Singapore: Medical tourism profile

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Inbound medical tourism 2019 45,000
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Tourists 2019 19.1 million
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Population 2021 5.90 million
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A decade ago Singapore was a top medical tourism destination with ambitious plans for expansion. Now it is an also ran that is losing business every year to competitors.

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Inbound

Medical tourism numbers in

The now defunct Singapore Medicine gave figures for inbound medical tourism as:

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Medical tourism numbers out

A few thousand.

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Medical tourism promotion

The government made a decision to stop marketing medical tourism in 2011, due to a lack of beds.

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