June 22, 2016
Terminally Ill Need Home Based Care

Terminally Ill Need Home Based Care

In Thailand, we mostly take care of terminally ill patients with what is called "sustaining" care in hospitals. In fact, most of these patients would prefer to stay at home where things are familiar rather than in a hospital.
June 20, 2016
Malaysia Bolsters Efforts to Attract Medical Tourists from Myanmar

Malaysia Bolsters Efforts to Attract Medical Tourists from Myanmar

Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council, an organisation set up by the Malaysian Ministry of Health to promote Malaysia as – in the words of its website – “a unique destination for world-class healthcare services”
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 17, 2016

Global Medical Tourism Market to Reach US$32.5 bn in 2019, Availability of Cost-effective Treatments in Emerging Nations Encourages Medical Tourism

A market study on the global tourism market, recently published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) estimates this market to rise at an exceptional CAGR of 17.90% over the period from 2013 to 2019 and reach a value US$32.5 bn by the end of the forecast period.The research report, titled “Medical Tourism Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013.