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Medical tourism
Industry News

Medical Tourism in a Viral World

An updated Medical Tourism Index lays out the international terrain for health travel, but the impact of COVID-19 on such a global industry remains to be seen.

South Korea Medical Tourism
Editorial

Medical Tourism Association Partners with Korea Tourism Organization to Extend South Korean Global Medical Services after Successful COVID-19 Containment

Medical Tourism Association (MTA) partners with Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) as South Korea extends high complexity medical services to international patients at a pivotal COVID-19 transition point.

Blockchain
Industry News

UAE Launches Blockchain-Powered Health Data Platform

To accelerate the digital transformation of healthcare in the UAE, key players have built a blockchain-powered portal that concentrates all health data in one secure system accessible by authorized members of the chain

Birth Tourism
Industry News

Trump Scraps ‘Birth Tourism’ - Issues New Rules Restricting Travel to the US for Birth Purposes.

The Trump administration is imposing a new visa policy restricting foreign nationals from giving birth in the US so their children can become American citizens, a practice that has been termed “birth tourism”. This new rule, which takes effect on Friday January 24, is one of President Donald Trump’s prime political concerns.

New Destination
Destination Spotlight

Vietnam: An Emerging Global Leader in Dental Tourism

By leveraging the core drivers of health travel, especially affordability and first-rate dental care, Vietnam hopes to achieve its vision of being the dental tourism hub of the world.

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