India’s medical tourism sector is worth as much as 3 billion dollars. The country has built a reputation for low cost, specialized medical procedures. Increasingly that’s drawing patients from Africa. A look at a hospital in the capital, Delhi.
Health tourism is already worth billions of dollars per year and set to grow at up to 25 percent annually over the coming decade, according to a recent study by Visa and Oxford Economics.
India is planning to ban the use of surrogate mothers for foreign couples. But experts say that implementing the proposed ban would be difficult as the surrogacy business brings in a substantial amount of revenue.
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China's growth slowdown and economic restructuring have negatively affected many other Asian economies. But some suggest that they also present opportunities for several countries. DW examines.
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