African consumer market traveling for medical services, find out why

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Collins Onyango

The African consumer market has the need to send patients abroad. This panel will focus on why there is a need to do so. This part of the discussion will be led by Collins Onyango, a medical tourism specialist tailoring to African consumers. There is also a partnership that has recently developed in Nigeria with the Egyptian Embassy. The main goal of this partnership is to establish standard hospitals and pharmaceuticals throughout Nigeria. This is being funded by Egyptian Investors. Why is this being done? Who benefits from this? The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Engr. Mustafa Bello, will give more insight, background and updates regarding this partnership. It is important to understand what is going on in other countries in order to better serve them or avoid developing the same issues.
Collins Onyango, is the founder and Director of Globlinksolutions in Kenya. He is the first in Kenya to develop such a company. Globlinksolutions helps patients gain access to affordable and immediate quality health services in any destination country. From facilitating negotiations to patiently answering any questions, he loves to assist people overcome their health challenges. Collins is also a well-known blogger on health and wellness issues as well as an Editor of International Medical Travel. Click here to read full bio
This session is part of the Understanding Buyers of Healthcare track, one of the many tracks offered at this year’s World Medical Tourism and Healthcare Benefits Congress. The congress will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada November 3-6, 2013 and this session will take place on Tuesday, November 5.

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