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  6. STEMMING NIGERIA’S MEDICAL TOURISM

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  1. Medical Tourism: Easy Steps to Penetrate Nigeria Patient Markets

    Affluent Africans are prime targets for medical tourism. In Nigeria, alone, travel to India for healthcare generated more than US $260 million in spending in 2012. Patients also travel to countries other than India; notably South Africa, Dubai, China, and Malaysia, as well as traditional destinations in the United Kingdom and United States. ‍

  2. Unlocking Opportunities in Nigerian Medical Tourism

    Attracting Nigerian patients to the medical tourism market: Explore unique opportunities, patient expectations, and cultural accommodations. Consider working with Global Healthcare Accreditation for gap analysis and accreditation. Choose GHA-accredited providers for exceptional patient experiences. Contact Global Healthcare Resources for market penetration expertise. Discover the potential of ...

  3. Medical tourism profile for Nigeria: Statistics and data

    Medical tourism numbers out. In 2018 the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI) said that Nigeria has around 9,000 outbound medical tourists a month, over 100,000 a year, with India being the major beneficiary of 500 visits a month. The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) estimates 30,000 Nigerians travel for surgery.

  4. Nigeria's medical tourism spending rises by over 40%

    The PUNCH observed that the amount spent in Q1 2023 was an increase of 40.54 per cent from the $0.74m spent in Q1 2022. A breakdown shows that medical tourism gulped $0.34m in January 2023, $0.32m ...

  5. Attracting Patients: Proven Strategies for Nigerian Medical Tourism

    Understanding the Nigerian Medical Tourism Market. Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, offers a promising market for medical tourism. Its population, coupled with a growing middle class and increasing healthcare demands, presents substantial opportunities for healthcare providers. Understanding the distinct features of this target ...

  6. PDF Medical Tourism in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges and Recommendations

    context to the Medical tourism sector. 3. To explore the reasons why patients are travelling to India to avail medical treatment. 4. To provide recommendations to strengthen Nigeria medical tourism Sector. 4.0 Methodology Research Design The adopted research design for the present research is an exploratory and analytical research design.

  7. Physicians as medical tourism facilitators in Nigeria: ethical issues

    The engagement of physicians in Nigeria to recruit medical tourists raises ethical concerns, which could lead to abuse if not addressed. There are concerns that physicians are being given financial inducements based on the number of patients they refer to medical tourism centers in different countries ( 20 ).

  8. Nigeria Has A New President, But A Familiar Debate About Medical Tourism

    According to the World Bank, Nigeria has a life expectancy of just 53, compared to 60 for Nigeria's neigbors Cameroon and Benin. Since Akunyili's tenure, medical tourism has remained rife ...

  9. Assessing the associated medical, legal, and social issues in medical

    Medical tourism is thriving in Nigeria among both elites and non-elites with over $1 billion annual expenditure on medical tourism. Inadequate healthcare infrastructure caused by economic problems, corruption and low budgetary allocation to the country's health sector, and lack of trust in the country's healthcare systems to handle complex medical procedures have contributed to this trend.

  10. Assessing the associated medical, legal, and social issues in medical

    Medical tourism is thriving in Nigeria among both elites and non-elites with over $1 billion annual expenditure on medical tourism. Inadequate healthcare infrastructure caused by economic problems, corruption and low budgetary allocation to the country’s health sector, and lack of trust in the country´s healthcare systems to handle complex medical procedures have contributed to this trend.

  11. Nigeria spends $1.04m on medical tourism in 2023

    July 25, 2023. Medical tourism. Advertisement. Lara Adejoro. Foreign healthcare-related services spent by Nigeria in the first quarter of 2023, is totalled $1.04m. The total spending for the period under review was obtained by PUNCH Healthwise from the quarterly statistical bulletin of the Central Bank of Nigeria for Q1 2023.

  12. PDF Practice and Determinants of Medical Tourism in Nigeria

    In Nigeria, medical tourism is fast becoming a culture that has adversely impacted on the health system of the country as well as the nation's economy (Abubakar et al., 2018; Epundu et al., 2017). In low and middle income countries like Nigeria, medical tourism is funded usually through out-

  13. Medical Tourism in Nigeria: Challenges and Remedies to Health Care

    One of the greatest problems causing medical tourism in Nigeria and under-development of the health system is the problem of brain drain. Nigeria is a major health staff-exporting country in Africa (Uneke et al., 2007) and this has affected the development of the healthcare system negatively due to shortage of health care providers ...

  14. Stemming Nigeria'S Medical Tourism

    Medical tourism thrives in Nigeria among both elites and non-elites and the reasons for this outward flow are diverse and include: inadequate healthcare infrastructure in the country, mass exodus ...

  15. Medical tourism in Nigeria: Challenges and remedies to health care

    Medical tourism is fast becoming a culture among many Nigerians due to the deplorable state of the health care system in Nigeria. Every month, almost 5,000 people leave the country for various forms of treatment abroad when such treatment should have been carried out in Nigeria. About 1.2 billion dollars is lost to medical tourism yearly in Nigeria which could have been invested in the ...

  16. Medical Tourism, Demographics and Nigeria's Health System

    The global medical tourism market is estimated at US$38.5-55.0 billion based on estimated 11 million cross-border patients and per capita expenditure of US$3500-5000 per visit in 2014. The industry is estimated to grow at 15-25% per annum, faster than any individual economy around the world. The growth of the industry is driven by advances in ...

  17. Implications of Outbound Medical Tourism on Public Health Care

    Outbound medical tourism is a phenomenon in Nigeria thereby contributing to the growth of the health care industry in destination countries. The paper examines the implications of outbound medical ...

  18. Medical Tourism-Issues in Nigeria

    reason why medical tourism by Nigeria. 2.4 Aim and Objectives In this research work, the researcher's aim is at: 1. Present a clear understanding of the term Medical tourism, through evaluation of several definitions 2. To proffer solution to research question1, which is pertaining to the effects of Medical Tourism to Nigeria's economic growth. 3.

  19. Curbing medical tourism in Nigeria

    The association estimates that Nigeria spends about N664bn yearly on medical tourism, and in 2022 alone, lost about 906 medical laboratory scientists to human capital flight. As at today, almost ...

  20. Medical tourism in Nigeria: Challenges and remedies to health care

    About 1.2 billion dollars is lost to medical tourism yearly in Nigeria which could have been invested in the development of the country‟s health care system and the country as a whole. The World Health Organization recently ranked Nigeria 187 out of 191 countries in its ranking of the world‟s health systems above only three countries in the ...

  21. Medical tourism spending falls by $5.24m

    Medical tourism spending falls by $5.24m - CBN. 22nd May 2024. Central Bank of Nigeria, Olayemi Cardoso. By Lara Adejoro. Nigerians spent about $3.82m on foreign healthcare-related services from ...

  22. Senate considers bill to fight medical tourism with improved healthcare

    Making reference to a report by the International Trade Administration, which states that Nigeria is still underdeveloped, lacks modern medical facilities and its healthcare indicators are some of the worst in Africa, Ngwu recalled that to reverse this trend, government approved the second National Strategic Health Development Plan (2018-2020).

  23. Nuclear medicine: Loveworld Medical Centre to save Nigerians cost of

    The Loveworld Medical Centre (LMC) says it is poised to save Nigerians the cost of medical tourism through its advanced medical care in nuclear medicine. The Chief Operating Officer, LMC, Dr Anthony Oseghale, said this on Saturday in Lagos, during the International Loveworld Medical Symposium on ...

  24. Medical tourism to Nigeria (2)

    A lot of patients are coming to Nigeria to have plastic surgery, especially a lot of Nigerian women in the UK and in the US. And the reason for that is the price point. For the plastic surgery ...

  25. LMC Introduces Nuclear Medicine To Curb Medical Tourism Among Nigerians

    LAGOS - To check the high amount of money spent by Nigerians who always embark on medical tourism outside the country, the LoveWorld Medical Centre (LMC) has stated its commitment to providing ...

  26. World Bank appoints new country director for Nigeria

    The World Bank yesterday appointed Dr. Ndiamé Diop as new Country Director for Nigeria. The bank in a statement said: "The newly appointed Country Director for Nigeria, Dr. Ndiamé Diop ...

  27. Sporting Lagos' Biffo aims to stop Enugu Rangers in crucial NPFL clash

    Sporting Lagos head coach, Abdullahi Biffo, has vowed to secure a win against Enugu Rangers at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in their upcoming NPFL Matchday 34 fixture. Following a disappointing 4-1 defeat to Rivers United last weekend, Biffo expressed his determination to bounce back and deliver a strong performance against the Flying Antelopes. "We are very unhappy with the result in Port ...

  28. How will a Labour government support the UK clinical trials industry?

    On 4 July 2024, the people of the UK took to the polls and made their voice heard, voting for a new Labour government and stripping the Conservative party of its 14-year majority.. Sir Kier Starmer's party has taken control of parliament having taken 410 seats, compared to the Conservative Party's 117 seats, a loss of 247 seats from the 2019 election.

  29. Nutrients

    Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) prevalence reached 2.1% in 2022 worldwide [], representing 13.7 million children under five.That same year, across nine countries in the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Northern Cameroon, Chad, The Gambia, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Northern Nigeria, and Senegal), 1.9 million children were admitted to health facilities for SAM, with 8.6% of them experiencing medical ...