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Arabs ‘responsible for 30% of call medical travel’

According to a recent claim by the Arab Tourism Organisation (ATO), Arabs are responsible for around 30% of the value of all medical tourism...

Keeping big-ticket patients in Nigeria

Some investors in Nigeria’s healthcare industry, particularly reproductive care, are now looking to advanced medical technology to persuade big-ticket patients to stay in the...

Baltic bans Russian tourists, EU could follow

The Baltic States and Poland have ceased offering Schengen Visas to Russian tourists from 19th September. This effectively bans Russian medical and spa medical...

How Canadians see medical tourism

Canada is often seen as a country supplying medical tourists, but it’s risky to assume it’s a target country with huge potential. A recent...

Does government support for medical tourism pay off?

Across the globe, many governments see inbound health and medical tourism as providing a boost to their country’s economy. So how do they support...

Indonesia and Malaysia cross-border healthcare

Malaysia’s integrated healthcare company, Selgate, is partnering with Indonesia’s Prixa, a corporate health service management company, for domestic and cross-border medical tourism both ways. The...

Tűrkiye: weight loss treatment warnings grow

The British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) has condemned cheap weight loss surgery in Tűrkiye. Serious issues can arise from botched weight loss operations...

Cyprus: words but no action for medical tourism

Cyprus leaders understand the need to promote medical tourism but the government has made no concrete plans to help. Deputy Minister of Tourism, Savvas Perdios,...

Cuba builds medical travel promotion

Cuba’s economic tourism revitalisation plan includes health, wellness and medical tourism, and the country says it is ready to welcome tourists again in total...

Medical travel? It’s not just about India and Turkey.

Medical tourism agency, Mespoir, has said it is expanding operations to include hospitals in Spain, the USA, Egypt, Tunisia and Germany, stating it is...