May
24

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Can medical tourism solve the worldwide healthcare issues

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Medical tourism is seen as the only hope to the growing problem of medical price hike. The developed countries are spending a huge part of their annual national income in providing good medical services to the citizens. The rising prices of different medical services are a burden for both the governments and the people of the developed nations like US. As a big chunk of the total wealth of a developed nation is being absorbed by the medical industry, there is very little left for further development. Despite of huge investment in the medical sector the governments are not able…

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May
22

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Why medical tourism is better than other branches of tourism

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In the present state of the world, responsible tourism has become essential. Many people have turned towards ecotourism and medical tourism as two different forms of responsible tourism. Both ecotourism and medical tourism offers huge benefits to the facilitators, local populace and participants but probably medical tourism is more important for economical growth and substantial development of a particular region. Medical tourism offers patients a chance to get their treatments done offshore at a chosen destination cost effectively. At the same time, it is an opportunity of traveling the world and fulfilling the dreams of visiting exotic places. Medical tourism…

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Apr
26

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New Zealand emerging as medical tourism destination

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Medical tourism is one of the most happening businesses in the present world scenario. As days go by, it is felt the human dependency on the field of ‘Medicine’ is increasing. Human have become so sensitive that even a cough/cold would ring alarm bells and the patient feels that he/she is suffering from some serious illness. This type of phenomenon is more predominantly seen in developed countries. In the presence of such high demand for medical treatment and the strict health care norms, certain developed countries have, resulted in the rapid increase of prices of medical treatment. New Zealand is…

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Apr
11

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Malaysia claims to be a dream healthcare destination

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A general character of the tourism industry involves compartmentalizing itself into sectors that solve their mercenary purpose nicely. Tourism experts are always after devising strategies to open plethora of mercenaries for them. For instance, Malaysia is all eyes on the Medical Tourism Sector that is inherent with substantial potential for revenue generation. Patients in developed western countries, particularly in the US, are looking for good quality but low cost sites that offer not just medical services but also have attractive tourism attributes. Kuala Lumpur based Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC)’s chief executive Dr. Mary Wong explained in an interview with…

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Apr
8

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Medical tourism: Developed v/s developing world

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The Developed Mentality Medical tourism is the latest trend, which is affecting the entire world, be it the developed countries or the developing countries. There was a time when people felt that it was better to go to a developed country for a complicated or sophisticated surgery. People used to spend huge amounts of their fortunes in order to go to a developed country like the US or UK or Australia for expert treatment. The reason for this was that people were of the opinion that in the developed countries they would receive the best treatment since these countries had…

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