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New partnership encourages medical tourism from Brunei to Malaysia

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29-Apr-18 2,000 Bruneians received medical treatment in Malaysia in 2017, particularly for cancer, cardiology and fertility. A new partnership between MHTC and Brunei's Darussalam Holdings will make it easier for patients when they travel to Malaysia for treatment. [image: International Travel Journal]

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More Chinese seek IVF abroad

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21-Feb-18 Prospective Chinese mothers are increasingly travelling abroad for in vitro fertilization and egg-freezing treatments. More Chinese women are visiting fertility centers in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the United States, as they look to start, or expand, their families. [image: Imagine China]

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Distrusting China’s medical system, patients turn to US doctors online

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11-Jan-18 A Shanghai start-up called MediStar Health pairs cancer patients with foreign doctors via teleconference. The company, an eight-person operation founded in 2014, charges about USD3,000 to translate hospital records and set up one-hour online consultations for frustrated patients. [image: Fred Dufour_AFP_Getty Images]

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