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21

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Poland fast becoming Europe’s favored destination for medical tourism

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Poland is one of those nations, who know the importance of quality medical facilities in the development of a country. Earlier, Poland was known for expensive medical treatments like dental work, plastic surgeries, and hip replacements. These treatments usually cost 30 to 60% high than other countries. Now, the Polish government is promoting medical tourism in their country. The main motive of the government is to attract medical tourists from across the world, especially people from Germany, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and the UK. They offer flights, lodging, and tourism facilities at highly affordable prices. According to them, this will help…

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May
22

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Japan putting in the effort to become a destination for medical tourists

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Japan is known as land of the rising Sun and of cherry blossom which is called sakura. This pale pink flower fills the landscape of the country every spring and symbolizes importance of art and culture in Japan. The flower has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon in the country, which inspires many of the cherry blossom festivals as well as tours around the nation. Triple Tourists Influx The country is trying to boost tourism industry in the country and Shinzo Abe who is Prime Minister has set a target to triple tourists coming to the country by the end…

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May
14

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Turkey fast becoming a medical tourism destination of the world

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Turkey has always been a well known tourist destination in the world especially for grandeur of its architecture, historical places, luscious cuisine, wonderful beaches, its art and craft and the most modern resorts. According to statistics, as many as thirty million tourists visit the country to explore its natural and architectural beauty. Most famous destination in the country is the blue mosque in Istanbul and other things during your stay include going for a swim in the Mediterranean water or taking a sip at the world-renowned coffee country produces. Recent addition in this list has been healthcare and country is…

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May
10

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Australians to save massive amounts owing to overseas treatment

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A private health insurer NIB had announced to offer discounts on surgical packages to Australian health tourists interested in getting a treatment in Asia. This means, the patients will save well on money if they opt for medical tourism. Increasing numbers of Australian patients flying to other countries for treatment is probably due to the huge difference of costs of treatments and long waiting lists in their nation. The patients have a clear chance to save on money if they go to some medical destinations where the treatments like dental, cosmetic, and other surgeries cost almost the half of what…

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Apr
30

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Medical tourism: The future of global healthcare

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The Government of Kenya for its long-term project Kenya’s Vision 2030- has identified some flagship projects in the medium term i.e. from 2008-2012, out of which one is to delink the Ministry of Health from the delivery of services in order to enhance the management of the health institutions of the country. It is a good measure of making counties responsible for delivering and maintaining health services; however, they must exercise a certain process wherein substandard healthcare and services do not tarnish the industry.  Many middle-income economies have made quality healthcare a priority for not only domestic healthcare but also…

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Apr
30

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Economic benefits of medical tourism

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Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with medical tourism leading the industry from the front. Medical tourism is over powering all other segments of tourism industry all across the world. Since medical tourism attracts the high-end tourists from developed and developing nations, it gives an economic boost to not only developed countries but also small or deprived regions, which otherwise are rich in traditional methods of health. The main impact of medical tourism is that it brings direct foreign exchange earnings and contributes greatly to government revenues. It offers employment and business opportunities to the…

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Apr
5

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Indonesia and the medical world

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The group of islands, combined to be known as Indonesia and scattered along the equator, is not only famous for its exotic beaches and breath-taking views but also for its reach in medical tourism and based on the fact that it manages to pull in a mind-boggling number of tourists every year who seek medical treatments. The government of Indonesia currently promotes medical tourism in the country at quite a large scale and Indonesia is a developing medical tourism industry, where people visit for medical retreats and treatments. Why Indonesia? Like every successful tourist destination, Indonesia too attracts its foreign…

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Mar
31

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What makes Thailand just right medical tourism destination

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South East Asia is known for its warmth, hospitality and the friendly climatic conditions, making it a veritable magnet for general tourism. The inexpensive costs of living and the fact that they have caught up with the western world in terms of medically skilled doctors and state-of-the-art equipment makes it the perfect choice for procedures that would cost the earth in comparison. The mental state of mind, which dictates that cosmetic and other enhancing surgeries are preferred away from prying eyes of neighbours and friends, only makes the prospect even more attractive. Other strong supports The costs are always a…

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Mar
30

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Effect of AEC on medical tourism

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Medical Tourism in Asia has developed at a large scale and has spread its reach almost every nook and corner of the continent, attracting thousands of global patients every year, who seek medical treatments and retreats. Thailand alone managed to flock in about 2 million medical tourists in the year 2012, generating overwhelming revenue of $4.4 billion. Similarly, Singapore, a country with one of the most advanced medical specialties, received an income of more than $2 billion in 2012. How AEC will affect? Due to be signed-off in 2015, the AEC (ASEAN Economic Community), consisting of 10 Southeast Asian countries,…

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