South-east Asia seen as medical tourism's "sweet spot"
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 - 5:50 AM
US-based industry resource Patients Beyond Borders estimates that the global medical tourism market is expanding by 25 per cent a year - it reached US$55 billion with 11 million medical tourists in 2013.
THE lines snaking into Bangladesh's overwhelmed hospitals are often so long, says Nusrat Hussein Kiwan, that they extend into the street outside - too many patients seeking too few quality doctors. So, through a Google search, the wife of a Bangladeshi construction executive...