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Afghan medical travellers choosing India over Pakistan for treatment

According to The Tribune, more patients from Afghanistan are choosing North India for treatment rather than Pakistan.  This is mainly due to escalating medical...

Health City opens Cayman’s first sleep laboratory for the Caribbean

Health City Cayman Islands has opened Cayman’s first sleep laboratory aimed at diagnosing and treating people with sleep disorders. Dr Archita Joshi-Bhatt at HCCI comments,...

Georgia Healthcare launches IVF services

New fertility services in Georgia will lead to fewer Georgians going overseas for IVF treatment. Georgia Healthcare has launched IVF services at Caraps Medline...

Jamaica ready for health and wellness tourism

JAMPRO says Jamaica is ready for a successful launch into the health and wellness tourism market. President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards, says...

130m Chinese holiday abroad, outbound medical tourists estimated at 0.5m

Chinese outbound tourism figures continue to grow. Estimates show 500,000 outbound Chinese medical travellers spend at least $10 billion a year, lucrative for medical...

Brazil reopens air borders with US, but risks remain

Despite 70,000 COVID-19 deaths in Brazil and 155,000 deaths in the USA, Brazil is open to medical tourists from the USA, with no restrictions...

Indian Government’s support for medical travel

In an article in Eurasia Review, Jessie Huang argues that as India becomes a top medical tourism destination, the government must prioritise quality and...

Risks of weight loss surgery in Mexico

Mexico is a cheap destination for American medical tourists seeking weight loss surgery but there are challenges on quality. Mexico is seen as a cheap...

Plans for free travel inside the EU

The European Commission is proposing to create a Digital Green Certificate to allow safe, free movement inside the EU. The certificate will be a...

Apollo comes to Dubai and Bahrain

Apollo Hospitals Group, India’s largest hospital chain, has signed two international deals to bring its expertise to Dubai and Bahrain. Under the first deal, Apollo...