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Qatar funds Addis Ababa kidney centre

A Qatar government fund will build a kidney treatment centre in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. Costing US$18 million in its first phase, the centre...

Indonesia seeks to accredit more hospitals

Of the 2414 hospitals in Indonesia, only 121 are internationally accredited, says Professor Akmal Taher at the Ministry of Health. Taher says, "Accreditation is necessary...

Accreditation Canada helping Kuwait improve healthcare quality

Accreditation Canada International is progressing the national accreditation program for the Kuwait Ministry of Health. The Ministry intends to implement an accreditation program for...

India: partnership to promote Ayush

The Ministry of Ayush is partnering with the Ministry of Tourism’s India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) to promote medical value travel. The partnership will identify tourist...

Bali and Singapore target medical tourists with special accommodation

Both Singapore and Bali attract high-paying medical tourists by offering much more than basic hospital accommodation. Singapore's Raffles Hospital has designed a new class...

US medical tourism agency Satori collapses

Satori World Travel, a US medical tourism agency set up by a man imprisoned for fraud against insurers, has collapsed with debts exceeding a...

Greece Health Tourism Council head re-elected

George Patoulis has been re-elected president of Elitour, for a second term. The Athens-based non-governmental organisation promotes medical and health tourism to and in...

Greeks going abroad for dental treatment… Brits going to Greece

A growing number of people in Greece are putting off having dental care locally as a result of cost, while dental tourism is becoming...

Kidney transplant ban in Sri Lanka

On-going police investigation in Sri Lanka - the closing of an Illegal kidney transplant racket has led to a ban on lucrative kidney surgery...

Health tourism potential for Greece’s capital city

Athens has potential to emerge as a top health and wellness tourism destination in the post- Covid-19 era thanks to its unique climate, modern...