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New EU report on health and medical tourism

European Parliament committee has produced a research paper on health tourism in the 28 EU countries. The Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN), a committee of...

Country-by-country log of travel restrictions

Over the last three months we’ve scanned the global announcements and created a country-by-country log of the decisions being made on restrictions to travel,...

The decline of Singapore medical tourism

Singapore was a leading medical tourism destination with ambitious plans for expansion. Rising costs and lack of transparency in private hospital fees have brought...

Hainan medical tourism… the ‘Dubai’ of China?

The tropical island of Hainan wants to become known as a major medical tourism destination, and the ‘Dubai’ of China. Progress is being made,...

Saudi Arabia’s new plans limit outbound medical tourism

Saudi Arabia's National Transformation Plan will reduce outbound medical tourism. Plan to promote more efficient government services and to diversify the economy by boosting...

Plan to build medical tourism to Goa

According to The Times of India, India’s Health Minister, Vishwajit Rane has said the state government will work with private companies to develop Goa’s healthcare...

Study identifies health risks for medical tourists to the Dominican Republic

A US academic study warns that patients who travel abroad for cosmetic surgery can bring home serious complications and finds that the Dominican Republic...

UK inbound and outbound dental travel unlikely for months

Private dentists will open in England on 8 June, using new operating procedures. There is likely to be no inbound or outbound dental tourists...

Germany’s Medigo launches major illness treatment service

Medigo, a health third party administrator and medical concierge company has launched Globalcover to employers in the UK. It covers cancer treatment, neurosurgery, heart...

COVID-19 is under control; Malaysia Year of Healthcare Travel campaign continues

Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) CEO Sherene Azli has confirmed that Malaysia will continue efforts to promote inbound medical travel this year, but recognises...