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The EU Directive on Cross Border Healthcare has been described as “…the most significant and wide-ranging European health legislation in a generation.” The deadline...

USA: only the vaccinated can come in

Only vaccinated medical travellers can currently enter the USA, while Americans have been advised to avoid more countries. All medical tourists, including Americans returning from...

27% occupancy level in Health City Cayman Islands

This 2,000-bed hospital project in Grand Cayman was meant to be the leading example for medical tourism, anticipating 17,000 American medical tourists a year...

New rehab hospital to keep UAE patients from travelling abroad

UAE Capital Health has a new partnership with Chicago's rehab experts Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, to open specialised rehab hospital in Abu Dhabi. Capital Health has...

New law improves government coordination for Egypt’s medical tourism sector

According to Egypt Today a draft law on medical tourism has been approved by the House of Representatives' Tourism and Civil Aviation Committee. It...

European Union (EU) cuts in healthcare budgets and patient safety

EU Health Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou has directed a serious warning to her fellow policymakers at the 12th European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), "There is...

Cooperation: the key to developing a system of global medical tourism to overcome barriers

There are many issues within the medical tourism industry, that can be overcome with greater communication from all parties. Senior academics from Bowling Green...

One billion international tourists in the first nine months of 2016

Destinations around the world welcomed 956 million international tourists between January and September 2016. Demand for international tourism remained robust in the first nine...

Asian Medical Tourism: Research And Statistics Update

A series of recent research reports on Asian destination countries shows that while medical tourism is growing, actual numbers are lower than often claimed.Â...

USA considers reopening

The United States is forming expert working groups that will make plans to resume international travel with several key destinations, including Mexico, Canada, the...