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India's medical tourism gets Africans' attention

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26-Nov-16  India is increasingly becoming popular with Africans seeking medical treatment overseas, because of its more affordable, state-of-the-art equipment and its highly skilled doctors. Visas are issued within a week and treatment is comparatively cheap. Sub-Saharan Africa was facing a severe shortage of health care professionals and lacked adequate health care coverage for those in need of medical treatment. [image: Big News Network]

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Supporting Healthcare supports medical tourism from China to Hamburg

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25-Nov-16 SHC Deutschland GmbH has entered into a strategic partnership with Sinomedik BV in the Netherlands jointly to expand and develop the Hamburg Metropolitan Region as a sought-after destination for Chinese medical tourists. Both companies are looking to position treatment options and "Made in Germany" in the Chinese medical tourism market. [image: Supporting Healthcare]

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IHH Healthcare posts healthy profit, says outlook rosy

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24-Nov-16 IHH Healthcare, the largest hospital operator in Malaysia has reported net profit up 46% to MYR173 mn (USD39 mn) for the third quarter ended in Sep-17. The healthcare provider recorded a 18% spike in revenue in the corresponding quarter from a year ago. Hospital operator Parkway Pantai contributed 63% of revenue and its Turkey subsidiary 33%. [image: Nikkei Asian Review]

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Japan attracting Korean biotech, healthcare companies

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24-Nov-16 Korean biotech and healthcare companies are expanding their business in Japan. Macrogen recently established in Kyoto to provide a genome analysis service. Medipost set up a JV in Japan to release its stem cell therapy product Cartistem. MediTox is supplying anti-aging products in the Japanese market and Tego Science exhibited its anti-wrinkle cell therapy product TPX-105 at Bio Japan. [image: Business Korea]

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