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Tag: medical tourism

  • Wednesday, July 17th 2013 - 20:21 UTC

    Latin America becoming prime destination for medical tourism

    Brazil, the sixth most popular destination for medical travelling has 4.500 licensed cosmetic surgeons

    The high cost of healthcare has created the lucrative phenomenon of medical tourism. An IPK International survey revealed roughly 3% of the world’s population travels to foreign countries for medical treatment, while Patients Beyond Borders, which publishes international medical travel guidebooks, reported the medical tourism industry is a 40 billion dollars a year business.