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Destinations for gender realignment

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In medical tourism sector, the trend of gender realignment is becoming popular. After making name in procedures like plastic surgeries, dental procedures, fertility treatments, and cardiac procedures, destinations like Thailand, Iran, Berlin, and the USA are making their name in gender realignment procedures or surgeries. Today, various countries have made their laws flexible for people seeking gender realignment, and have given them a right to change their gender if they want. This will help them to live their life in a different way. Medical sciences have provided them an opportunity to change their genders according to their choice. Medical tourism…

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Jun
23

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Medical Tourism Industry affected by political instability in Thailand

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Thailand is on its way to become the second largest economy of Southeast Asia. With its immaculate beaches that are paradise for scuba divers, Buddhist temples, thick forests, luxury hotels, and more, accounts for approximately 10 percent of the Thailand’s gross domestic product annually. However, if we talk about medical tourism prospects in Thailand, it is full of ultimate health tourism facilities and people worldwide simply love traveling to Thailand in order to seek healthcare facilities. But if some mishappening like a protest, violence or a coup takes place in a country, it certainly hampers its medical tourism. After the…

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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
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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Apr
25

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Frequently visited dental tourism destinations across the world

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Dental tourism is also referred as dental vacation. It is a subset of medical tourism sector. The main objective as to why people go on a dental vacation is to get cost effective dental care. In the UK, US and many other European countries dental is costly, especially if reconstructive work is required. So people tend to cross international borders and for people who go on a vacation to a dental destination country have an option to work affordable dental care into their vacation. In this article, let us see few of the dental destinations. Hungary boasts more dentists per…

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Apr
4

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The image of the US as medical destination after healthcare reforms

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In the present world, in the list of man’s priorities, after finance comes health. Health is a very important aspect but in the earlier stages of life, we do not give it much importance but as we gradually grow old, it becomes out to most priority. Every country has their own health care program and the US is not to different from the other countries. Obama Care: The US healthcare system, which commonly is known as Obama care, promises to ensure nearly 30 million people are insured by the year 2014. Due to high rising costs and due to complexities…

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Mar
31

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What makes Thailand just right medical tourism destination

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South East Asia is known for its warmth, hospitality and the friendly climatic conditions, making it a veritable magnet for general tourism. The inexpensive costs of living and the fact that they have caught up with the western world in terms of medically skilled doctors and state-of-the-art equipment makes it the perfect choice for procedures that would cost the earth in comparison. The mental state of mind, which dictates that cosmetic and other enhancing surgeries are preferred away from prying eyes of neighbours and friends, only makes the prospect even more attractive. Other strong supports The costs are always a…

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