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MHTC Updates

Latest medical and healthcare related news and updates around the globe

February 13, 2017

Experience Malaysia Healthcare, Embrace Malaysian Hospitality

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August 26, 2016

Top 5 spots for medical tourism

Approximately 1.4 million Americans are expected to travel outside the U.S. for medical care in 2016, according to Patients Beyond Borders. Medical tourism has gained popularity in recent years as people across the world look to access less expensive or better quality medical treatment.
June 21, 2016
Global Travel Spend to Soar Over the Next 10 Years

Global Travel Spend to Soar Over the Next 10 Years

INTERNATIONAL travel spend is predicted to rise massively over the next decade due to a surge in households attaining the means to embark on cross-border holidays.
June 7, 2016

Medical tourism market booming as patients seek cheaper prices or more sophisticated care

Medical tourism has grown rapidly in the past decade, as Internet has greatly facilitated information sharing. A 2013 online survey from US reported that 27% of patients had engaged in some form of medical tourism.
June 7, 2016

The Stars of the IMTJ Summit in Madrid

The IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2016, held in Madrid on May 24-26 2016, attracted a record number of delegates from around the globe. The Summit brought together key opinion leaders and senior executives involved in medical tourism and healthcare businesses across the world to discuss the future of this growing industry sector.
April 23, 2016

Healthy profits in medical tourism

Public health is one area that has remained in the back seat for some time since its heyday of the 1960s and 1970s when infectious diseases were a concern.
April 21, 2016

Ensure clear line between medicine and business

Advertisements promoting health screening and various medical services are rampant. Medical tourism is now a major engine of economic growth, and Singapore has ambitions to be a world-class medical centre. But we must ensure that we do not capitalise on any economic exploitation of the anxious "well".
April 18, 2016

Weak health sector encourages medical tourism, says Medical Association

The President, Association of Medical Scientists of Nigeria, Toyosi Raheem, has said that Nigeria would continue to lose billions of naira to medical tourism due to her weak health system. He called on the Federal Government to strengthen the nation’s health system and to build the capacity of the medical laboratories, stressing that they were not well equipped to support medical services.
April 18, 2016

Healthcare goes global and gives online medical tourism a boost

A highly fragmented market, online medical tourism is nonetheless developing strongly in the most unexpected parts of the world. While global figures are hard to find, venture fund group Accel Partners estimate that it could be worth $55 billion with six to 10 million people annually travelling to find medical services.
April 17, 2016

Medical experts praise UAE government’s health initiatives

The Cabinet decision on making nursing more appealing as a vocation for Emiratis and introducing early cancer detection protocols for Emiratis has been welcomed by health-care professionals as a pioneering step.
April 16, 2016

International Family Medicine Conference and Exhibition begins tomorrow in Dubai

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, the 3rd edition of International Family Medicine Conference and Exhibition (IFM) will begin tomorrow at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition centre, themed "Overcoming Challenges in Primary Health Care".
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.