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Colombia opens to almost all

Colombia is fully open for medical tourists without testing or quarantine. This applies to both vaccinated and non-vaccinated travellers. Colombia has become one of only...

Ukraine: IFC to strengthen Lviv’s healthcare sector through PPPs

In a bid to increase private sector participation in health, promote innovative technologies and create a robust health-care system IFC (a member of the...

Egypt: Wave of healthtech start-ups poised to disrupt Egypt healthcare markets

IFC consultant Andrew Raven looks at the opportunities for healthcare start-ups in the wake of Egypt’s plans to roll out universal healthcare coverage over...

Brazil cosmetic surgery risks

A UK medical tourist has died following botched buttock augmentation surgery in Brazil, highlighting the ongoing risks of unlicensed clinics to the sector. Ronilza Johnson,...

Spain: Ysios Capital targets 15 investments from close of €216m third fund

Spain-based biotech venture capital firm, Ysios Capital, has closed its third fund, Ysios BioFund 3 (YBF 3) at €216m (US$264m). Its largest fund to date,...

Towergate partners with HealthHero to offer virtual GP services

Health and protection broker Towergate Health & Protection has partnered with HealthHero to provide 24/7 GP services to its SME, corporate PMI and group...

HealthHero enters Ireland’s consumer telehealth market with acquisition of MyClinic

Marcol-backed digital health provider HealthHero has acquired Republic of Ireland-based telehealth provider MyClinic.ie for an undisclosed sum. The deal marks the second major acquisition for HealthHero...

HMi meets… Sangita Reddy

The joint managing director of Apollo Hospitals talks about the relationship between private healthcare and the government, and her priorities for the post-Covid-19 world Sangita...

Self-pay: Process and pipeline

Paying attention to the different stages in the self-pay journey can help ensure a healthy pipeline, explains independent consultant Richard Gregory Following on from last...
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Potential increase in future demand but Spire says outlook remains uncertain

Spire Healthcare has said it is unable to provide market guidance for FY20 as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to create ‘significant uncertainty’. Commenting on the...