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China - uncovering the wealth in wellness

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17-May-19 China’s outbound travel will have the biggest impact on the global wellness market. Global Growth Markets estimates there will be 900,000 outbound medical tourists from China by 2020, looking for minor treatments such as cosmetic surgery and health checks. [image: Global Wellness Summit]

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Thailand: THG invests in health care

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24-Jan-19 To further establish a foothold in the healthcare market, Thonburi Healthcare has launched Thonburi Bamrungmuang Hospital, a THB4 bn (USD128 mn) investment offering six-star personalised care, equipped with a team of specialists and a comprehensive array of medical technology. [image: The Nation]

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Raffles Medical Group opens its first China hospital in Chongqing

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08-Jan-19 Raffles Medical Group officially has opened its first hospital in China in south-western Chongqing. Touted as Singapore's first tertiary hospital in China, Raffles Hospital Chongqing is a 700-bed facility with a gross floor area of more than 100,000 sqm. [image: Raffles Medical Group]

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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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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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