News In Review: Volume 9, Issue 18

Why A Pill That’s 4 Cents in Tanzania Costs Up To $400 In The U.S.  

Npr.org – Two pills to wipe out hookworm could cost you 4 cents. Or $400.

It just depends where you live. The 4 cents is in Tanzania. That’ll cover the two pills it takes to knock out the intestinal parasite. But in the United States, where hookworm has re-emerged, the price for two 200 mg tablets of albendazole can cost as much as $400.

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4th Greek Tourism Expo: Medical tourism a ‘golden opportunity’ for Greece

torosnews.gr – Greece needs to work hard to penetrate and expand its share of the medical tourism market, according to sector expert Keith Pollard, managing editor of the International Medical Travel Journal, addressing a seminar held during the 4th International Tourism Exhibition in Athens.

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The Rise of Medical Tourism Accepting Crypto Currencies

Forbes.com – Healthcare is being transformed in many ways. For example, not only are the rich and super-rich embracing concierge medicine, but also so are those less wealthy looking for higher quality care than is often traditionally available.

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