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Decline in overseas patients hurts London’s private hospitals

Decline in overseas patients hurts London’s private hospitals | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Revenues drop 5% as Middle East admissions fall in wake of lower oil prices
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What Nigerians spend on medical treatment abroad annually

What Nigerians spend on medical treatment abroad annually | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The House of Representatives Wednesday disclosed that Nigerians spend over $1billion (N360billion) yearly on medical treatment abroad. Countries most visit
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More patients approaching doctors to tackle obesity; bariatric surgery travel to India in decline

More patients approaching doctors to tackle obesity; bariatric surgery travel to India in decline | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it

Medical tourism agents, however, claimed that following massive coverage of Eman’s case, who remained in Saifee hospital for three months before seeking transfer to Abu Dhabi following a dispute with doctors, cases of foreign nationals opting for bariatric surgery in India has declined. bariatric surgery in India has declined

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Turks and Caicos : $7.1m paid out for overseas treatment from July to October

Turks and Caicos : $7.1m paid out for overseas treatment from July to October | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Bahamas with 80 patients; Canada with two; Cayman Islands 19; Columbia one; Dominican Republic 120; Haiti seven; Jamaica 183,
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Medical Tourism: RTI raises questions over Pakistan's medical visas to India

Medical Tourism: RTI raises questions over Pakistan's medical visas to India | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Home Affairs (Foreigners Division) said that the Indian government had not changed its policy on granting of such visas to Pakistani nationals.
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Egypt to build its first therapeutical entity to boost medical tourism

Egypt to build its first therapeutical entity to boost medical tourism | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Parliamentarian and former head of the American Tourism Federation Amr Sedky announced Tuesday the finalization of a bill stipulating the construction of Egypt’s first therapeutical entity in an effort to boost Egypt’s medical tourism. Sedky told Al-Masry Al-Youm a presidential decision will be issued as soon as a committee is formed to manage the project. The committee will … Continued
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PRG, Malaysia, eyes medical tourism market

PRG, Malaysia, eyes medical tourism market | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
PETALING JAYA: Fresh from making its foray into the healthcare business, PRG Holdings Bhd has set its sight on the lucrative medical tourism market amid a strong surge in Malaysia’s medical tourism spending.
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‘Goa must better hygiene to boost medical tourism’

‘Goa must better hygiene to boost medical tourism’ | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Panaji: To ensure that medical tourism takes off, the state must improve its hygiene parameters, chief minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday.
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Ethiopia: Long Way to Go Towards Medical Tourism - Official, Practitioners

Ethiopia: Long Way to Go Towards Medical Tourism - Official, Practitioners | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Experts and officials in the health sector accented that Ethiopia should exert efforts to reduce the huge foreign currency spent to medical tourism by building its internal capacity.
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Karnataka to standardize costs of medical tourism services - Times of India

Karnataka to standardize costs of medical tourism services - Times of India | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
BENGALURU: In a big relief to foreigners who visit Karnataka for medical tourism and traditional wellness outings, the government has decided to streamline the industry by standardizing the cost and ensuring quality services.
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India - New policy on the cards to boost medical tourism

Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Maldives are the major sources of medical value travel, followed by African countries such as Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya
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The business of medical tourism: Destination branding

The business of medical tourism: Destination branding | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The business of Medical Tourism is nothing new, however, the levels of competition and innovation it has seen recently on a global scale is.
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Visa hurdles choke Manipur’s medical tourism

Visa hurdles choke Manipur’s medical tourism | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Kh Palin did everything right over the last two decades to make insurgency-hit Manipur
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Reduce medical tourism from Nigeria, expert tells healthcare practitioners

Reduce medical tourism from Nigeria, expert tells healthcare practitioners | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
By Olasunkanmi Onifade   Abuja   -   The President, Healthcare Federation of Nigeria, Mrs Clare Omatseye, has charged medical practitioners to br
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Danes going to Germany to save money on dental treatment – The Post

Danes going to Germany to save money on dental treatment – The Post | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
It pays to shop around if you are considering dental treatment, especially if it is something more advanced than a check-up. Danes going to Germany to save money on dental treatment
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First Dubai International Medical Tourism Forum

First Dubai International Medical Tourism Forum | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Themed Reimagining Experience, the first Dubai International Medical Tourism Forum is taking place on February 20 and 21. World experts will discus
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Penang Medical College to help state become global health tourism hub

Penang Medical College to help state become global health tourism hub | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Medical College (PMC) Sdn Bhd plans to provide the necessary human capital for the state to fully explore its potential as a global leader in medical tourism and innovative healthcare.
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Costs of sending Irish patients abroad for treatment soar

Costs of sending Irish patients abroad for treatment soar | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The amount spent on sending Irish patients abroad for specialist and life-saving treatment soared by almost a third last year to €11.5 million. Figures from
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Israel Health Minister to present bill pushing medical tourism in all hospitals

Israel Health Minister to present bill pushing medical tourism in all hospitals | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
A lot of Israeli doctors work abroad due to low wages in Israeli hospitals.
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Medical Tourism in Sri Lanka to Boom with the Offer of Low-cost Services and Government Support

Medical Tourism in Sri Lanka to Boom with the Offer of Low-cost Services and Government Support | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Mumbai, Sep 21: Sri Lanka's ambition to compete with market giants like India, Malaysia and Thailand in the South Asian medical tourism industry has invigorated the country's healthcar
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Philippine Economic Zone Authority okays medical tourism project in Makati City

Philippine Economic Zone Authority okays medical tourism project in Makati City | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has approved the medical tourism project of Centuria Medical Development Corp. in Makati City.
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Medical tourism on the rise in central and eastern Europe

Medical tourism on the rise in central and eastern Europe | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Cheaper dentistry and cosmetic surgery costs tempt visitors
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Ghana government to develop policy to promote medical tourism

Ghana government to develop policy to promote medical tourism | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has stated that government is developing a policy to promote medical tourism in Ghana to serve the ECOWAS Region.
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Mexico #2 destination for medical tourism

Mexico #2 destination for medical tourism | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
In recent years medical tourism in Mexico has consolidated and gained worldwide prestige. To date, it is second in importance after the United States. Only last year the country received more than …
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