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Israel opens to vaccinated medical travellers

Israel has now removed every country from its 'red' list, reopening the skies and allowing Israelis to travel anywhere in the world. Restrictions on...

Encouraging intra-EU travel

The European Commission has adopted rules relating to the EU Digital COVID Certificate, establishing a binding acceptance period of 9 months (270 days) of...

China: Mayo network expands

Xi'an International Medical Centre Hospital and Xi'an Gaoxin Hospital, in Shaanxi, China, are the newest members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group...

How can South Korea revive medical travel?

According to data from the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI), the number of medical tourists visiting South Korea in 2020 was 117,069, down...

Medical travel in Asia is growing again, says IHH

Demand for medical tourism is starting to rebound and will grow beyond pre-pandemic levels as border restrictions ease, according to IHH Healthcare, one of...

Building medical travel to Indonesia

Indonesia is seeking to increase medical tourism, and has ambitions to put itself on par with Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. The country also hopes...

“Heal in India”

India’s tourism ministry campaign for medical tourism, “Heal in India”, has been launched in Dubai,  focusing on building medical traveller’s confidence in India’s healthcare...

Caymans prepares for return of medical travel

During the border closures in 2020 and 2021, locals in the Cayman Islands had difficulty getting medical treatment abroad and were instead treated by...

Growing medical travel to Egypt

Karnak International Hospital and health platform Altibbi are each looking to build international patient access to Egypt’s healthcare services. State run Karnak International Hospital in...

Medical travel increases to Dominican Republic

The Turks and Caicos Islands state paid US$7 million for medical procedures in health centres in the Dominican Republic in 2021. From January 2022,...