Nigeria: Medical tourism profile
The healthcare system is inadequate, badly run and often corrupt. Nigeria has growing ethnic problems, with tribal conflict and endemic corruption.
Medical tourism numbers in
A few hundred to low thousands.
Medical tourism numbers out
In 2018 the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI) said that Nigeria has around 9,000 outbound medical tourists a month, over 100,000 a year, with India being the major beneficiary of 500 visits a month.
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) estimates 30,000 Nigerians travel for surgery.
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