March 26, 2017

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Medical Tourism in Jordan Hit by Arab Spring Continued political turmoil in North Africa has had an impact on tourism in the Middle East, particularly on medical tourism in Jordan. According to the UNWTO world tourism barometer, Middle Eastern countries lost 5 million tourists in 2011. The main reason for this loss involved political uprising […]

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Top cities for hospital care not where you think Fiercehealth.com — A new list from HealthGrades indicates that the best quality hospital care occurs at some smaller cities that beat out major cities, with Baltimore ranking as number one in the nation.    Qatar Sheiks Opt for Medical Treatment in Bulgaria Bulgarian doctors will treat sheiks […]

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Researchers, Ahoy! Should Futurist Science Move…Offshore? Ieet.org—What is the likelihood of seeing research vessels devoted to scientific research outside the bounds of national jurisdiction? The idea of relocating for the sake of circumventing law, in particular the notion of establishing new nations in international waters, is an idea typically initiated with liberty in mind. The […]

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 2nd International Confab on Health Tourism underway in Iran A growing number of Muslim countries are discovering the benefits of medical tourism. That’s why in the Second International Conference on Health Tourism in Iran, the participants agreed to set up a regional network to facilitate medical tourism in Muslim countries.   Patients Want To Access, […]

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Superbug Scare Aimed to Hit Medical Tourism in India The Superbug scare is created to hit Medical tourism in India, says the director general of Indian Council of Medical Research. VM Katoch has accused some countries for creating Superbug hype to tarnish the image of medical tourism in India…   Discount dental tourism: a great […]

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Shetty hospital land deal finalized compasscayman.com —The Shetty hospital developers have finalized their initial purchase of land in East End and intend to apply for a mixed-use planned area development for the site.  Gene Thompson, the local partner in the project to build a 2,000-bed medical tourism hospital, said late last week that the purchase […]

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Germany to spearhead medical tourism in the GCC Ttnworldwide.com—…The road show involved a series of workshops held by institutional, medical and tourism representatives, as well as specialized doctors coming from Germany.   Arroyo seeks medical treatment abroad Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been allowed by the House leadership to seek medical treatment abroad for her […]

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Hugo Chavez to Travel to Cuba for Medical Checkup After visiting Cuba several times for the treatment of his cancer, Hugo Chavez, the President of Venezuela, is traveling to Cuba once again on Sunday for a comprehensive medical check-up.   LinkedIn Members Weigh In on IMTJ story: Protecting your brand on the internet…beware the “brandjacker”! […]

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Cuts ‘will boost medical tourism’ The Press Association— Government cuts could push up the number of patients travelling abroad for medical treatment, a new report has suggested. If waiting times for NHS treatment rise – or therapies go unfunded – more patients will seek help abroad, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit study. Oklahoma City […]

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Economics of Pulling Teeth: Drug war puts medical tourism under at Tamps border, official says Sara Rodriguez couldn’t stop wringing her hands as she sat at a dentist office, waiting to return to the United States. Two of her family members had close calls with organized crime members in Mexico. She didn’t want to be […]

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