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Why fertility travel will be one of the winners post-Covid

Within the world of medical tourism, fertility travel – travel for IVF treatment – is a market niche that receives too little attention. When...

Long Covid – an opportunity for medical travel?

With “Long Covid” affecting many who recover from the virus, how will health systems cope with the demand for treatment? Could medical travel destinations...

The new skills needed for international patient management

With the complexity and confusion surrounding travel restrictions, quarantine requirements, and vaccination certificates and passports, is now the time to appoint a “COVID-19 guru”...

Is your business ready for a medical travel recovery?

Sometime in the not too distant future, we may see things get back to a “near normal” and medical travel may even see some...

10 million are projected to be on the UK’s NHS waiting list by Christmas:...

The UK is not alone in dealing with burgeoning waiting lists. Few healthcare systems around the globe have remained unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic....

The economic value of medical tourism is often the forgotten piece in the jigsaw

We know how difficult it is to measure medical tourism flows. e.g. How many patients travel from Country A to Country B for treatment?...

What can Google Trends tell us about medical tourism in 2020?

Google has reported that 5% of all searches are healthcare related. Google Trends, an online application that analyses the popularity of search queries in...

The medical travel survivors of COVID-19 will be the ones that benefit in 2021

On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organization learned about a number of cases of pneumonia of unknown origin in Wuhan City, China. On...

Medigo has shut down their medical travel platform

In recent years, we’ve seen the rapid growth of online facilitated medical travel portals where patients can research their options for medical tourism, explore...

The rise of COVID-safe certificates

IMTJ has seen several approaches to ‘COVID-safe’ certification appearing in recent months, all of which aim to build confidence with prospective patients about a...