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Egypt targets medical value tourism from Gulf, Africa
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Egypt targets medical value tourism from Gulf, Africa

New Delhi, Sept 25: Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare, Egypt, Ahmed al-Sobky has said that the entity works on creating a strong consortium of private and public hospitals that would fulfill the demand of African and Arab medical travelers, Egypt Today has reported.…

17 million in Europe experienced ‘long COVID’
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17 million in Europe experienced ‘long COVID’

Tel Aviv, Sept 22: New modelling conducted for WHO/Europe by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine in the United States shows that in the first two years of the pandemic, at least 17 million individuals…

Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19-hit US adults have long COVID
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Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19-hit US adults have long COVID

New Delhi, Sept 20: New data from the Household Pulse Survey show that more than 40% of adults in the United States reported having COVID-19 in the past, and nearly one in five of those (19%) are currently still having symptoms of “long COVID.” The data were collected from…

Freshcraft launches gadget for safer indoors in Dubai
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Freshcraft launches gadget for safer indoors in Dubai

Kochi, Sep 18: Amid a report by the WHO that cites atmospheric pollution as among the greatest health hazards, a Kochi-based startup launched an intelligent safety device that guarantees quality indoor air and surface.Freshcraft Technologies unveiled ‘Tenshield’ at a function…

New vaccine shows promise in malaria fight
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New vaccine shows promise in malaria fight

New Delhi, Sept 15: Mosquirix, the only malaria vaccine to receive approval from the World Health Organization (WHO), has shown modest efficacy against symptomatic malaria, which has triggered the need for developing more effective malaria vaccines. A recent phase 2 clinical…

Maldives brings more medical tourists to Kochi
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Maldives brings more medical tourists to Kochi

Kochi, Sept 13: The Maldives has become a mainstay of medical tourism in Kerala with Kochi proving to be the gateway and base for the same. Kochi has pipped Thiruvananthapuram with its improved air connectivity to the Maldives. Now, there are 14 weekly arrivals to Kochi from…

Keralite doctor wins case, £23k in England
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Keralite doctor wins case, £23k in England

By Vinod NedumudyKochi, Sept 10: A Keralite doctor, a native of Koonammavu in Ernakulam district, who was sacked for raising concerns about patient safety in England has won a case against England's hospital regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) along with 23,000 pounds…