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Indian Merchants Chamber puts the spotlight on ‘Medical Tourism’ 

Indian Merchants Chamber puts the spotlight on ‘Medical Tourism’  | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it

Stakeholders from the medical tourism sector, healthcare industry, travel trade professionals, representatives from foreign regional registration offices (FRRO) and foreign diplomats shared their view points on the road map of Medical Tourism in India.

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Turks & Caicos - CRISIS AT NHIP, OVERSEAS MEDICAL TREATMENT IN DANGER 

Turks & Caicos - CRISIS AT NHIP, OVERSEAS MEDICAL TREATMENT IN DANGER  | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
CRISIS AT NHIP, OVERSEAS MEDICAL TREATMENT IN DANGER
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Korea Medical Tourism Convention to attract more Middle East patients in South Korea

Korea Medical Tourism Convention to attract more Middle East patients in South Korea | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
November 10, 2016 The Korea National Tourism Organization, the state-run tourism organization, in cooperation with the Financial News, a leading South Korean newspaper company, is set to open the Korea Medical Tourism Convention, a medical tourism exhibition aimed at attracting Middle East patients in need of advanced treatment, which will be held on November 10 and November 11, 2016 at the
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Make Maharashtra, India preferred medical tourism destination

Make Maharashtra, India preferred medical tourism destination | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it

Read more about Make Maha preferred medical tourism destination: Guv on Business Standard. Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao today called upon doctors and hospitals to work in synergy to make the state the preferred destination for medical tourism, which can serve as the stepping stone for India to be a leader in providing affordable

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The growing importance of medical tourism in Kerala, India

The growing importance of medical tourism in Kerala, India | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Dr. Venu, Principal Director at Kerala
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Medical tourism takes a hit from demonetisation in India

Medical tourism takes a hit from demonetisation in India | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
‘We are in touch with the consulate officials of various countries and have asked them to send only those patients who need emergency treatment’
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UAE the fastest growing medical tourism hub, official says

UAE the fastest growing medical tourism hub, official says | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Health care experts deliberate on how to capitalise on UAE s growing stature
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Medical tourism to India is a racket, says minister

Medical tourism to India is a racket, says minister | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Determined to improve the health fortunes of the country and as part of activities to mark his first year as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has begun fresh consultations with the privat
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Taiwan medical tourism is helped by rise in non-Chinese patients

Despite the decline in the number of Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan, the medical tourism industry has enjoyed steady growth, thanks to a change of emphasis to visitors from Europe, North America, Hong Kong and Macau.
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Saudi Arabia looks to build on medical tourism as austerity bites

Saudi Arabia looks to build on medical tourism as austerity bites | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The kingdom has developed a five-year plan to encourage medical tourists to seek treatment in its government and private hospitals
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FairMedOnline acquires medical tourism platform Caremondo

FairMedOnline acquires medical tourism platform Caremondo | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Singapore-based digital healthcare company FairMedOnline has acquired the international medical tourism platform Caremondo.
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South Sudan: Govt Scraps Treatment of Officials in Uganda

South Sudan: Govt Scraps Treatment of Officials in Uganda | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Cash-strapped South Sudan has canceled payment of medical bills for its officials in other countries, including Uganda.
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Malawi Government dumping poor patients seeking treatment abroad

Malawi Government dumping poor patients seeking treatment abroad | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Local media reports have put to light claims that Malawi government is failing to send abroad poor patients in need of special treatment in international hospitals.
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Kuwait  - ‘Health tourism’ on hold for now

Kuwait  - ‘Health tourism’ on hold for now | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: The Supreme Committee for Overseas Treatment has been cancelled and the final decision on sending Kuwaiti patients for treatment abroad now lies in the hands of special committees in hospitals, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting highly-reliable sources. Sources disclosed this step is part of efforts to eliminate financial burdens caused by the …
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Nepal - Rs 71.17 million doled out to politicians for treatment abroad

Nepal - Rs 71.17 million doled out to politicians for treatment abroad | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
myrepublica.com is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date news portal of nepal in nepali language.
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Jordan  - medical tourism sector witnesses 40% drop in 2016

Jordan  - medical tourism sector witnesses 40% drop in 2016 | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
AMMAN — Although there are several emerging markets for medical tourism in the region, Jordan is still distinguished by its skilful human resources, a representative of the sector said. Fawzi Hammouri, president of the Private Hospitals Association (PHA), said it takes years to develop the skills of human resources in the medical sectors, and Jordan has been up to this challenge, investing in its health personnel, which helped the Kingdom become a regional leader in this sector.
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FairMedOnline acquires medical tourism platform Caremondo

FairMedOnline acquires medical tourism platform Caremondo | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Singapore-based digital healthcare company FairMedOnline has acquired the international medical tourism platform Caremondo.
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Brexit implication fears for Irish patients travelling to UK for treatment

Brexit implication fears for Irish patients travelling to UK for treatment | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Concerns have been raised about the implications of Brexit for patients travelling to Britain for medical treatment.
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Outbound medical tourism gets a pacemaker from China

Outbound medical tourism gets a pacemaker from China | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The outbound medical tourism market is growing at a rapid pace, with many wealthy Chinese patients seeking health care and wellness services at top hospitals and clinics overseas.
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NHS fails to collect hundreds of millions from health tourists

NHS fails to collect hundreds of millions from health tourists | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Nigerian woman Bimbo Ayelabola (pictured), who cost the taxpayer £145,000 when she had quintuplets on the NHS said she was never billed for the treatment.
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Korea to host medical tourism exhibition in UAE

Korea to host medical tourism exhibition in UAE | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
South Korea will host a medical tourism exhibition in the United Arab Emirates to lure more Middle Eastern patients in need of advanced treatment, the state-run tourism agency said Monday. The Korea Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will co-host the "Korea International Medical Tourism Convention" in the UAE capital city of Abu Dhabi from Thursday to Friday. A total of 2
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Arizona Officials Looking for Piece of Medical Tourism Pie

Arizona Officials Looking for Piece of Medical Tourism Pie | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Tucson, Pima County working with medical industry to attract tourists from Mexico for elective procedures.
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‘Jordan medical tourism sector witnessed 40% drop in first nine months of 2016’

‘Jordan medical tourism sector witnessed 40% drop in first nine months of 2016’ | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
AMMAN — Although there are several emerging markets for medical tourism in the region, Jordan is still distinguished by its skilful human resources, a representative of the sector said. Fawzi Hammouri, president of the Private Hospitals Association (PHA), said it takes years to develop the skills of human resources in the medical sectors, and Jordan has been up to this challenge, investing in its health personnel, which helped the Kingdom become a regional leader in this sector.
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The growing importance of medical tourism in Kerala, India

The growing importance of medical tourism in Kerala, India | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Dr. Venu, Principal Director at Kerala Tourism
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Tanzania Cuts Expenditure on Medical Tourism

Tanzania Cuts Expenditure on Medical Tourism | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The cost of treating a patient with heart complications overseas is four times more costly than doing it within the country.
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