Tunisia is the second most popular destination in the world for thalassotherapy after France. How did it manage to achieve this? The answer lies in its implementation of ISO 17680, which has helped to build a healthy tourism sector and boost the economy.

Medical tourism is seeing healthy growth: almost a quarter-million patients travelled across borders for treatment last year alone. From dental checks to cosmetic surgery, to life-saving procedures, ISO 22525 holds great promise for the sector.  
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Looking after our own and each other’s health and well-being has never been more important. Commuting remains an essential part of our everyday lives and offers us an efficient way to increase physical activity daily. Luckily, electrically power-assisted cycles, or EPACs, are on the rise – paving the …
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Reducing and managing risks related to medical devices is the objective of a key industry standard, ISO 14971. Detailed guidance to optimize its use has just been updated.
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The ISO member for China, SAC, has set its sights on the country’s growing elderly population with new national standards to improve quality of care homes.
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Nutritional labelling of infant formulas is, unsurprisingly, a heavily regulated area, meaning tight rules around the nutrients they contain. ISO has an industry-recognized series of International Standards for the determination of such nutrients, the latest of which has just been published.
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It’s widely accepted that artificial intelligence will have a huge impact on our lives in the coming decades – but how can we be sure this new technology is not just innovative and helpful, but also trustworthy?
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With offshore wind providing a much-needed way to generate sustainable electricity, ISO 29400 provides guidance on the best way to manage associated operations.
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Three new standards are set to help accelerate the arrival of a connected world.
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From droughts to floods, rising seas to extreme weathers, communities around the world are already experiencing increased climate impacts. These pose threats to life, property, economic well-being and to ecosystems. New guidance from ISO will help local governments and communities to prepare for such …