Loading...

Stay current with insights from our analysts and industry updates. We also offer customised newsletters to keep your management, sales and marketing teams fully informed - contact us to find out more.

Dubai received 325,000 medical tourists in 2016

Image

 Insights

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]

Read More

The leap to single-payer: what Taiwan can teach

Image

 Insights

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] 

Read More

Medical tourism in Asia for ophthalmology services grows

Image

 Insights

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]

Read More

Japan's births plumb record low in 2017

Image

 Insights

23-Dec-17 Japanese births are expected to total 941,000 in 2017, the lowest tally in statistics going back to 1899, likely resulting in a natural decline in population of more than 400,000 as deaths mark a postwar peak. [image: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare / Nikkei Asian Review]

Read More
Share

 


0111 Banner square pre launch 250x250