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18

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Medical tourism is beneficial only for people who can afford it

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The cost of medical facilities in the developed countries is very high. The governments of these countries are not being able to control the excessive price hikes of different healthcare facilities. The citizens of developed countries are not content with the medical care they are getting in their own country. The healthcare system has reached its saturation point. The average insurance policies do not cover the costs of treatments and surgeries completely but still the citizens have to pay high rates of premium. Due to all these reasons, people have started to travel to the developing countries for getting treatments…

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May
11

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BVIHSA to use medical tourism for revenue generation

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The acronym BVIHSA stands for “British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority.” The Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon. Ronnie Skelton recently announced that medical tourism is going to be the major financer to develop health services (BVIHSA) in the field. In the House of Assembly’s question and answer section on April 17, Hon. Ronnie Skelton revealed that they are working to bring in health tourism to the nation. He further said that they as a team understand they need help of other people to raise the standard of their healthcare services. They are asking people to come up and…

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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
8

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Medical tourism: Developed v/s developing world

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The Developed Mentality Medical tourism is the latest trend, which is affecting the entire world, be it the developed countries or the developing countries. There was a time when people felt that it was better to go to a developed country for a complicated or sophisticated surgery. People used to spend huge amounts of their fortunes in order to go to a developed country like the US or UK or Australia for expert treatment. The reason for this was that people were of the opinion that in the developed countries they would receive the best treatment since these countries had…

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Mar
27

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Best medical care destinations in Europe

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Europe is a union of one of the most educated countries in the whole world. Almost all of the countries had their share of problems in the two world wars we faced and post war period was a vital time for all these countries to get together and help each other in overcoming all the hurdles. Almost all the countries have developed in the field of medical care and certain countries specialize in offering specific medical treatments. Belgium Belgium is rated by Expatica.com to be having one of the best medical care facilities in the whole of Europe. Belgium is…

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