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Study-Hospital-acquired infections high in India.

Hospitals in India have a high burden of infections in their intensive care units (ICU) and general wards where patients recuperate, a study said Thursday. ‘In Indian ICUs, the rate of vancomycin-re… View »

GE wins for second consecutive year at ‘CEO Middle East’ Awards.

UAE. GE (NYSE: GE) has been honoured for the second consecutive year at the CEO Middle East Awards with Nabil Habayeb, GE’s President & Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East, North Africa a… View »

Fortis India is to become Asia’s biggest hospital group.

EW DELHI: India’s second largest hospital chain Fortis Healthcare (India) Ltd is set to become Asia’s top healthcare provider with a total revenue of at least `INR 48 billion (LKR 108.96 billion) and… View »

MALAYSIA: Partnership with airline to boost medical tourism.

MASholidays, the travel arm of Malaysia Airlines is expanding its health screening packages currently offered to customers through an existing collaboration with HSC Medical Center, a diagnostic cent… View »

KENYA: Realistic hopes of becoming a medical tourism destination.

The Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi is hopeful of becoming a medical tourism destination, despite price increases in Kenya’s top hospitals of up to 40% in 4 months, recent publicity surroundi… View »

Medical tourism to get boost in BRIDGETOWN.

BRIDGETOWN – Health Minister Donville Inniss says a new private hospital earmarked for Barbados will provide a much needed injection for the country’s medical tourism drive. The $160 million private… View »

Rural, medical tourism high on State’s priority-Tamilnadu.

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s tourism is poised to offer visiting foreigners a chance to really experience the state’s culture though the new Rural Tourism scheme, said State Minister for Tourism, S Gokula I… View »

Orthopedic Surgery In India for Nigerian Patients.

Orthopedic surgery in India is now being provided to the patients from all over the world with latest facilities and globally benchmarked healthcare services administered by best orthopedic surgeons… View »

Australia – Helping Individuals Respond to Emergency situations.

With the world becoming more obsessive about finances, Australia is no exception. Many men and women looking to travel or migrate to the Land Down Under are now looking closely at private and public… View »

Scientists invent new combination treatment for prostate cancer.

Scientists at Queen’s University have pioneered a new combination treatment for prostate cancer.  The treatment, which has been successful in phase one of trials, will now be tested for efficacy… View »


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