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Dubai received 325,000 medical tourists in 2016

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26-Dec-17 In 2016, Dubai witnessed an overall growth of 9.5 percent in medical tourist visits, reaching 326,649 for the year, with a majority of international patients coming from Asia (37%), Gulf Cooperation Council (31%) and Europe (15%). [image: Khaleej Times]

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The leap to single-payer: what Taiwan can teach

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26-Dec-18 Taiwan is proof a country can make huge changes to its healthcare system. From 1995, with only five years of planning and two years of legislative efforts it had completed the transformation to a single-payer system. [image: David Chang / European Pressphoto Agency] 

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Medical tourism in Asia for ophthalmology services grows

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25-Dec-17 There is a rise in 'incidental medical travel' from the US, of people who are planning to travel anyway, and seek medical care while away. Opthalmology has a growing share, although still well behind cosmetic surgery and dentistry. [image: Ophthalmology Business]

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