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Thailand starts to welcome back medical tourists

Thailand's government has re-opened the country for medical tourists by launching a new special visa that at least 1,700 people have already applied for. The news will be welcome for major medical tourism operators like Bumrungrad whose shares are down 33% on a like-for-like basis. Medicals tourists will only be able to arrive by air […]

Amil CEO quits

The CEO of Brazil's largest payor-provider Amil has resigned 20 months after taking on the role. HBI investigates.

Fortis asks Supreme Court to unblock sale to IHH

Could the end of the Fortis Healthcare sale saga finally be in sight? Fortis has asked the Indian Supreme Court to allow IHH to finally start its open offer, nearly two years after the acceptance period was due to start.

IFC loans $5.2m to Ghanaian hospital

The IFC has loaned $5.2m to Nyaho Medical Centre, which claims to be the first private medical centre in Ghana, to help it expand outside of the capital Accra. 

COVID takes shine of Apollo’s Q4 results

The Q4 results of India's largest hospital group by revenue, Apollo Hospitals, show the effect of a falling footfall, deferred electives and the loss of medical tourism will make for a troubling start to FY21.

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