigerians Spent US$1.3 Billion On Medical Tourism in ...

AllAfrica.com-29-Feb-2016
AS Nigeria search for ways to exit the club of countries seeking medical tourismabroad, experts have said Nigerians spent a whopping sum of ...

Malaysia sharpens its focus on medical tourism

Oxford Business Group-26-Feb-2016
Rising demand for private health care will continue to drive expansion in Malaysia'smedical tourism industry this year, although increasing ...

Economic Survey 2016: E-tourist visa extension, medical tourism to ...

Economic Times-26-Feb-2016
Measures such as extension of duration of stay to 60 days under eTV instead of 30 days, extending eTV facility for medical tourists are also ..

$1bn spent on medical tourism signals opportunities for local investors

BusinessDay-22-Feb-2016
The estimated $1billion spent on medical tourism by Nigerians can provide six world class hospitals with at least 238 beds… This content is for ...

Kerala medical tourism body elects office-bearers

Hindu Business Line-09-Feb-2016
In its efforts to promote healthcare tourism initiatives, leading hospitals in Kerala have formed a consortium to promote the State as a medical ...

A Decade Ago: Soi dog woes as medical tourism grows

Phuket Gazette-03-Feb-2016
“We must turn Phi Phi back into a paradise for tourists, so there must be ... Even ten years ago, the medical tourism industry was booming, with ...

Why foreign medical treatment could be dangerous to your health
NAIJ.COM-02-Feb-2016

The countries where people go for medical tourism

Washington Post-01-Feb-2016
The national government even includes a Medical Tourism Office. As one consultant put it: “In Switzerland, you get watches and chocolate

Medical tourism: FG marshals National Health Agenda – Minister

Daily Trust - 28-Jan-2016
 

Cosmetic surgery tops in Dubai's fastest growing medical tourism

Emirates 24|7-25-Jan-2016
After generating Dh1 billion in revenue spend from internationalmedical tourists in 2015, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is looking for ..

Challenges in medical tourism

Nation News-23-Jan-2016
SINCE 2011, OUR TEAM has undertaken significant on the ground research in Barbados about the country's developing medical tourism ...
 

Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma on Wednesday launched the National Medical and ...

'Radiation vacation' and other medical tourism contribute estimated ...

ActionNewsJax.com-9-Jan-2016
In the past year, Action News Jax has shown you a local hospital's unique treatment for cancer. It's called proton therapy, and more people are ...

Medical tourism: More Chinese seek services overseas

Tornos News International Edition (press release)-6-Jan-2016
"China could become one of the biggest outbound markets for medical tourism, probably within the next couple of years," said Jonathan ..
 

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$40 million Auburn medical tourism plan progresses behind the ...

Lewiston Sun Journal-3-Jan-2016
This is an artist's rendering of what a redeveloped Lunn and Sweet Building could look like as a medical tourism destination. Chinese ...
 
Medical tourism flourishing in Asia

The Oakland Press - 1-Jan-2016
Countries across Asia are pouring resources into medical tourism, hoping to attract patients from overseas seeking cutting-edge treatment, ...

 Gujarat govt to announce new medical policy

Moneycontrol.com - 28-Dec-2015

Medical tourism

Highlands Today-26-Dec-2015
SEBRING — About 30 percent of Newsom Eye & Laser Center's business comes from medical tourists like a security company owner and his .

New Narita medicine school to court 'medical tourists'

Asahi Shimbun-25-Dec-2015
Japan's first new school of medicine in 38 years will open close to Narita Airport in Chiba Prefecture with the aim of capitalizing on the “medical ...

Investors eager to pump money into Jamaica medical tourism

Caribbean360.com (subscription)-22-Dec-2015
Dr. McNeill said his ministry has been involved in various projects geared at improving medical entities to facilitate areas of medical tourism

Will Health Tourism Disrupt America's Hospitals?

Newsweek-20-Dec-2015
The country is one of many trying to build its medical tourismindustry, defined by the World Health Organization as travel across international ...

SL Medical Tourism potential under utilized

Ceylon Daily News-20-Dec-2015
The Medical Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka is unorganized and yet to optimise, said Mahyesh Dhanpatraj Purohit, a Healthcare Management ...

Heightened investor interest in medical tourism, McNeill says

Jamaica Observer-19-Dec-2015
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr Wykeham McNeill says several investors have indicated an interest in ...

Should local healthcare providers worry over flagging medical ...

Singapore Business Review-15-Dec-2015
Local healthcare providers need not lose sleep over medical touristsflocking to Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, according to a report by ...

Turkey sees golden egg in medical tourism, stability remains key

Today's Zaman-13-Dec-2015
“Turkey's appeal in medical tourism, both regionally and on a global scale, will continue so long as the country is not associated with security 

Govt to set up Medical Intelligence Tourism Board

Business Standard-11-Dec-2015
The Government will set up Medical Intelligence Tourism Board to facilitate inbound tourism and to generate new ideas for attracting more ..

Puerto Vallarta shows-off its Medical Tourism credentials

Vallarta Daily-10-Dec-2015
Puerto Vallarta is emerging as a major destination for medical tourism, one of the most innovative and profitable segments of tourism in the ..
 

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Medical tourism: London couple uses social media to choose ...

ETHealthWorld.com-09-Dec-2015
By not marketing their expertise abroad to woo medical tourists from developed countries, Hyderabad's corporate hospitals may be missing out .
 
 

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Medical tourism – a new frontier?

AirMed and Rescue Magazine-19-Nov-2015

Although such people, who are often referred to as medical tourists, may choose to be transported by a commercial airline to and from their ...

UAE medical tourism to exceed US $700 million

Hotelier Middle East-19-Nov-2015

UAE medical tourism revenues are expected to cross US $700 million by 2020, according to an expert from the Dubai Healthcare Authority

The Cost of Thin Part 2: The Dangers of Medical Tourism - A Warning

KATC Lafayette News-16-Nov-2015

Tresha Ryder is an Opelousas mother of two and wants to share her experience with medical tourism. She's just one of several patients in ...

Dubai Healthcare City inks deal for big medical tourism project

ArabianBusiness.com - 11-Nov-2015

According to the Medical Tourism Destination Index (MTDI) which was published by the ...

'Medical innovations to reduce medical tourism'

The Nation Newspaper - 11-Nov-2015

Rising cost, regional rivals weaken Singapore's medical tourism appeal

THE BUSINESS TIMES - 11-Nov-2015

Medical Tourism to Israel Tumbles as Ruble Sags

Haaretz-10-Nov-2015

Medical Tourism to Israel Tumbles as Ruble Sags. Government hospitals generated medical tourism revenues of $61 million last year, down ...

Resorts And Hospitals Partner Up To Make Medical Tourism ...

Forbes-08-Nov-2015

Hotel guests now need more than a body scrub and a foot massage to feel pampered when they stay at a five star resort. Travellers are now ...

Alaskans seek relief from high health care costs with medical tourism

Alaska Dispatch News-08-Nov-2015

Alaskans have been partaking in medical travel, or “medical tourism,” as it's sometimes called, for years. The state government, which is ...

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Govt support big boost to medical tourism in Asia-Pacific

Enterprise Innovation-02-Nov-2015

The medical tourism market in the Asia-Pacific region earned revenues of $9.62 billion in 2014 and is forecast to grow at a compound annual ...

Indian medical tourism industry to touch $8 billion by 2020: Grant ...

Economic Times-31-Oct-2015

NEW DELHI: As healthcare turns costlier in developed countries, India's medical tourism market is expected to more than double in size from ...

End medical tourism brain and cash drain

The Star-30-Oct-2015

Many Kenyans go to India every year as medical tourists. Partnering with India to set up affordable medical centres in Kenya will help reduce ...

 

Medical tourism still growing under Obamacare

Bend Bulletin-28-Oct-2015

Nearly 80 percent of travel for medical services is driven by cost savings, according to a 2013 survey by the Medical Tourism Association.

Bangkok Hospital Group aims to broaden medical tourism with new ...

Phuket Gazette-28-Oct-2015

This month, the group will stage the soft opening of a new 900 million baht medical tourism facility at Phuket International Hospital

Kerala Health Tourism meet to focus on medical tourism

Hindu Business Line-28-Oct-2015

Kerala Health Tourism 2015, the international conference and exhibition, will be held here at Hotel Le Meridien on October 30 and 31. The fifth ...

Ministerial nominee decries Nigeria loss of about N3bn to medical ...

Vanguard-27-Oct-2015

Folorunso, who berated medical tourism, however, called for adequate facility for Nigerian doctors to enhance their productivity and curb the ...

 

Boost for Medical Tourism

Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service-27-Oct-2015Jamaica's ability to tap into the medical tourism sector has been significantly boosted under a multi-lateral arrangement signed recently ...

Medical tourism industry expected to generate RM2b by 2020

New Straits Times Online-27-Oct-2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's burgeoning medical tourism industry is expected to generate RM2 billion annually by 2020. Deputy Prime ...

Outdated abortion laws create 'medical tourism' for interstate ...

The Guardian-25-Oct-2015

These factors were leading to extensive medical tourism to Victoria, De Costa said. “Children by Choice, an organisation who give options for ...

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Malaysia courts New Zealand patients in push for medical tourism

Stuff.co.nz-20-Oct-2015

Kiwi patients are being courted by the Malaysian government, which is offering low-cost cosmetic and dental surgery packages to promote itself ...

TMC Life eyes synergy with sister co, higher medical tourism income

The Edge Markets-20-Oct-2015

PETALING JAYA (Oct 21): Hospital operator TMC Life Sciences Bhd may collaborate with Singapore-based sister entity Thomson Medical ...

Medical Tourism and Obamacare: Self-funding Employers in Search ...

Medical Tourism Magazine-15-Oct-2015

The Affordable Care Act – or Obamacare as it's been dubbed – has enabled some Americans to afford health insurance for the first time, but ...

Government needs to boost medical tourism: FICCI

Zee News-13-Oct-2015

New Delh: Leading business chamber FICCI on Tuesday urged the Centre to take new initiatives to boost medical tourism in India including ...

Domestic Medical Tourism on Track

The New Indian Express-12-Oct-2015

CHENNAI: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Monday officially announced the 'domestic medical tourism with ...

Orlando an emerging destination for medical tourism

Orlando Sentinel-09-Oct-2015

Medical Tourism Association has recognized Orlando as the medical tourism Emerging Destination of the Year. “Top-notch healthcare in ...

Capitalise on medical tourism

Barbados Advocate-09-Oct-2015

Barbados should take advantage of the gains already being made in the area of medical tourism, while seeking to expand in this lucrative field.

Dubai moves forward with hospital rankings amid medical tourism ...

The National-08-Oct-2015

Dubai is moving forward with its plan for hospitals and clinics to be ranked according to their performance and patient satisfaction as the ...

Medical Tourism Industry in Kerala Set for a Big Leap

The New Indian Express-08-Oct-2015

KOCHI:The medical tourism industry in the state will touch $ 4 billion by 2017, according to a study conducted by the Confederation of Indian ...

Mamata Banerjee Meets Bhutan King, Discusses Medical Tourism

NDTV-06-Oct-2015

Thimphu: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- who is on a four-day visit to Bhutan - today met King Jigme Khesar Namgyel ...

Medical Tourism Hits Home For One Fargo Woman

Valley News Live - 28 Sept 2015

They're not alone in needing a passport to under-go a medical procedure. "Medical tourism" ...

Aster Healthcare to expand operations in India, will focus on health tourism

Business Standard - 28 Sept 2015

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Yobe floats tertiary hospital to curb medical tourism

Daily Times Nigeria-27 Sept 2015

The Yobe Government on Saturday said it was establishing a tertiary health facility to curb medical tourism outside the state. Dr Bello Kawuwa ...

44K medical tourists visit Egypt in 2015

The Cairo Post - 24 Sept 2015

Brazil's Currency Woes Are Good News for US Plastic Surgery Tourists

Skift - 24 Sept 2015

Innovation the key to growing medical tourism

TODAYonline - 24 Sept 2015

Medical tourism was once identified as a potential driver of Singapore's economy , but growth is now restricted as government support for the ...

Medical & Wellness Tourism Board to be set up soon

Daily Excelsior - 22 Sept 2015

Medical tourism to India gaining popularity

Hindu Business Line - 22 Sept 2015

“These schemes facilitate medical tourism and has good potential to emerge as a new ...

 

Malaysia woos more medical tourists from Oman

Times of Oman-20 Sept 2015

Muscat: Malaysia is seeking to attract more medical tourists from Oman, with its competitive prices for world-class treatment and the ...

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City's Apollo Health City is Best Medical Tourism Facility in India

The Hans India-18-Sep-2015

Adding laurels to its already shining name, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, has been adjudged as the 'Best Medical Tourism Facility' in India by ...

5 trends in the medical tourism market

Becker's Orthopedic & Spine-17-Sep-2015

The medical tourism market is expected to grow significantly over the next few years, according to a report from Market Research Store

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Visa-on-arrival mooted to boost medical tourism in State

The Hindu - 15 September, 2015

With Karnataka being a major hub for medical tourism, with many overseas patients availing treatment in top hospitals, the Department of ...

'Nigeria loses N250b on medical tourism'

The Nation Newspaper - September 11, 2015

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has raised the alarm that Nigeria loses N250 billion yearly to medical tourism. Consequently, the ...

What Is Medical Tourism?

Test Tube - September 10, 2015by Jono Simrin. With rising medical costs in the US, patients are going abroad to for cheaper care. So what exactly is medical tourism and how ...

Dubai welcomes 260000 medical tourists in first half of 2015

Yahoo! Maktoob News

“Around 40 per cent of [the medical tourists] are from outside the country,” Linda Abdullah Ali ...

India and the Cayman Islands combine forces to promote medical tourism in the Caribbean

Caribbean News Now

Medical tourism a $100-billion industry

Winnipeg Free PressDefined by Wikipedia, medical tourism or health tourism is the travel of people to another country for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment ...

Dubai's plans to become medical tourism hub will be the focus of international event

eTurboNews - 31 August 2015

Nigeria loses N250bn yearly to medical tourism

The Punch - 31 August 2015

Medical tourism flourishing in Asia

The Japan News - 30 August 2015

Japan is also seeking to expand medical tourism, but has run into difficulties securing ...

Reality check must for medical tourism

Deccan Herald-29 August 2015All is not well it seems with India's medical tourism industry. A report by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) and PHD Chamber of ...

 

Grasping Dreams: Hand Transplants Greet Medical Tourism Markets

Medical Tourism Magazine

Dr. Lee — a speaker at the 8 World Medical Tourism & Global ... While working at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, in 2009, Lee ...

 

India is poised to be the largest medical tourism hub

News24 NigeriaWith general tourism on the rise all across the globe, India is an excellent magnet attracting foreign patients for medical treatments. With the ...

Florida bill targets medical tourism, direct primary care

Orlando SentinelSenate Health Policy Chairman Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, is looking to pitch Florida as a place for people to come for medical care

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Touting, harassing foreigners,lack of infrastructure hit India's medical ...

Deccan HeraldIndia has become a favourite medical tourism destination for people from the West over the years due to availability of cost-effective treatment ...

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Khader keen for visa on arrival for medical tourists at MIA

Times of IndiaMANGALURU: Department of health and family welfare will press for visa on arrival for tourists at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) with the ...

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Dubai Hosts 118000 Medical Tourists In Q-1 2015

Live Trading NewsDubai's healthcare providers treated 118, 727 medical tourists in Q-1 of Y 2015 ... In order to fulfill its medical tourism ambitions, Dubai has also ...

Dubai medical tourism revenue tops $211m in Q1

Trade Arabia

Medical Tourism a Bright Spot as International Visitor Spending in US Was Up Slightly in First Half of 2015Skift

International traveler spending on medical tourism in the U.S. is growing faster than other ...

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Fox News Latino

Cuba deal could have unexpected silver lining: medical tourism

The Times and DemocratEvery year, thousands of people from other countries, mainly Canada and Western Europe, go to Cuba as medical tourists, often because the ...

NUAHP Wants Law To Debar Public Servants From Medical ...

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)He said the nation was not lacking seasoned medical personnel, adding ... “What they mainly go abroad to do is nothing but medical tourism.

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Favorite destination for medical tourism

Arab NewsRIYADH: Who could have guessed 25 years ago that India would grow into one of the world's most important destinations for health travellers?

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More 'medical tourists' seeking care outside the US

KOMO News

It's called "medical tourism," and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls it a worldwide, multibillion-dollar phenomenon.
The Hans India

IRCTC gets into medical tourism in a big way

Times of IndiaKOLKATA:The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Ltd, East Zone, has got into medical tourism in a big way. The Public ...

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Content Partner: Israel: A rising destination for medical tourism

Pulse NigeriaThe popularity of medical tourism is expanding globally mainly due to its greater capacity to provide safe, high quality treatments to those who ...

Dubai surging upwards in medical tourism market

eTurboNews

New push to turn Phuket into medical tourism hub

Phuket Gazette

More than 30 million baht was approved for public hospital eye-care centers.

Dubai to become leading medical tourism hub

Trade ArabiaDubai's medical tourism strategy and an increasing number of local hospitals benchmarking their facilities and services against global best ...

S'pore pricing itself out of retail, medical tourism

The Straits TimesSimilarly,we attracted foreign medical tourists with a winning combination of excellent medical care at bargain rates compared to established ...

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I-Team: Burgeoning 'Medical Tourism' Industry Puts Women at ...

NBC New YorkHow far would you go to get the perfect body? Some women in our area are traveling out of the country for plastic surgery. They do it to save ...

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UAE urged to refocus medical tourism strategy

ArabianBusiness.com

The UAE will struggle to reach its full potential as a global medical tourism hub unless Emiratis stop going overseas for procedures, according ...

Kerala Health Tourism Promotion in Kochi in October

The New Indian Express

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Medical Tourists Return After MERS Scare

The Chosun IlboMedical tourists are arriving in Korea again after the Middle East ... Abu Dhabi halted medical tourism to Korea on June 10 due to the MERS ...

Sarawak to boost medical tourism

New Straits Times Online

State Tourism Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg said the Damai beach ... Johari said medical tourism had also contributed in the increase of ...

Cut-price overseas implants a danger

Otago Daily Times

Promotion of Cruise, Medical, Adventure And Eco-Tourism

Business Standard

Malaysia seeks priority treatment for medical tourism

TTG AsiaSherene said plans include strengthening public partnership with all private hospitals involved in medical tourism and do more collective ...

Former shoe factory to be turned into medical tourism facility

WMTW Portland

Work will start immediately on a $40 million project to turn a former shoe factory in Auburn ...

Medical tourism on the rise in the Bay Area

FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV

"When you have a niche market, particularly like medical tourism that all the studies say is ...

Medical tourism with Dr. Bruce Kiessling

KTVA.com - Alaska News and WeatherHe joined Daybreak Wednesday to talk about medical tourism. “Traditionally it's where folks in a third-world country can't get the care that they ...

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Medical Tourism in India expected to reach $6 Billion by 2018

Voyagers WorldRenée-Marie Stephano, JD, President of the Medical Tourism Association says that the medical tourism industry in India is worth an estimated ...

Manila's new Asian Cancer Institute seeks medical tourists

TTG AsiaTHE NEW Asian Cancer Institute (ACI) in Manila is keen to tap more medical tourists by going into partnership with the country's Department of ...

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Citizens' healthcare takes priority over medical tourism, Letters in ...

The Straits Times

Dr Jeremy Lim's appeal to revive medical tourism should not be considered in government hospitals, as the present healthcare infrastructure ...