Rupee fall brings more medical tourists
Private hospitals in Chennai say that they have seen a 10% to 15% increase in medical tourism in the past one year. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 23, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intl medical tourism industry pegged at $ 40 bn
Every year, about 7 million people grab their passports and fly abroad looking for quality, affordable medical care. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 27, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shifts in the Global Body Market: Access or Exploitation?
New regulations in India mean surrogacy is no longer available for gay couples, unmarried couples, or singles. Are Mexico and Thailand the new surrogacy frontier? What do such shifts in "medical tourism" mean for those involved?read more (Source: Psychology Today Sex Center)
Source: Psychology Today Sex Center - April 11, 2013 Category: Sexual Medicine Authors: Jessica Cussins Tags: Ethics and Morality Gender Parenting Sex assisted reproduction egg donation exploitation gay clients gay couples India indian women international surrogacy kidney transplants legal barriers LGBT living in perth living in pe Source Type: news

International Medical Travel Exhibition And Conference, 22-23 March 2013, Monaco
Experts at IMTEC 2013 will discuss benchmarking for outcomes in global medical travel industry Current trends in the medical tourism industry indicate that the needs of international patients are challenging health service providers to come up with advanced solutions for quality healthcare outcomes. The basic question of a medical traveler is always 'Who is the best doctor?' This new approach - benchmarking for outcomes - will ensure medical tourism is more focused on patient-centered medicine... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conferences Source Type: news

Top Spots For Medical Tourism
Top Medical Destinations—No Matter What the Supreme Court Rules on Obamacare (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 12, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helaine Olen Source Type: news

Asia Medical Tourism & Healthcare Conference, 9-10 April 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
As most of the Western countries such as United States, Canada and other European countries have staggering healthcare related issues, such as high medical costs and long waiting lists, it is becoming a trend for patients to leave their respective countries in order to receive medical treatment. Medical tourism is a booming trend in various Asian countries nowadays as countries such as Thailand, India, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore are continuously growing in this industry... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conferences Source Type: news

International Medical Travel Exhibition And Conference, 22-23 March 2013, Monaco
The global medical travel market is simultaneously experiencing both saturation and exponential growth. The International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC) 2013 is a two-day conference that will provide a transparent platform for both consumers and service providers to understand the latest trends and drivers in the global medical tourism industry... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conferences Source Type: news

Medical Tourism Training Announces New Team Members for International...
Margaret Ball and Deborah L Slobodnik bring extensive experience working with international medical health care providers to Medical Tourism Training's clients.(PRWeb January 06, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1/prweb10292715.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 7, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nigeria: Stemming the Tide of Medical Tourism
[This Day]Recent experiences of some of the governors who have been out of the country for months for medical treatment has brought to the fore, the need to revamp the nation's health care system to check medical tourism, writes Olawale Olaleye (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 2, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news