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Police bust USD145 mn medical tourism scam in China

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06-Dec-18 Police in China have arrested 132 people over a medical tourism scam targeting wealthy Chinese that netted nearly USD145 mn. Research firm Global Growth Markets estimates 500,000 Chinese travel abroad for medical tourism every year, spending at least USD10 bn. [image: Chinanews.cn]

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Malaysia to implement EMR at 145 hospitals nationwide

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25-Nov-18 Malaysian Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said "in order to improve the country's health service, the MoH is committed to ensuring that the EMR can be realised within three years at 145 hospitals nationwide." [image: Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad's Facebook Page]

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Abu Dhabi's plan to grow medical tourism

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09-Nov-18 Medical tourism represents an integral part of Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030. While the launch is running behind schedule, it is ultimately seeking to do as well as or better than its UEA rival Dubai in medical tourism. [image: IMTJ]

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Middle East and Africa lead region for medical tourism growth

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02-Nov-18 The global medical trend continues to edge upwards in the larger medical markets such as Brazil, China, India, Mexico and the UAE. The largest increases will be seen in the Middle East and Africa where the  trend increased to 9.9%. [image: Willis Towers Watson]

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