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Taiwan makes its way up the medical tourism ladder

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Wed, December 18 2019   /  02:18 am

High-powered delegates: Healthcare and pharmaceutical business players, mostly from Asia, take part in the latest international expo in Taipei. Earlier this month, Pandaya from The Jakarta Post’s Supplement team of writers attended the 2019 Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan in Taipei and visited Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and National Taiwan University Hospital for a glimpse of the country’s advancements in the healthcare industry on the invitation of Taiwan’s Health and Welfare Ministry and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). He shares his story.When it comes to medical tourism, Taiwan is arguably less popular among the well-heeled from Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries. Indonesian patients may still traditionally look to Singapore or Malaysia mainly for proximity, but more and more seem to be taking notice of Taiwan.   Over the past few years, more ...