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Guidelines for choosing the best medical tourism company

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There are numerous medical tourism companies and facilitators in the market. They boast about their high quality and faithful services in their websites. With countless medical tourism facilitators around you, it is difficult to choose the right one. Not all the facilitators are completely honest with their clients about pricing, services, terms and conditions. Lack of transparency and dishonesty of the medical facilitators can put you into grave trouble when you finally land abroad for treatments. That is why medical tourists must be cautious about selecting their medical tourism company. The price of services is one of the most important…

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Jun
26

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Staying informed and alert to keep medical tourism safe

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We find ourselves asking this question very often. In fact, for a medical tourist this is the most important question of all, but if you ask a frequent traveler whether it is safe to travel, then you might be shocked to hear a blatant no! The fact is that the life that we so guard preciously rests on very unsteady circumstances in the modern world and a person hardly has a guarantee of life when traveling. All said and done, it is also true that there is always a hope that helps us believe in life, in surviving a few…

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Jun
22

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Returning expat doctors give medical tourism the edge in India

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India has grown tremendously as a destination for medical tourism. As a result, several Indian cities have made their mark on the medical tourism industry. Chennai has made remarkable progress, and is known as the health care capital of India. The medical capabilities of the city are a result of reverse brain drain, as several native doctors return from Europe and the USA. The city has developed as a top budget medical tourism destination in the country. Doctor Paul Ramesh moved to Britain in the 1990s to get the best surgical training. He returned to India, and is now treating…

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Jun
21

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Medical tourism is a ray of hope for those denied treatment

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In a recent incident, a Nigerian man was denied treatment for his cardiovascular and kidney disorder in United Kingdom. Advancements in medicine is supposed to be at its apex in the UK, and the doctors supposedly the best in the world. After the doctors refused to take up his case, he turned to other countries that were offering him a welcome change from the closed doors of English hospitals. He had no other alternative but to turn to modern medicine and medical tourism for answers. It is true that when you receive no hope or encouragement from anyone you leave…

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Jun
2

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Arabian countries are a major source, and a destination for medical tourism

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The Middle East, in the last few years has seen an uphill rise in the popularity of medical tourism. The state of the art infrastructure, trained doctors and medical facilities that are at par with the best hospitals of the world have attracted people from all across the world. Those who are interested in cosmetic surgery would be glad to hear about the cost of operational procedures. They are much less than procedures in the U.S. and the doctors are just as good as the doctors in America. The inflow of the Middle Eastern population for medical tourism hasn’t been…

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May
17

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Latin America dominates the medical tourism industry

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Exorbitant rates governing healthcare facilities in one country, gives impetus to healthcare organizations in other countries where the rates are affordable. This entire phenomenon of a person travelling from his country to some other country in order to seek an affordable medical treatment is medical tourism. The countries that patients fly to for treatments are the medical tourism destinations. These are the destinations where one can expect premium healthcare services at affordable rates. It is a clear point that patients travel to foreign countries to seek a less expensive treatment. If we talk about Latin America, it is a prime…

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Apr
24

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Jacksonville’s economy receives a boost through medical tourism

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Jacksonville is a great place to be in, as there is a lot to do from making a trip to the Disney World to visiting the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.  Not only is Jacksonville the destination for avid tourists but it equally doubles up as the best destination for specialised medical treatment.  Jacksonville is particularly known for its cancer treatment facilities at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute and many patients are referred there. Of course, Jacksonville has a number of tourist attractions, such as the Gator Bowl, the golf courses and the zoo, which have given the economy…

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Apr
7

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What benefits does India offer to medical tourists?

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India has always been a tourist destination due to the wide range of destinations it has to offer. This has lured the foreign tourist even more since the costs involved for a holiday in India is far lower than a holiday in Europe or US. India and the First World: The hygiene and the clinical standards required are available to the patient at par with the advanced countries. This was a major concern a while back. Modern equipment that compares favourably with the best available worldwide, functioning with the doctors who are recognised in their field are at hand to…

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Mar
29

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An all-inclusive guide to medical tourism

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Health concerns have always been top priority for all. Good and timely treatment is the need of the hour. The best option seems to be medical tourism, where the quality of procedure and doctors is assured and reliable. There are service providers who specialize in this and in consultation with your doctor, they would be the best source of information and guidance you could get. A few pointers to help you travel down the right path towards recovery:- First, you need to identify the countries where the type of treatment you need is available. This is possible through the Joint…

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