• centers
  • Some offer cross-border coverage, like the comprehensive programs we provide to expatriate employee populations of multinational corporations or the products bought by affluent people in developing markets to receive access to nearby centers of medical excellence in their region. (medicaltourismmag.com)
  • In the past this usually referred to those who traveled from less-developed countries to major medical centers in highly developed countries for treatment unavailable at home. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, SEHA manages 57 Primary Health Care Centers, 13 Hospitals, 3 Maternal and Child Health Centers, 3 Specialized Dental Centers, one centre for Autism, and 5 Specialised Facilities like rehab, blood bank and herbal center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the nationwide campaign, those who plan to visit Korea can obtain a wide range of discount coupons and membership cards, which can be used at retailers, restaurants and other businesses here, from the overseas branches of the Korea Tourism Organization, cultural centers, travel agencies and airline firms. (koreatimes.co.kr)
  • Over the years, has accumulated considerable practical experience, extensive professional contacts, developed a system of selection of the best doctors and medical centers profiling. (assuta.clinic)
  • Some promoters of wellness tourism define all wellness travel services as delivered outside medical facilities in spas, health promotion or wellness centers, resorts, or hotels. (wikipedia.org)
  • The doctor is specifically referring to special hotel-like hospitals that would serve as centers for holistic rejuvenation. (plasticsurgeryphil.com)
  • foreigners
  • Their endeavors have paid off as substantially higher numbers of foreigners have flooded popular tourist spots in and out of Seoul and spent billions of dollars to buy luxury brand goods, souvenirs and other Korean products. (koreatimes.co.kr)
  • The city has an estimated 12,500 hospital beds, of which only half is used by the city's population with the rest being shared by patients from other states of the country and foreigners. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jancy Joseph, who runs a private dental clinic here, said tooth treatment for foreigners was a hit on account of the huge cost difference. (medindia.net)
  • The customers are mostly foreigners-three of the city's boardinghouses are constantly booked with American, British, French, Japanese, and Israeli surrogacy tourists. (motherjones.com)
  • sought
  • According to reports, 15,000 visitors sought healing at various hospitals of the state last year," said Augustine. (medindia.net)
  • During the 18th century, Church Stretton began to develop as a spa town, attracting those who sought to escape the new urbanisation and industrialism of Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • nation's
  • Under the slogan titled "Korea Grand Sale 2011," which will begin on Jan. 10, 2011 and last through Feb. 28, more than 14,000 department stores, shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, theme parks and other hospitality-related establishments will participate in the nation's largest shopping-oriented tourism festival across the country, the Visit Korea committee said. (koreatimes.co.kr)
  • Bayan Lepas, home to numerous multinational firms, is a major manufacturing centre, while George Town is the nation's leading medical tourism hub. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Medical tourism refers to people traveling to a country other than their own to obtain medical treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • It covers a wide field of health-oriented, tourism ranging from preventive and health-conductive treatment to rehabilitational and curative forms of travel. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first recorded instance of people travelling for medical treatment dates back thousands of years to when Greek pilgrims traveled from the eastern Mediterranean to a small area in the Saronic Gulf called Epidauria. (wikipedia.org)
  • The tourists made a not inconsiderable part in addition to the "normal" tourists, who come for a hair transplant in Istanbul or in General a medical treatment in Turkey. (web-wisdom.com)
  • We hear it really works," said Nicholas Herve, a French tourist who waited with his 15-year-old daughter, Aurelie, recently for a vitiligo treatment. (chicagotribune.com)
  • He hopes his daughter is cured by Cuba's treatment, which is derived from human placental cells and costs the family $450 and three days' worth of visits to an outpatient clinic. (chicagotribune.com)
  • As a result, the patient receives a medical program, including a list of procedures, a summary of selected physicians, the general cost of the treatment and its duration. (assuta.clinic)
  • After obtaining the consent of the patient's medical service professionals involved in the planning and preparation of the treatment process: book flights, make out documents, pick and book a house (it can be a hotel or an apartment near the clinic), order the queue and decide other organizational matters. (assuta.clinic)
  • Upon arrival in Israel at the airport meets the patient's medical consultant, who coordinates the entire process of diagnosis and treatment, accompanied at all stages, provides transport services from the residence to the clinic and back, translates documents and communicating with physicians, helping to solve everyday problems. (assuta.clinic)
  • High speed organizing various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures - takes 3-4 days diagnosis of any type of cancer compared to independent treatment in hospital - up to 2-3 weeks. (assuta.clinic)
  • Many hospitals also give the option of continuing the treatment through telemedicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Noida, which is fast emerging as a hotspot for medical tourism, a number of hospitals have hired language translators to make patients from Balkan and African countries feel more comfortable while at the same time helping in the facilitation of their treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, patients reap the benefits of getting medical care and treatment while they travel and vacation. (howng.com)
  • Israel uses the most modern techniques for medical practice through the incorporation of advanced screening techniques, laboratory analysis, and individualized treatment. (howng.com)
  • While wellness tourism is often correlated with medical tourism because health interests motivate the traveler, wellness tourists are proactive in seeking to improve or maintain health and quality of life, often focusing on prevention, while medical tourists generally travel reactively to receive treatment for a diagnosed disease or condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • The researchers challenge the idea that ever greater numbers of patients are prepared to travel across national borders to receive medical treatment. (medindia.net)
  • patients
  • Countries that operate public health-care systems often have long wait times for certain operations, for example, an estimated 782,936 Canadian patients spent an average waiting time of 9.4 weeks on medical waiting lists in 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alongside consultations, drugs and the procedure itself, patients receive luxury air-conditioned hospital accommodation, food and airport transfers. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)
  • About 80 percent of patients come from Latin America and the Caribbean, but the facility has attracted clients from as far away as Japan and Finland. (chicagotribune.com)
  • More patients are admitted to hospital in Vulcan than in the general Alberta population. (wikipedia.org)
  • This procedure, he says, guarantees patients suffering from degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's of a medical rejuvenation that will make them feel good inside and out. (plasticsurgeryphil.com)
  • year
  • Getting 36-year-old Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty to her hospital bed required the use of a cargo plane, a truck and a crane. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)
  • In 1960, Sheikhs Shakhbut and Zayed of Abu Dhabi visited an American mission in Muscat and were so impressed by what they saw that they invited the couple in charge, Pat and Marian Kennedy, to open a clinic in Al Ain, which they did in the November of that year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Seoul City plans to expand the amount of accommodation as part of efforts to attract 5 million Chinese tourists per year by 2014. (koreatimes.co.kr)
  • Korea attracted nearly 60,000 Chinese visitors during the Chinese National Day holiday from Oct. 1 to 7, up 30 percent from the same period last year. (koreatimes.co.kr)
  • The number of Chinese tourists to Korea is expected to soar to 1.88 million in 2010, from 1.21 million last year, accounting for 21.4 percent of the total. (koreatimes.co.kr)
  • KTO projected the number of Japanese tourists will reach 3.02 million this year, accounting for 34.3 percent of the total, while putting American and Taiwanese visitors at 650,000 and 410,000 each. (koreatimes.co.kr)
  • The hospital had 5,125 visits for emergency medical services in the 2013/2014 year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Right after receiving his medical degree from Far Eastern University in 1970, including a one-year internship at the USAF Hospital in the former Clark Airbase, he went through a five-year training on general and plastic surgery at the University of the Philippines General Hospital. (plasticsurgeryphil.com)
  • It uses the findings from a two-year study into the impact of medical tourism on the UK's health system to make broader observations which the researchers believe apply to medical tourism globally. (medindia.net)
  • world's
  • But we think this shows that our intensive marketing activities designed to attract visitors from the world's fastest growing economy have finally paid off. (koreatimes.co.kr)
  • procedure
  • After a procedure, they would want to wake up in places much nicer than the usual hospital rooms," says Lucero. (plasticsurgeryphil.com)
  • Organ transplantation is a medical procedure in which an organ is removed from one body and placed in the body of a recipient, to replace a damaged or missing organ. (wikipedia.org)
  • centres
  • As a nation, Malaysia and its non-governmental organizations, medical centres and facilitators have won numerous awards. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • The motivation may be also for medical services unavailable or illegal in the home country. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the market of medical tourism services, we are working more than 10 years, since 2004, and we are professionals in their field. (assuta.clinic)
  • our medical support services needs to improve by leaps and bounds. (medindia.net)
  • The Vulcan Community Healthcare Centre offers emergency and long-term care medical services. (wikipedia.org)
  • To establish a reputation as among the best providers of medical services in the world, Lucero says the country has to make sure that continuous training of new and practicing surgeons is undertaken. (plasticsurgeryphil.com)
  • Beginning in 1960, the Ministry of Public Health began a program of nationalization and regionalization of medical services. (wikipedia.org)
  • travel
  • Companies that build peer review platforms to help would-be medical travelers find the best doctor and facility for their needs, similar to platforms already available for vacation travel, should be able to scale-up quickly in this environment. (medicaltourismmag.com)
  • A large draw to medical travel is convenience and speed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wellness tourism is travel for the purpose of promoting health and well-being through physical, psychological, or spiritual activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary wellness tourists travel entirely for wellness purposes while secondary wellness tourists engage in wellness-related activities as part of a trip. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the trends soon reciprocated, with the travel agencies noticing the undermined potential of the state as a tourist destination. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgeon
  • We took it in as a humanitarian cause to save a life and as a medical challenge," says Muffazal Lakdawala, her surgeon, who is happy with her progress since the operation. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)
  • procedures
  • Canada has also set waiting time benchmarks for non urgent medical procedures, including a 26-week waiting period for a hip replacement and a 16-week wait for cataract surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • restrictions
  • The United Arab Emirates signed a tourism cooperation agreement with Lebanon on February 10, 2009 Tourists are required to obey some Muslim religious restrictions in public even if they are not Muslim themselves, such as refraining from eating or drinking in public places in the daytime during Ramadan fasting. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • This became officially known as the Oasis Hospital, unofficially as the "Kennedy Hospital" to local people. (wikipedia.org)
  • There will be people from insurance companies, tour operators from health and tourism sectors, medical tourism planners and third-party administrators," KTH chairman Phillip Augustine told reporters here Thursday. (medindia.net)
  • Efforts are taken to minimise the adverse effects of traditional tourism on the natural environment, and enhance the cultural integrity of local people. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Once the patient goes through a request form or by phone, include an evaluation of medical problems at the possibility of assisting in Israel. (assuta.clinic)