April 26, 2017

Archive for January, 2015

Transforming Access to Healthcare

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A new startup offers access to high quality medical care abroad Medical travel booking startup MEDIGO (www.medigo.com) secures €5 Million led by Accel Partners to continue its mission of improving global access to healthcare. The financing round will help the company expand into new markets and help more patients find high quality, affordable treatment options […]

Global Wellness Institute Teams with UNWTO to Bring Wellness Tourism Increased Recognition

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The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), an international think tank that develops research and resources to positively impact the global wellness industry, signed an agreement with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) of the United Nations, to jointly implement projects that address the role wellness tourism can play in helping increase tourism overall. The memorandum of understanding […]

The Changing Face of Dental Tourism

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by Amanda Duffy Dental tourism has been around for centuries where, traditionally, countries with shared borders have seen nationals from one country traveling to the country next door for dental care that is either less expensive, or unavailable, at home. It is hard to put a precise figure on just how many people are becoming […]

Anna Wexler, Graduate Student, MIT Program in Science, Technology and Society, Freelance Writer and Filmmaker

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    anna@annawexler.com http://www.annawexler.com/ About Anna Wexler Anna Wexler is freelance writer (specializing in science and travel) and documentary filmmaker who is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT, where she is studying the social and ethical implications of brain machine interfaces. She earned dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Brain and […]