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American Spinal Clinic to expand in four countries

ASC plans to open 20 clinics in Turkey from 2018. Other countries where openings are planned include Romania and Spain. The American Spinal Clinic opened...

Increasing interest in medical tourism in Hainan

China intends to be a major destination for medical tourism, mostly in the island province of Hainan. At a recent conference held in Boao...

Weaker ringgit will grow Malaysia’s medical travel sector

In an article in Free Malaysia Today, Sherene Azli, CEO of Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC), says that the weakening ringgit has played a...

Travel to the dentist in a Rolls Royce!

Clinics may boast of a Rolls Royce service, but a Dubai dental clinic actually offers a real Rolls Royce. SameDay dental clinic in Dubai offers...

Latest medical tourism figures from Colombia

The number of health tourists to Colombia grew in 2015 to over 10,000 an increase from 2014 figures. However figures may be mixed up...

Low tourism numbers to Italy

Italy has reopened for tourism, including health tourism and medical tourism but numbers are low. According to ENIT (the Italian National Tourism Authority), tourism...

Arrests in Japan for unlicensed cord blood therapies

Japanese police have arrested several suspects in a cord blood scandal targeting Chinese medical tourists Japanese police have arrested several suspects in a cord blood...

NABH accreditation for Lyfboat medical platform

Lyfboat Technology, a medical travel agency in New Delhi, has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH). Lyfboat was...

2017 decline in Middle East patients travelling for Thai treatment

Kasicorn Research Centre identifies a drop in patients from Middle Eastern countries, but expects medical tourists from Asia, China and Japan to fill the...

Health travel agreement one reason for more Omani travel to Iran

According to the Financial Tribune, more tourists travel to Iran from Oman than Europe. Hormatollah Rafiei, the head of Travel Agents Guild Association, listed...