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28

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Germany and Poland come together for medicine and synergy

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According to recent reports, Poland’s Ministry of Economy plans to extend its functions towards development of medical tourism in the country with Germany’s help. It has become clear that Poland is looking at a bigger and more profitable future of medical tourism. The government is evidently planning to invest in medicine and with the help of the Germans, this will be a smoother process. The recent talks between German and Polish dignitaries have raised questions about the countries’ plan to begin an exchange program between the countries. The move to encourage medical tourism also indicates the government’s plans to re-establish…

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Jun
19

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Philippines: The fountain of stem-cell therapy youth

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Philippines is fast becoming the tourist spot of the world, not for its natural beauty, its beaches and lagoons, but for its controversial stem cell therapy which is truly science’s fountain of youth for us. In this therapy, stem cells from the patient’s body are injected back to them. The stem cells being re-injected are grown in the fat of the patient’s body and extracted for the procedure. Although it sounds complicated and a little disgusting, it is exactly what Manila women are taking advantage of to look younger and younger each day. In fact, some women report to have…

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Jun
13

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Australia: The rising destination for medical tourism industry

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Although the world wasn’t looking at Australia at all as far as the medical tourism industry was concerned, after nib’s initiative to promote medical tourism in Australia, the medical industry is also looking up to the opportunity. Nib options are a novel idea in which they will provide some customized choices to travelers at a fee. They can avail those medical facilities that come as a package and are available in Australia and overseas as well. Based in Australia and New Zealand, the company is offering its services to anyone visiting these countries. This is a first in the line…

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Jun
3

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Panama: An economical and exciting place for tourists

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Blessed with natural beauty, Panama has almost every feature of a tourist destination that could give it all the reasons to put a hefty price tag on it. Unfortunately it is just not so. Since Panama has just started to promote itself as a tourist destination, visiting the place is comparatively affordable. The Economist has just declared Panama as one of the ten least expensive and economical places to visit. Safe and tourist friendly place Panama is one of the safest countries in the world, and that could be one of the reasons tourists like to visit it. You do…

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May
25

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Can Florida become the next best medical tourism destination

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Medical tourism is one of the most profitable industries at present. Many developing countries are making money from this industry. Florida’s government has decided that they too can transform their state into one of the most prominent medical tourism destinations. Florida is best known as a beautiful destination for the sun and sand lovers. It is also a great home for many. Apparently, it has enough potential for becoming the next best medical tourism destination but the governing body may have to cross some hurdles before Florida can make its name in the international market. Proposals of making a steep…

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May
25

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Central Europe – The new destination for medical tourism

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Medical tourism is growing in popularity everyday and more so in countries like USA where around forty million people do not have medical insurance and about one hundred and twenty million do not have any dental insurance. As per reports in 2012, almost 1.5 million US people went abroad to other countries to meet their healthcare needs. Additionally, the US citizens spent about thirty five billion dollars on medical treatments abroad and majority of these procedures were conducted in Asian as well as Latin American countries. Medical Tourism Destination Some of the most favored destinations for medical tourism have been…

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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
21

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Impact of the US healthcare reforms on medical destination image

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Health has become a major priority for individuals over the course of the past few years, owing to which several countries around the world have taken measures to provide affordable healthcare costs for their respective citizens. These countries come up with different health care plans to make sure every one of their citizens can get access to healthcare in the best way possible. The US is no different from these countries and has its own healthcare reform law. Obamacare The reformed healthcare law in the United States has ensured to provide insurance to nearly 30 million people by 2014. Although…

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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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