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In a difficult market Turkey is still making progress, but why?

Keith Pollard gives his view of the recent International Health Tourism Congress in Istanbul and the wealth of opportunities for Turkey in the health...

If medical tourism is all about cost, why so many luxury destinations?

Is medical tourism... healthcare for the “financially challenged”? The sector is dominated by the concept of frugality and low cost. In his Second Opinion...

Although new to health travel, Korea has a wealth of medical expertise

Although new to health travel, Korea has a wealth of medical expertise BY JULIAN TAN Korea has been something of a late starter in promoting itself...

Malaysia: recovery, rebuild, then growth

Malaysia’s healthcare travel industry has significant government support.  It is identified on the national agenda, the Twelfth Malaysia Plan (2021-25), as a key economic...

Perspectives from the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2019

Healthcare consultant, Dr Sahir Shaikh, attended this year’s IMTJ Medical Travel Summit, held in Berlin. He shares his takeaway thoughts on the Summit; identifies...

Why the growth of medical tourism is being limited by a lack of appropriate...

Ian Youngman, healthcare industry specialist, considers how type, availability and location of hotel rooms is more of a restricting factor to medical tourism growth...

If European tourism starts, will medical travel follow?

In the second instalment of his two-part feature on the future of European medical travel, Ian Youngman looks at the recently announced EU plan to...

Why patients travel to Turkey for hair surgery

The hair transplant industry is one that has continued to grow worldwide, and hubs have formed for this treatment in different parts of the...

International accreditation requires CQI: what is it?

Hospitals and clinics are increasingly interested in being accredited by international, independent bodies like Temos International. As a basic requirement for engaging in the...

Apollo optimistic about international patient business

Sangita Reddy, joint managing director of Apollo Hospitals, president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FICCI), and board member of...