Update news medical tourism
The combination of lower costs and highly skilled doctors is one of the reasons why an increasing number of foreigners and Vietnamese expatriates are seeking medical care in Vietnam.
Healthcare and medical tourism products in Ho Chi Minh City are based on a system of 131 hospitals, both public and private.
Medical tourism has emerged as a major trend around the world as the COVID-19 pandemic and environmental pollution have caused people to pay more attention to their health.
About 350,000 foreigners came to Vietnam in 2018 to obtain medical treatment, bringing $2 billion in turnover to the country, not to mention the money travelers spent on healthcare services during their trips.
S. Sokunthea, a 38-year-old Cambodian, was brought to Vietnam for treatment at the City International Hospital in HCM City.
VietNamNet Bridge - Medical tourism can bring huge incomes to countries, but it has not been properly exploited in Vietnam.