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The beautiful island - medical tourism in Taiwan

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08-Feb-17 A coalition of 67 organisations made up of travel companies and medical centres in Taiwan have come together to offer their services to travellers seeking medical treatment overseas. These packages tend to be expensive and aimed at high-end tourists from China. By targeting Chinese patients specifically, Taiwan’s efforts could be more directed than many others and thus potentially more successful. [image: IHMT]

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Chinese couples to be flown to Australia for IVF treatment

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08-Feb-17 Up to 100 Chinese women will receive treatment at Monash IVF, the clinic which completed the world's first IVF pregnancy, in the next 12 months. The move comes in response to the waiting list for IVF clinics in China being up to two years long due to the country's growing middle class and relaxation of the one-child policy. [image: Shanghai Daily]

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Medical travelers clamor for luxe US health care

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08-Feb-17 In 2016, nearly 300,000 foreign patients are estimated to have traveled to the US to seek medical treatments, according to Josef Woodman of Patients Beyond Borders. To entice medical travelers, top medical centers have been spending millions of dollars cultivating their facilities to attract international patients, Woodman noted. More recently, they are seeing a growing influx of patients from China. [image: PYMNTS.com]

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Medical Tourism market grows in Mexico

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07-Feb-17 The Mexican government and the private sector are constantly striving to improve the quality of service and obtain world recognized certifications, in order to become a more reliable destination for patients traveling out of the United States and other countries, who are seeking medical attention provided by qualified physicians, in state-of-the-art facilities at reasonable prices. [image: Global Health Intelligence]

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Singapore's CXA Group gets $25M, adds Facebook cofounder to board

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07-Feb-17 Singapore-based health technology startup CXA Group, which offers an employee benefits and wellness marketplace platform, has raised USD25 mn in Series B funding in a round led by B Capital Group and EDBI. The SaaS platform uses health screening, lifestyle risks, and data from claims and wearable sensors to predict future premium costs. [image: CXA Group]

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