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Could vaccine tourism damage the medical travel sector?

It took more than a decade for much of the medical tourism sector to rid itself of the image of being cheap with risky...

Ireland-UK cross border healthcare risks

The UK government is not going to replace the EU cross-border healthcare directive, so the Northern Ireland administration must look to negotiate its own...

Kenya’s limits government-backed medical travel

New rules will make it harder for government-backed Kenyans to travel abroad for treatment. Between January and December 2019, more than 400 patients were cleared...

Row erupts over Caymans medical tourism cities

Can the Caymans really sustain two major medical tourism and local care hospitals, plus other private hospitals and clinics?  Ian Youngman considers the local...

Research identifies four trends that will help medical tourism

International health travel by patients has been impacted greatly by the pandemic of 2020, but there is cause for optimism. Professor David Vequist, founder...

Is the EU’s approach to vaccines damaging trust in healthcare?

Despite all the talk of going back to normal life, 69 countries are currently still closed to tourists – many of which are European...

Which African countries will grow as medical tourism destinations?

With new investment and focus on healthcare systems on the continent, in the longer term, will Africans choose to stay within their country or...

What was the biggest health tech winner in 2020?

If one industry is set to survive, perhaps even thrive, in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is digital health, says HealthcareMarkets UK....

ACAP plan to boost inbound medical travel to Croatia

The Medical Tourism Task Force at the Association of Croatian American Professionals (ACAP) is planning to launch an evidence-based integrated wellness tourism pilot with...

Are COVID vaccinations good news for medical travel, or currently too high a risk...

Despite concerns that vaccinated people may still spread COVID-19, several medical and heath tourism destinations plan to or are considering opening to vaccinated travellers....