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12

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Laws in medical tourism destinations regarding commercial organ transplant

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Many medical tourism destinations offer quality medical tourism facilities including organ transplant procedures. This has provided an opportunity to people who need to go under this medical procedure to stay healthy and fit. Not all medical tourism destinations allow such procedures in their countries. Some countries see this procedure as a charity and allow their people to avail these treatments. India      India is one among top three medical tourism destinations in Asia, and the world. It offers excellent medical tourism facilities to people across the world. Top surgeons of the country are able to offer advanced transplant treatments to people….

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Aug
26

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Fertility Tourism is the best way to deal with infertility and stress

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Fertility Tourism is a growing worldwide phenomenon, which is an opportunity for couples who cannot have their babies. The stress of infertility is unavoidable and this could lead to depression in a loving relationship. In order to deal with this stress, medical tourism offers you the best and successful treatment for this situation. What is fertility tourism? It involves traveling to a foreign land in order to avail reproductive or fertility treatment. According to Guido Pennings, “Reproductive tourism is the travelling by candidate service recipients from one institution, jurisdiction, or country where they can obtain the kind of medically assisted…

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Jun
8

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Medical tourism fueled by expensive medical treatment in developed countries

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It is certainly true that medical tourism evolved out of the need of people to search for and receive alternative medical treatment, and treatment that is equal for everyone but special for each one. The United States and the United Kingdom are the two best examples to understand the reason behind the growing medical tourism industry in other countries. Before ObamaCare, public healthcare and healthcare policies governed the lives of people in the USA. Gradually, people realized that the healthcare system was hollow and meaningless. Expensive medical treatment in the USA was a major factor that led to the outflow…

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May
31

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The disadvantages of medical tourism that we often overlook

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Medical tourism has become immensely popular throughout the world. It helps the patients from developing countries travel to developing countries for getting inexpensive medical treatments and surgeries. Apparently, medical tourism does not seem to have any cons and both patients and medical tourism facilitators are on the winning side. If you delve deeper and think more, then you will notice that this trend has some serious disadvantages. The first and foremost point of concern is the quality of medical treatments that you will get at unbelievably low prices. Compromising your health just for saving a couple of thousand bucks is…

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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
3

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India is becoming a prime medical tourism destination for Africans

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Africans are of high opinion of Indian health services. Many Africans travel to India for the sake of quality treatment. India is one such country, which provides a quality treatment at an affordable price. Indian healthcare revenues stood at $45 billion in 2012 and are expected to reach $160 billion by 2017, as per the India Brand Equity Foundation’s report. The low cost medical services have resulted in a rise in medical tourism, attracting patients from across the world. The medical tourism industry in India pegged at $1 billion per annum, growing at around 18 percent and is expected to…

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Apr
19

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Is medical tourism cost effective in India

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The first world countries have always been more expensive in areas where human skills and workforce are concerned. Yes, there was some debate about the quality aspects of the work and working conditions, but these have been put to rest during the last few decades. This was mainly due to the opening of boundaries and the exposure that people got from travelling abroad and bringing back with them. It affected the medical community in the same manner, and resulted in the raising of standards and procedures to equal their western counterparts. This community had the resources to implement the changes…

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Apr
17

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India vs. US pharmaceutical companies

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India is known to be one of the best, although still in its developing stages, medical tourism destination in the world and has proved its effectiveness in providing the best healthcare services and medical retreat facilities of international standards, at very affordable prices to medical tourists all over the world. There has always been an increased flow of medical tourists every year and people have always enjoyed the freshness and innovative experience, both in the Indian culture as well as the technical advancements. Recent Issues However quite recently, there was an issue between the Indian government and the US based…

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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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