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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...

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...

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....

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....

Removing limits to India’s medical tourism

The global medical travel industry is suffering. But even with a global pandemic, there are still roadblocks that need removing to allow for future...

Building Georgia’s medical travel sector

New research from the University of Georgia identifies barriers and challenges for medical tourism development in the country. It suggests Georgia has the potential to...

UK launches Global Health Insurance Card

The UK has announced that a Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) will replace the existing European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC). The sheer complexity of...

Understanding Iran’s medical travel sector

Iran is often in the headlines, but rarely for medical travel. Ian Youngman reviews a recently published academic study by Iranian and Romanian universities...

Is your self-pay strategy ready to capitalise?

In an article first published in HealthcareMarkets UK, independent consultant Richard Gregory concludes his series on maximising self-pay with a look back over the...

Why there’s optimism about travel this year

The Beijing-based World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) is offering five reasons to be optimistic about 2021. Ian Youngman examines this Asian-focused view of tourism...