South Korea Wellness: Seoul Yangnyeongsi was formed around Cheongnyangni Station in the 1960s. It was advantageous to import medicines produced in the inland mountainous areas where the central railway passes. Even now, it is the largest oriental medicine-related special zone in Korea, with more than 1,000 specialized businesses such as oriental clinics, oriental medicine pharmacies, and herbal medicine dealers. Seoul K-Medi Center serves as a landmark for this vast and unique market.
Millions of Americans keep traveling every year to access quality and timely healthcare at a fraction of a cost in the US. But as the pandemic dealt a blow to the travel industry, the number dwindled substantially, raising a lot of uncertainty about the future of health travel in the country.
The coronavirus has upended every aspect of life and heightened mental health concerns for most people. Given this, many people now desire to take wellness trips to renew their mental, spiritual, and physical wellbeing when the crisis is over.
Few illnesses cripple the mind and consume the body like drug addiction. Few illnesses crush the soul like opioid addiction, causing friends and family to struggle deeply and search greatly for a treatment center that is safe and effective.
These alarmingly long wait times are typical for almost all public hospitals in Hong Kong, as the increased demand for healthcare in the city exceeds the capacity of medical manpower available.