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How to deal with cultural issues related to medical tourism

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Medical tourism has opened doors to various exotic countries to the developed nations across the globe. This has led to an exchange and experimentation with various beliefs, customs and lifestyle of the people of the tourism country. Before travelling to the destination country for any medical procedure, it is important to have more than 75% knowledge about the basic customs and code of conduct of the host country. “When in Rome do the Romans”, this is the phrase that comes in handy while preparing to dodge the cultural issues related to medical tourism. To help you through your journey we…

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Medical tourism and its economic ramifications

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Medical tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in present times. Though initially it was felt that it would have a temporary growth and during the financial meltdown around the world, this industry would come to an abrupt halt. On the other hand, this industry seems to be thriving without any hindrance.  On the contrary, medical tourism is a boon for the host country and is a blessing in disguise. The economic gurus had foreseen this happening in the mere future but never in their wildest dreams had they expected it to affect the economy. Development of the host…

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Common myths related to medical tourism busted

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When it comes to medical treatment, people rarely do their homework. While the patient may have to finances to afford treatment abroad, there is very little awareness of “what” is available. Let us get rids of the more common ones! Myth 1 A place like South Asia is backward. Busted Globalisation has dissolved international boundaries, the education and equipment standards are common across countries. Doctors study in countries leading the technological discoveries, and go back with that knowledge. Virtually non-existent Trade Restrictions let the latest of equipments be shipped and installed around the world. The facilities are the same! Myth…

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Costa Rica as growing medical tourism destination

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Why Costa Rica A short flight from Miami, Florida Costa Rica can be reached within 2½ hours. It has a mild and comfortable climate which is an advantage considering that most of the medical tourists who decide to visit are from colder countries and they enjoy the tropical climate, as well as a comparatively high standard by Central American standards. Add to this the cost factor, which weighs heavily in favour of getting procedures done there and effect a saving of nearly 60%. The Country boasts of two distinct seasons an Eternal Spring in San Jose (Central Valley) having a…

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