Thursday, May 19, 2022
Advertisement

Why medical tourism is not taking off in the Philippines

Despite new hospitals opening in Cebu targeting medical tourists, the province and country are failing to attract many medical tourists. Cebu Health and Wellness Council (CHWC)...

5% increase in surgical cosmetic procedures

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) annual Global Aesthetic Survey for procedures completed in 2017 showed an overall increase of 5% in surgical cosmetic...

EU funds for Adriatic Health Tourism Platform

€3.8bn European Commission funding has now been granted to launch the Adriatic Health Tourism Platform. The new platform will promote health and medical tourism to...

Busamed and Mediclinic hospitals lead in South Africa survey

South African health insurer Discovery Health has released its annual list of 20 leading South African hospitals as rated by patients through the Patient...

JCI – Global standard changes for ambulatory care for July 2019

The newest edition of JCI’s standards for ambulatory care organisations, Joint Commission International Accreditation Standards for Ambulatory Care, 4th Edition will become effective for all ambulatory...

Latest statistics show numbers of medical tourists to Dubai

Dubai reports record medical tourist numbers but only 40% are from outside the UAE and high expatriate numbers cause confusion. Dubai is on track to...

Transplant tourism from the Middle East to China raises ethical issues

In a recent speech to the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation in Istanbul, Canadian international human rights lawyer David Matas shed light on...

Call for crackdown on illegal medical tourism brokers in South Korea

Korea’s opposition Liberty Korea Party has accused KHIDI of being complacent about the quality of Korea’s medical services for foreign patients, demanding a crackdown...

Global spend by LGBT on tourism tops US$218bn

The annual value of total spend on travel and tourism by lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) people exceeds US$218 billion. A new report...

UNWTO recommendations for global tourism recovery

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent and strong support to help the global tourism sector not...