June 30, 2017

Africa’s Presidents Keep Going Abroad for Medical Treatment Rather than Fixing Healthcare at Home

(Quartz) – The preference for an international doctor’s appointment is steeped in irony as these leaders often make promises about improving local healthcare a central part of their campaigns while seeking office. But by looking beyond the continent for medical … Read More

April 12, 2017

In Turkey’s Cutthroat Hair-Transplant Tourism Industry, the Biggest Losers Are the Patients and Syrian Refugees

(Quartz) – The clinics get away with it, says Oguzoglu, because inspectors from the Health Ministry are more than willing to take bribes in exchange for a warning that an official inspection is coming. “Someone pays the big money,” he … Read More

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