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Treatment abroad news : March 2007

Treatment Abroad keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private treatment and mediocal tourism abroad.
  • Pensioner hails Indian hip replacement India templeA 70-year old man opted to travel to India to have a hip replacement rather than wait on the NHS. Pensioner John McLennan does not regret his decision to travel overseas for the operation because he...
  • Singapore offers a 'world-class healthcare system' Singapore mapSingapore has long been regarded by many as Asia's business leader, but it is also leading the way in medical tourism.The tiny country has been considered a medical tourism destination for years and...
  • 60% of Cyprus private clinics involved in medical tourism Cyprus - PlaneCyprus is one of many nations benefiting from the potential of medical tourism, with around six in ten of the island's private clinics believed to treat patients from overseas.According to the Cyprus...
  • Calls for Caribbean to invest in medical tourism carribeanCaribbean governments, financial institutions and tourist resorts should invest in medical tourism, a former diplomat has claimed.According to Sir Ronald Sanders, the islands should use medical...
  • Big Apple tempts British cosmetic surgery patients New YorkMention the term 'medical tourism' and the majority of people will immediately think of places such as Belgium, Poland and India, all of which have been keen to promote their image among patients...
  • Costa Rica hospital promotes services Clinica Biblica HospitalA Costa Rican hospital which specialises in medical tourism has launched a new website to provide patients with detailed information on its services.The Clinica Biblica Hospital, located in the...
  • UK and India strengthen ties in private healthcare Indian flagThe UK and India are planning greater cooperation in private healthcare provision, as Britain explores opportunities for partnership.A team of healthcare professionals from the UK came to India to...
  • Thailand to host medical tourism event Thai dancingThailand is preparing to host a conference on the medical tourism, spa and wellness industries as it moves to reinforce itself as a key player in the sector.Due to be held in September, the...
  • New facility to boost Singapore medical tourism Singapore mapPlans to convert a floor of a Singapore shopping mall into a high-tech private healthcare facility are the result of a growing demand for medical tourism provision.The Lucky Plaza will be transformed...
  • South Korea to attract more medical tourists South Korea FlagA new initiate has been launched by the South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare and the Korea Health Industry Development Institute to help attract more medical tourists to the nation.The new...