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EU Cross-Border Healthcare: ‘challenges remain’

According to a report from the Commission of the European Union on patients’ rights under the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive, and its impact ten years...

Ho Chi Minh City raises medical travel sector profile

In advance of Vietnam officially re-opening to medical tourists, the Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City Department of Tourism, in coordination with the Department of...

More government help needed to build India’s medical travel sector

A 'FICCI-EY Knowledge Paper on Medical Tourism in India' has been published by FICCI in association with Ernst & Young (EY). Its recommendations are...

Egypt targets hepatitis C patients for medical tourism

Tour n’ Cure targets hepatitis C patients with low cost treatment, stays in five-star hotels, direct flights and leisure tours. Egyptian tourism and medical tourism...

Mandatory insurance threatens UAE outbound medical travel

Health insurance will be mandatory in all emirates by 31 March 2023 and this will impact domestic and outbound medical tourism, says IMTJ analyst...

Peace deal could send more Afghan patients to Pakistan

The US peace agreement giving Afghanistan back to the Taliban offers medical tourism potential for Pakistan. 18 years ago, the USA and its allies invaded...

Potential for gay and lesbian travel

The LGBT travel market has experienced a general upturn. But medical tourism ignores gays and lesbians. With the leading International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association...

Political elite blamed for outbound flow

The National Association of Resident Doctors in Nigeria (NARD) has blamed outbound medical travel by Nigerians on the nation’s political elite who serve as...
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Columbia: expanding medical travel concierge services

Medellin-based medical tourism agency Health Bridge Medical expands its medical tourism concierge services. Health Bridge Medical offers a growing list of cosmetic and non-cosmetic procedures....

Large fertility and IVF centre opens in Greece

According to the Greek City Times, the largest fertility and IVF medical centre in south-eastern Europe has been inaugurated, in the city of Thessaloniki,...