Health tourism boosts Thai economy


The amount of money medical tourists have spent in Thailand has more than doubled in four years. In 2012 the government launched a programme to make the country the medical hub of Asia by 2016, attracting medical tourists from across the region and the rest of the world.

(Source: Al Jazeera English YouTube channel)

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