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Singapore 'hopes to attract 1 million health visitors by 2012'

Singapore is hoping its world-class healthcare will help attract more than 1 million visitors every year by 2012.

Healthcare in the country is half the cost of in the UK, says Dr Tyrone Goh, executive director of its National Healthcare Group, reports the Singapore Daily Star

"Patients choose Singapore because the service here is faster, better and cheaper. Clinical outcome in our hospitals is excellent," he told the paper.

Expatriates with international medical insurance could call on public sector facilities – which operate as private entities – or an additional six health care centres, depending on their policy.

Singapore, like other countries hit by the economic downturn, has said its growth will be reduced during the next 12 months.

However, the chief executive officer of Prince Court Medical Centre in Singapore, Stuart D Rowley recently told the paper: "Demand and overseas interest in Singapore healthcare is growing."

According to local property site Singapore Expats, almost everyone in the country speaks more than one language and many understand English, helpful then for potential new residents considering moving there.

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