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Putting luxury into healthcare: Advet Bhambhani

Putting luxury into healthcare: Advet Bhambhani

Hospitals are associated with illness and suffering but the founder of Advet Bhambhani Ventures wants to change that. He tells Arabian Business about his plans to introduce five-star luxury hospitals to the Gulf and beyond

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