Nigeria:Governor Urges End to Medical Tourism
[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has urged Nigerians to take advantage of the world-class medical facilities at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, instead of traveling abroad for medical treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Rise Of Medical Tourism Accepting Crypto Currencies
Medical tourists are likely to increasingly use crypto currencies and blockchain technology. For a growing percentage of the rich and super-rich and many less wealthy individuals and families, there are distinct advantages of using crypto currencies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Russ Alan Prince, Contributor Source Type: news

Nigeria:Olive Multi-Specialist Hospitals Commence Operations, Pledge to Tackle Medical Tourism
[This Day] Olive Multi-Specialist Hospitals, an emerging institution in Lekki, Lagos, has commenced operations with the aim of providing quality healthcare services and addressing medical tourism in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Nigeria Loses N175 Billion Annually to Medical Tourism - Former Health Minister
[Premium Times] The Former Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said that Nigeria was losing N175 billion annually to medical tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Nigerian Hospital Makes History, Begins Full Spectrum of Heart Treatments
[Vanguard] Nigeria is on the verge of becoming a medical tourism destination of choice for all kinds of cardiovascular treatment if the effort by Nigerian Cardiology specialists at the First Cardiology Consultant Hospital Lagos is anything to go by. The hospital is being promoted by some returning Nigerian medical consultants in the Diaspora. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 14, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Minister - Amity Awards Will Rebuild Confidence in Our Health System
[This Day] The Minister of States for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said that Amity Awards, which recently honoured late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, outstanding personalities, units and departments at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), will help the country tackle medical tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical tourism on the rise in central and eastern Europe
Cheaper dentistry and cosmetic surgery costs tempt visitors (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Long Way to Go Towards Medical Tourism - Official, Practitioners
[Ethiopian Herald] Experts and officials in the health sector accented that Ethiopia should exert efforts to reduce the huge foreign currency spent to medical tourism by building its internal capacity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Lasuth to Begin Full Cardiac Surgery - CMD
[Premium Times] As part of efforts to stem overseas medical tourism by Nigerians, the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, says it will soon begin full cardiac surgery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

This Is The Latest Asian Country To Become A Hot Spot For Chinese Medical Tourists
Around six million Chinese traveled abroad over the Golden Week holiday. This year, more travelers decided to break away from traditional tour groups, and go it alone in search of medical tourism activities to improve their health. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Pamela Ambler, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Nigeria: Medical Experts Brainstorm On Improved Funding for Cancer in Nigeria
[Premium Times] Health experts have called on the federal government to redouble efforts in establishing funding for cancer treatment which constitutes the highest cause of medical tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan, Tunisia Discuss Health Cooperation
[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Issam El-Deen Mohamed Abdulla discussed with the visiting Tunisian delegation led by the head of the majority bloc in the Tunisian Parliament, Dr. Rieda Sharaf El-Deen in the presence of the Secretary-General of the National Council for Drugs and Toxicology Dr. Al-Zein Al-Fahal, aspects of health cooperation especially in the field of pharmaceutical manufacturing, training of health personnel in both countries and investment in medical tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: NNPC Revives 52 Clinics, Seeks End to Rampant Medical Tourism
[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it will jump-start its diversification into health care business with a deeper collaboration with India to revive its 52 clinics in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Orthopedic Surgeon Who Aspires to Make Ethiopia a Medical Tourism Hub
[Ethiopian Herald] Dr. Biruk Lambisso is a senior consultant Orthopedic Surgeon by profession. He is as well an Associate Professor at Addis Ababa University- Black lion Hospital, President of Ethiopian Society of Orthopedics& Traumatology (ESOT), Head of Department of Orthopaedic at School of Medicine, College of Health Science in AAU. He is also the Chairman of several committees at Federal and Addis Ababa City level. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: KQ, Tourism Firm Partner to Ease Medical Travel
[Monitor] Kampala -Medical access for patients seeking treatment in India has been made easier after Kenya Airways (KQ) partnered with Mumbai-based medical travel facilitator, Magnus MediTourism and a Uganda-based tours and travel agency to provide medical tourism services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news