Medical Tourism in Asia to Reach $8.5 Billion by 2013; Clinical Partnership Opportunities at Upcoming Asia-Based Conferences

FARMINGTON, Conn., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medical tourism has a bright future and Asia is the hotspot for this industry. Thailand and India are the key dominating players; however, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia and South Korea are turning up the competition with government-backed medical tourism programs. Singapore is already planning to develop into a leading health care destination with its medical tourism market experiencing steady growth of 11.9 percent over the past few years from 2004 to 2008. International patient arrivals to Malaysia are expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.27% between 2009 and 2013. A new market research report available from Global Information Inc (GII) provides overviews and key financials of prominent players in the Asian markets for medical tourism.


GII is also excited to announce two new international conferences will be taking place in early 2013. These global events focus on building relationships and partnerships in critical life science areas.

Asia Medical Tourism Analysis and Forecast to 2015

Medical tourism in Asia has increased rapidly in recent years as foreign tourists flock to exotic regions for healthcare services. The medical tourism industry in Asia is expected to reach USD $8.5 billion by 2013 at double digit compound annual growth rates.

This new report provides detailed analysis about the past, present and future outlook of medical tourism in Asia. Six Asian countries (India, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, and South Korea) markets have been covered in this report. Each country markets has been analyzed from the point of medical tourist arrivals, medical tourism market, cost of medical treatment, patient perceptions, driving forces of that market, and roadblocks (challenges) to the market. This report provides valuable information to clients looking to venture into these markets and helps them to advise strategies while going for an investment in these markets. This report will help Investment Bankers, Research Analyst, Management Consultants, Researchers, Wealth Managers etc. to have access to the latest trends and recent developments in medical tourism industry.

An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at

Taiwan Trials 2013

February 26 – 27, 2013 | Taipei, Taiwan

Your business is about much more than just knocking on doors. Your marketing strategy is much more than a lead generator.Taiwan Trials 2013 will give you the unique opportunity to position your business in front of decision makers from Taiwan's and the region's most progressive companies involved in pharmaceutical, biotech, clinical management, clinical data management, clinical supply and many more.

To generate sales in Taiwan, you need a Taiwan-oriented platform and genuine leadership position. To generate awareness and response, you need targeted, decision-maker focused, geographically effective marketing. To generate profits, you need to attend Taiwan Trials 2013. Register today to meet trial sponsors, CROs, hospitals and technology and solution providers from Taiwan and elsewhere at this unique meeting platform to build close relationships.

More information available at

4th Annual Clinical Trial Supply China 2013

January 16 – 17, 2013 | Beijing, China

Compared with Western countries, the growing clinical trials industry in China has many advantages – particularly relating to lower costs - this is why so many multinational pharmaceutical and biotech companies are transferring their clinical trial centers to China. However, the immature clinical trial supply chain and complicated/changing regulations are still major obstacles for pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the Chinese market. This year's event will provide detailed information and more practical solutions on overcoming these challenges.

This is the only event that focuses on clinical trial supply chain management in China.

Early birds registering before November 2, 2012 will save up to $300!

More information available at

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