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Record number 501090
Title Medical tourism is not global: Are asian hospitals targeting the wrong markets?
Author(s) Ormond, Meghann
Source Medical tourism is not global: are Asian hospitals targeting the wrong markets?, IMTJ - International Medical Travel Journal, Herts HP4 2UB, UK, 2015-12-10, Ian Youngman,
Department(s) WASS
Cultural Geography
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2015

It is a well believed fact that medical tourists seeking treatment travel from wealthy countries to middle or lower income areas where the cost of treatment is much cheaper. Yet the latest research by Dr Meghann Ormond suggests this fact is more fiction.

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