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.
March 15, 2016

Medical tourism costs Alberta health system $560K per year, study finds

As flashy weight-loss ads for medical surgeries continue to draw Albertans to Mexico and abroad, a new study says the costs of fixing some of the bungled procedures costs Alberta's health system more than half a million dollars each year.