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14

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Dubai: A medical tourism dream coming true

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The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced publicly that they will be giving instructions to the hospitals and nursing homes to chalk out medical tourism packages that they can offer to foreign tourists. This is an honest initiative to start something that go a long way to encourage medical tourism all over the country and we will see both government and privately offered packages available for foreigners. With the DHA’s directive it is clear that they plan to start medical tourism in Dubai in a big way and they plan to start early. This should be a sign for the…

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Jun
4

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Columbia welcoming medical tourists with open arms

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In a world where the medical tourism is touted as a failing system of medicine to offer to people, Columbia comes as a welcome change with its beautiful aromatic coffee beans and flourishing scene of medical tourism. In fact, more and more people are coming to the Latin American state of Columbia every year, not for the coffee, but for the medical facilities. It seems unbelievable but Columbia boasts of some of the medical facilities in Latin America with internationally recognized medical institutions and medical procedures. The government is doing everything in its power to encourage and promote heath tourism…

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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
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
15

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Medical tourism and the place it has for brokers

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Healthcare has become a global option nowadays with many employers opting for medical travel aka medical tourism in order to purchase health care services for their employees from medical facilities located in other countries. This approach would help the employer buy health care services in bulk at lower costs in addition to offering their employees the option of a complimentary travel. It would also benefit patients who can get lower claims with better medical outcomes. In addition to this, the hospital involved in this agreement would get more patients for a specific treatment. This direct collaboration between employers and health…

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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
8

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Clinics in Dominican Republic goes hi tech to boost its US medical tourism

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The Metropolitan Hospital of Santiago (HOMS) inaugurated the first robotic surgery institute in the Caribbean. The institute is named after Dr. Davis Samadi, who was the trailblazer in robotic prostate surgery and was also a member of the Fox News Medical A Team. Dr. Samadi regarded the robotic arm achievement as a blessing that would change the lives of large number people as being the part of the first robotic institute in the Caribbean. The institute is going to offer treatment facilities for prostate, kidney, gynecologic and surgical cases. With the techniques developed by doctor Samadi who was the first…

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Apr
28

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Barbados emerging as medical tourism destination

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The thought of the Caribbean brings to mind fun, beach parties and gentle breezes drifting across the white sands. Thanks to a history of influences through the British and neighbouring Africa, it a blends cordiality and efficiency, inducing a feeling of relaxation and peace within all those who visit. This also happens to be a medical destination, which has earned a reputation as being the most modern of facilities in the Eastern Caribbean offering a dialysis centre, facilities for open-heart surgeries and a decompression chamber. The climate and atmosphere are ideal for a recovery vacation where you can choose between…

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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
23

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Can Canada offer economic medical facilities

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The demand for medical treatment is so huge that at times it is near to impossible for a reputed hospital attend to all its patients. It is not necessarily true that the cost of medical treatment is always high in the developed countries and comparatively less in the developing or under developed countries. Best Bargain The simple law of finding the best bargain is also applicable in the field of medical treatment where patients seek a place for treatment where the price is comparatively less but at the same time, the facilities provided are of excellent standard. We witness that…

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