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India-Africa healthcare opportunities

A new study by India Exim Bank, “India-Africa Healthcare: Prospects and Opportunities” identifies healthcare as remaining an important pillar of India’s development cooperation with...
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Jamaica: stalled on medical tourism

The Government of Jamaica is still hoping that foreign investors will provide the infrastructure, money and impetus to build inbound medical travel to the...
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Switzerland targets UAE medical travellers

Switzerland’s healthcare system is among the best in the world but it is also one of the most expensive. When targeting potential nations and...
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Australia: New short-stay surgical facility

Insurers and hospitals are trying to fill the healthcare gaps where Australians can no longer go overseas for affordable healthcare. Major Australian private health...
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Rwanda: reducing outbound medical travel

King Faisal Hospital, Kigali plans to offer advanced kidney treatment services from 2022, making it the first hospital to offer such treatments in Rwanda. The...
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Greece-Italy health tourism project

In-MedTouR (Innovative Medical Tourism Strategy) is a new project which aims to create a cluster of cooperation between Greece and Italy’s businesses engaged in...
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Could this work for medical travel?

A new initiative from UnitedHealth, America’s biggest health insurer, supports patients once they have returned home.  Medical tourism agents and hospitals worldwide could look...
Empty airport at Lusaka, Zambia, due to COVID-19

Zambia border closures halt inbound medical travel

A lockdown imposed by the Zimbabwean government and the earlier restrictions placed by Zambia, are a major blow for Zimbabweans relying on Zambia for...
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Dubai expands 5-star health tourism

Zoya Health & Wellbeing Resort, the Gulf’s first fully integrated wellness experience has opened, offering a unique and holistic approach to mind and body...
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Promoting Germany’s health and spa sector

On the premise that maintaining health is more important than ever, the German National Tourism Board is promoting Germany’s 350 spas and health resorts...