The Thai cabinet approved a project to build an international medical hub in Phuket today (Tuesday), at an estimated cost of about five billion baht. When complete, the project is expected to generate about 62 billion baht in annual revenue through medical tourism, according to Traisuree Traisoranakul, deputy government spokesperson.
The Andaman International Medical Hub will serve as a training centre, producing about 110 doctors, nurses, pharmacists, medical technicians and other medical professionals.
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By Thai PBS World