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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
29

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Best medical tourism destinations worldwide

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Medical tourism has seen a remarkable growth over a decade and a half, as people have realized that how beneficial it is travelling to healthcare destinations and enjoys the best of quality and money savings. Following are some of the best medical tourism destinations that the patients should go to in order to seek quality health care overseas. Have a look: Costa Rica: The universal healthcare system – “Caja” – in Costa Rica costs a meager amount of $ 30 to $ 90 per person per month. This package covers everything ranging from doctor visits, tests, surgeries to prescription. Affordability…

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May
8

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Clinics in Dominican Republic goes hi tech to boost its US medical tourism

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The Metropolitan Hospital of Santiago (HOMS) inaugurated the first robotic surgery institute in the Caribbean. The institute is named after Dr. Davis Samadi, who was the trailblazer in robotic prostate surgery and was also a member of the Fox News Medical A Team. Dr. Samadi regarded the robotic arm achievement as a blessing that would change the lives of large number people as being the part of the first robotic institute in the Caribbean. The institute is going to offer treatment facilities for prostate, kidney, gynecologic and surgical cases. With the techniques developed by doctor Samadi who was the first…

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Apr
30

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Medical tourism: The future of global healthcare

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The Government of Kenya for its long-term project Kenya’s Vision 2030- has identified some flagship projects in the medium term i.e. from 2008-2012, out of which one is to delink the Ministry of Health from the delivery of services in order to enhance the management of the health institutions of the country. It is a good measure of making counties responsible for delivering and maintaining health services; however, they must exercise a certain process wherein substandard healthcare and services do not tarnish the industry.  Many middle-income economies have made quality healthcare a priority for not only domestic healthcare but also…

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Apr
28

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The current trends in the dental tourism market

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There has been a spurt in the dental tourism market of late, as there has been an evident surge in both demand and supply and the need for service providers to innovate in order to stay competitive in this dynamic market. Dental tourism is one of the important elements of medical tourism and there seems to be a tight competition in the segment between countries and within countries to garner enough tourists.  This is a booming industry as each dentist is trying to create a niche for his services in order to attract foreign patients.  However, there is a lot…

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Apr
13

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How safe is Medical Tourism

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Medical Tourism has now almost reached its peak status and the number of tourists pursuing the luxury of this mighty industry keeps climbing every year. Simply put, medical tourism is said to happen when people take their time off to travel to various destinations around the world, seeking medical treatments. There has been substantial growth in this field during the past few years. Some studies suggest that about 60,000 to 70,000 tourists travel across the world for medical purposes. Some of the most sought after medical treatments are surgeries related to skin, face, heart and bones. Dental Tourism is another…

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Apr
8

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Medical tourism as the new better alternative

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Just ask yourself  When was the last time you walked back home without wincing because of your creaking knee? When was the last time you broke out in a run without fearing for your weak heart? When was the last time you looked happily in the mirror? If the answer to all these questions is deep sad sigh then here is a solution that can help change your life. Medical tourism is the answer to all these troubling medical issues. What is it?  Medical tourism or health tourism is a term used for an arrangement wherein patients travel from one…

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