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A four-year-old boy lay dying of malaria in a Benin, West Africa-based hospital. Not 40 feet from his room, a supply closet is fully stocked with the antidote. But the hospital has no basic intravenous lines available to administer the drug. In a country where one out of five children die from malaria before the age of 10, this little boy’s story is all too common.
Medical tourists typically save anywhere from 40 to 90 percent of what their medical procedure would cost at home.
When facilities need a temporary solution to care delivery, sometimes the answer can be found as near as the parking lot.