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8

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Poverty stricken countries offering quality medical tourism facilities

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One thing that often bothers medical tourists is the fact that many of the medical tourism destinations are not financially stable. Some of them are in an acute state of national poverty. Despite of being poverty stricken these countries offer extremely luxurious medical tourism facilities to the foreign patients. Many people and organizations are questioning the ethics of these countries because they are unable to offer similar medical care to their own country people. The truth is that the third world countries are offering high quality medical facilities to the foreign patients for earning huge revenues with which they will…

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Jun
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
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
27

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Africa is fast becoming a hotspot for medical tourists

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Medical facilities are necessary for every living individual. If you cannot get it in your own country then naturally you will have to travel to another country for receiving proper medical care and treatments. The evolution of medical tourism from a mere trend to a fully-grown worldwide industry has been possible due to the huge difference in the prices and quality of medical facilities in different countries. The high costs of medical facilities in the developed countries have forced the patients to travel to countries like South Africa. In the recent years, Africa has made immense advancement in the medical…

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May
20

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How medical tourism influence Indian economy

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Many developing countries are trying to boost their economies with the help of medical tourism. They have recognized the immense potential of this industry and now they want a piece of it for themselves. Well, there is nothing wrong in that but to be successful in this branch of tourism a country needs to have a good, stable medical and business infrastructure. There are many international and domestic hurdles that each of the medical tourism destinations have to face for providing high quality medical services and a great traveling experience to the foreign patients. India has become one of the…

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Apr
23

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Nigeria looking to stem the outflow of medical tourists

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When thinking of an African country, it is hard to picture a destination for getting specialised medical treatment. The news report of any African country does not make for good reading or reactions. A study revealed that an average of 5000 patients went outside the country to get their ailments treated at the more reputable and established centres around the world, but mainly the US, Europe and India. This trend was only among the top echelons who could afford the expense. The average citizen could not and; therefore, have to resort to the best available. The Nigerian Government took up…

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Apr
11

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How medical tourism makes healthcare beneficial yet affordable

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With the growing demand for cost effective treatments, medical tourism is on the boom. Thanks to the affordable packages and offers that the developing world offers, people have no issues in combining a vacation and surgery! The developing advantage:  With travel for health, come various benefits that the developing nations such as Thailand, India and Malaysia promise. Patients feel comfortable and happy in deciding upon these developing nations as the new block for the treatment of an assortment of ailing. Hence, it won’t be wrong to suggest that we are witnessing the rise of the new travel for health age….

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Mar
28

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Asia, the emerging medical hub

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Asia is a continent that is known specifically for medical tourism. With the financial graph of the world going downwards, Asia is turning out to be the most happening place in the field of medical tourism. The term “Medical Tourism” means visits from patients of foreign countries to undergo different types of medical treatment at very affordable prices that at the same time meets international standards. Lastly, to add as a bonus, after the treatment is completed, the patients can visit various places of interest as well. This combines treatment as well as vacation and all of these costs comparatively…

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