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Ministry’s Medical Tourism Target Surpassed - by: The Star Staff,The Star Online


In Kuala Lumpur the Health Ministry has surpassed the expected target for medical tourism. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the revenue last year was RM511mil, an increase of 18.6% fr...

Nigeria Loses N100 Billion to Medical Tourism Annually - by: Winifred Ogbebo and Ruth Yamta,All Africa


The Chairperson, Primus International Super Specialty Hospital, Karu, Abuja, Mrs Achia Dewan, has disclosed that Nigeria loses over N100 billion annually to medical tourism. ...

Korea Rising As Preferred Vacation Spot In Asia - by: KoreaTimes Staff,The Korea Times


Korea has been becoming more popular as a Asian holiday spot, significantly improving the country's tourism revenue, a J.P. Morgan report said Thursday.   ...

Jeju Aspires To Be Top Medical Tourism Destination - by: Noh Hyun-gi,The Korea Times


Hospitals in Korea are keen to accommodate more patients from overseas by marketing their medical excellence and coordination service. In 2011, local centers drew 110,000 foreign patients and broadeni...

GBPA Getting Close to Medical Tourism Product - by: Jeffrey Todd, Guardian Business Editor,NasGuard.com


The chairman of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) says the island is "getting closer" to bringing a medical tourism product to fruition; Ian Fair revealed to Guardian Business that a...

LegoChem Offers New Platform in Anti-Cancer Therapy - by: Amrita Tejasvi,Biospectrumasia.com


Korea-based LegoChem Biosciences (LCB) was started in 2006 with the objective to accelerate discovery and development of new small molecule drugs. The company is committed to building sustainable p...

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Individual Mandate As a Tax - by: Liz Goodwin,Yahoo News


In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court upheld his signature health care law's individual insurance mandate in a 5-4 decision, upending speculation after hostile-seeming oral...

Why More Boomers Are Going Abroad For Treatment - by: Mark Skiner,huffington post


Fred Schuler is the type of guy you’d want to have a pitcher with within two minutes of speaking to him. He’s affable and funny –- he laughs easily and regularly –- and seem...

India's Health Services In Urgent Need of Treatment - by: Tanushree Sharma Sandhu,dw.de


India spends only 0.9% of GDP on public health, merely one-third of the less developed countries’ average, says a WHO report. This has encouraged private health care, which is largely inacces...

Medical Tourism Sets Pulses Racing - by: Mathilde Richter,AFP


From liposuction in Athens to an eye operation in Dubai, the lucrative market in medical tourism is on the up, tempting ever more countries to look for ways to profit from foreign patient care. Eve...
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