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‘Stem-cell tourism’ needs tighter controls, say medical experts

Stem-cell tourism involving patients who travel to developing countries for treatment with unproven and potentially risky therapies should be more tightly regulated, international health experts said on Wednesday. With hundreds of medical centres around the world claiming to be able to repair damaged tissue in conditions such as multiple sclerosis […]

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THAILAND PRIVATE HOSPITALS INCREASINGLY DEPENDENT ON INTERNATIONAL PATIENTS

Thailand is looking to medical tourism to improve its private hospital business, according to Kasikorn Research Centre.  Medical tourism is a key factor in boosting Thailand’s private hospital business, according to Kasikorn Research Centre. The bank think-tank unit says private hospital business remains promising because it has maintained double-digit growth rates in […]

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Mimiko Urges Govt, Others to Ban Foreign Medical Trips

Nigeria: Former Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has urged the Federal Government and its state counterparts to muster enough political will to discontinue the practice of Nigerians travelling abroad for medical treatment. The Medical Doctor-turned-politician said In Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Thursday that the constant “relocation” of […]