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Widening access to EU stem cell treatment

The European Union has new proposals for legislation on blood, tissues, and cells to protect stem cell patients. The ambition is to create more...
Health and tourism opportunity

Between health and tourism lies medical travel opportunity

This holiday, stop with the excuses and start the plan to rebuild your medical travel business, says Ian Youngman.  Just don’t base it on...
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Canada: medical travel for years to come

A new study from the Fraser Institute looks at whether wait times for elective treatment in the Canadian health system could be reduced, via...
High value patients and nurse

Ways to reach more high-value patients: just choose two.

Without realising it, most clinics limit their potential to reach more high-value patients. It’s easy to be confused and misguided about how best to...
Oman flag on heart, referencing Oman medical travel

Oman: the end of outbound medical travel

When the delayed compulsory health insurance launches and with the healthcare sector set to undergo a major expansion, the end of most outbound medical...
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No more UK state-funded medical travel?

Until Brexit, the UK funded via the NHS 1,300-1,500 UK residents per year to travel to other EU member states for procedures unavailable in...

Medical travel: from crisis to opportunity

The pandemic was a global crisis for organisations operating in medical travel. Emerging successful from such events, suggests Ian Youngman, is down to how...

Good news and bad news for medical travel

As borders reopen to tourism in most countries, will medical tourism experience boom or bust? Ian Youngman shares his good news and bad news...

Russia’s invasion: impact on medical travel

The immediate effect of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia and Belarus on medical travel goes well beyond the obvious. Ian Youngman looks at...

Zimbabwe: a future medical travel destination?

Zimbabwe medical tourism is currently only outbound. There may be opportunities to promote the country as a destination for localised medical tourism, if some...