March 22, 2016

Malaysia Healthcare Welcomes Myanmar Delegates to Penang

Myanmar delegates tour Penang for healthcare travel, in conjunction with the launch of Air Asia’s new Penang-Yangon route. The event ran in conjunction with the launch of Air Asia’s new Penang-Yangon route, available as of today increasing Malaysia’s accessibility for Myanmar healthcare travellers seeking treatment in the country.
March 21, 2016

RHT sees growth drivers in India

Healthcare sector there is nascent, but is growing under the state's support of private, even foreign, participation.
March 21, 2016

In 2015, 150,000 medical tourists used 1,400 of Dubai’s 2,900 healthcare facilities

If you are in the thick of the job hunt and hoping to land one soon, these sectors in the UAE look promising and can offer you opportunities in the current market.
March 21, 2016

Global Skincare Devices Market is Forecast to Reach US$ 9,880.1 Million by 2019; CAGR of 11.1% from 2015 to 2019

SA-BRC announces the release of its report on "Global Skincare Devices Market Assessment & Forecast 2015 - 2019." Cryobased skincare technologies are anticipated to grow the fastest between 2015 and 2019 at a CAGR of 12.2%. In 2014, the market was valued at US$ 445.2 million.
March 21, 2016

TRAVELUCION sign new deal to promote Cuban medical tourism

Travelucion have signed a new deal to promote a wide range of treatments in Cuba to North Americans. Combination of low cost treatment and post-operative rehabilitation centres make Cuba an attractive location to American and Canadian medical tourists.
March 21, 2016

Startup raises $2.5m to be an Airbnb for medical tourism

Medical Departures has raised a series A funding round worth US$2.5 million, the company announced today. The round was led by Singapore-based venture capital firm Digital Media Partners (DMP), and was joined by VC CyberAgent Ventures, European media firm Hubert Burda Media, and OPT SEA, the Southeast Asia arm of Japanese digital advertising agency OPT Group.
March 21, 2016

Renowned KL specialists offer health consultation

Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) and GD Assist Limited (GD Assist) are jointly organizing health consultation sessions by renowned specialists from Malaysia throughout the year 2016.The first session was by Dr. Ambikai Balan Sothinathan, consultant of urologist from Pantai Hospital, Malaysia.
March 21, 2016

Technavio announces top three emerging trends impacting the dental implants market in Europe through 2019

Health-tech startup BookDoc,  which sealed a record seed funding round led by a member of the Brunei Royal Family in January,  has brought on board seasoned healthcare professionals to its core management team.
March 20, 2016

UZ scientists find cheap cancer ‘treatment’

Zimbabwe continues to choke under the burden of diseases like Aids and cancer, but very little has been documented on the use and properties of complementary and alternative therapies.
March 20, 2016

Health ministry accuses PN of attacking foreign investment

Health ministry accuses Nationalist Party of threatening investment after ilmument reported a link between hospital investor Vitals Global Healthcare and a company in the British Virgin Islands.
March 20, 2016

Phuket’s medical tourism industry gets B900m facelift

(PRWEB) MARCH 18, 2016 – Bioscience Americas, LLC (, a leading international developer of autologous stem cell therapy centers for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, is pleased to announce that its lead scientific researcher, Dr. Anand Srivastava, has been invited to speak at the Fifth Annual European Biosimilar Conference to be held in Valencia, Spain, June 27-29, 2016.
March 18, 2016

KPJ Healthcare plans eight more hospitals

KUALA LUMPUR: KPJ Healthcare Bhd will spend close to RM1.3bil to build eight new hospitals in Malaysia over the next three to five years.