Vietnam attracts Cambodian medical tourists

Official figures from the Ministry of Tourism show that the number of Cambodians going abroad in the first half of 2015 has risen 20% to 88,000.  It is not known how many of these are medical tourists.

Local and Vietnamese sources suggest that there is an increase in the number of outbound Cambodian medical tourists and that there is a shift from the now high priced Singapore to the more affordable Vietnam, except where specialist treatment only available in Singapore is needed.

Cambodian incomes are rising, so more people can choose to go overseas for health care.

The number of hospitals in Vietnam has increased; with better quality and a wider range of services .So more are able to offer treatment to medical tourists. These include the international hospitals – FV Hospital, Saigon Ito, Vu Anh International Hospital and Vinmec International Hospital.