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KAZAKHSTAN MEDICAL TOURISM… DEDICATED SCHOOL TO HELP LOCAL SPECIALISTS

With help from the Turkish Healthcare Travel Council (THTC), Kazakh locals have opened a medical tourism school in Kazakhstan to help specialists develop this...

COTRI Q3 2018 data shows slower rate of tourism growth

The China Outbound Tourism Research Institute (COTRI) has released its Chinese outbound tourism data for Q3 2018, revealing strong year-on-year growth compared with Q3...

Medical tourism causes conflicts in Nigeria

Nigeria's health care system is under severe pressure. So much so that 3,000 Nigerians travel each month for treatment in India, often being so...

Spain’s health system is resilient despite the economic downturn

The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies has released a new health system review on Spain. It details the resilience of the health...

Georgia Healthcare launches IVF services

New fertility services in Georgia will lead to fewer Georgians going overseas for IVF treatment. Georgia Healthcare has launched IVF services at Caraps Medline...

New operating rules for Sri Lanka tourism sector

Sri Lanka is making plans to attract tourists with a raft of new operating rules for hotels, transport and visas to protect locals and...

Five ways in which the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit is different

What makes the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit so unique? Discover how the 2017 Summit will differ from other events within the industry. I checked the...

Could your clinic be sued in a UK court?

A recent UK legal case has highlighted the risks faced by medical tourism businesses, hospitals and clinics. The case established the right of a...

Mandatory insurance for pilgrims?

Umrah and Haj pilgrims may have to pay the premium for mandatory health insurance. Visitors to Saudi Arabia must select a health insurance policy...

Google retires Google Health, scrapping plans for “global patient records”

Google has announced that it plans to “retire” Google Health in January 2012. It’s a blow to those in the medical tourism world who...