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Rise of medical tourism as Africans head to India for treatment

April 10, 2017

By: Albertina Nakale

New Delhi-Jacob Nganga, a 31-year-old Kenyan, stood against all odds when he decided to donate a kidney to his mother, who urgently needed medical attention due to severe health complications. This came to light last week after this reporter reported on medical tourism for African patients flocking to India for treatment.

New Era’s reporter formed part of a group of 29 African journalists, who underwent a two-week training programme at AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, in New Delhi, India, which serves as a medical tourism hub for patients from around the world who seek affordable and professional medical care...[Read More]

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