Botswana can be the regional medical hub

Professor Pepeta
Professor Pepeta

South African lead specialist and executive dean at the Nelson Mandela University Professor Lungile Pepeta recently said Botswana ws well-positioned than its counterparts in the continent to become a regional medical tourism destination.

Pepeta was speaking at the recent Kalafhi Pemano seminar during the just-ended Global Expo Botswana.

Medical tourism refers to people travelling abroad to obtain medical treatment, primarily because it is cheaper there. It is driven by affordability for the most part.

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