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CDC updates guidance for USA travellers

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated Americans. Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination,...

Vietnam Docosan healthcare booking app to expand

Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Docosan helps patients avoid long waits by letting them search and book doctors through its app. It has recently received...

Cayman Islands: HCCI clinic opens

Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) reports that their Cayman Brac clinic has opened. The new clinic provides specialised and tertiary type hospital services for...

Limits to USA hospital price transparency

In spite of a new price transparency rule that requires all USA hospitals to publish the prices of common health services, comparing prices across...

Reducing outbound medical travel from Qatar

A new healthcare law with compulsory insurance, and better local healthcare in Qatar, is likely to reduce outbound medical tourism. The draft law will make...

Expanding healthcare options in Dubai

The healthcare market for international patients is growing in Dubai. Fakeeh University Hospital, a smart health-care facility, has now opened, and the Dubai Health...

New CEO for Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council

Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) has announced the appointment of En. Mohd Daud Mohd Arif as its new CEO. En. Mohd Daud previously served as...

Oman bans medical travel to India

Omanis with medical visas for India have been ordered not to travel. Just as Omanis were being allowed to go to India with a medical...

USA ‘Do Not Travel’ bans

The U.S. State Department has issued travel bans to over 100 countries including many Americans’ favourite medical tourism destinations. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose...

Hair Transplants: A flagship for medical tourism?

In the last decade, the hair transplant industry grew by 192% according to the International Society Of Hair Restorations, helped in part by lowering...