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  • Medical tourism booms in Asia

    Monday, December 22, 2014
    • medical
    • medical
    Malaysia is a major player in Asia's medical tourism sector, with the market nearly doubled since 2010 and giving a revenue of US$200 million in 2013..

    KUALA LUMPUR -- December 22, 2014: 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 chose a Malaysian hospital for her heart bypass surgery....

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