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COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Industry News

International Scams and Schemes Disrupting Global Pandemic Efforts

Scammers, racketeers, and criminal organizations have in so many ways sabotaged the global fight against the virus, by exploiting pandemic-related trade activities and profiting illegally from it. A case in point is Vietnam-based Mr. Hua Hong Hai who, posing as chairman of a medical product manufacturing company, has defrauded several companies of millions of dollars.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Editorial

Will the Covid Vaccine Bring Back Medical Tourism?

A COVID-19 vaccine is an important first step in making travel safe again, but it will not solve everything overnight. Nonetheless, it may open borders to vaccinated travelers and ease the fears of those seeking to travel for medical purposes. 

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Diseiye Iyebote, MD

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April 3, 2021

Asian Destinations
Destination Spotlight

Southeast Asia - Rebuilding Medical Tourism amid the Pandemic

Even though the pandemic remains under control in most parts of Southeast Asia, the erratic nature of the infection has discouraged authorities from opening up their borders and also dissuaded patients from visiting medical travel destinations still battling with the pandemic

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Industry News

What the New Coronavirus Variants Mean for Travel

These new travel restrictions may linger until scientists better understand how these variants behave and find effective therapeutic and preventive interventions against them

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Industry News

N95 – Ending the Pandemic in 4 Weeks

N95 masks offer the highest level of respiratory protection by face coverings - filtering out up to 95% of the tiniest infectious particles. Global Healthcare Resources has found a way for everyone to access N95’s in small quantities and at affordable costs

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

Drugs & Pharmacology
Editorial

The ‘Wonder Drug’: Ivermectin Shows Promise for COVID-19 Treatment and Prevention

While scientists continue to investigate and seek a better understanding of ivermectin and its use in COVID-19, emerging results have been promising.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

Accreditation
Accreditation & Certification

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Achieves Accreditation from the Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, has been awarded Accreditation for a three-year term by the Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program for its Medical Travel Services Program.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

Vaccines
Industry News

How are the Moderna and Pfizer Vaccines Different?

In one of the swiftest vaccine developments in history, global teams of drugmakers, researchers, and scientists laid the groundwork that spurred the production of vaccines to end the coronavirus pandemic.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

Stem Cell
Technology & Innovation

Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine for COVID-19: Opportunities and Challenges

Stem cell therapy offers a promising treatment approach to COVID-19 due to their immunomodulatory and regenerative properties.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
United Arab Emirates

Swift Medical Tourism Recovery Amid the Pandemic: A Case of the UAE

The UAE government swiftly pivoted strategies to curb the further spread of the virus and promote an early recovery of the industry.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

Accreditation
Accreditation & Certification

Medical Travel Accreditation in the Post-COVID-19 Era

As travel is slowly returning to normal, medical travelers have new expectations from a medical tourist destination - these patients now not only seek quality and affordability of medical care but also a medical travel destination that has put in place adequate measures to safeguard their health, given the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

Latin America
Destination Spotlight

How Has Coronavirus Changed Medical Travel in Latin America

Destinations such as Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic became the major players in the region’s medical travel business, attracting hundreds of thousands of medical tourists to the continent every year. But when the coronavirus pandemic hit, it dealt a strong blow to the burgeoning industry that might take years to recover from.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Wellness Travel & Tourism

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism in the United States

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.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

Wellness Travel
Wellness Travel & Tourism

Wellness Travel Will Be the Focus in the Post-Pandemic Era

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.

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

Accreditation
Accreditation & Certification

Building Patient Trust in a COVID-19 (or post Covid-19) World

As travel restrictions begin to lift; however, patients will begin to seek medical and dental care at destinations and organizations where they feel safe.

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Bill Cook

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November 2, 2020

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Destination Spotlight

COVID-19 and the Future of Medical Tourism Across Europe

At the start of 2020, Medical Data Forecast released a report that predicted massive growth of medical tourism in Europe, however, the coronavirus pandemic has upended this trajectory this trajectory

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Technology & Innovation

How COVID-19 Pandemic Enhanced Care Delivery in Medical Tourism Destinations 

Although the COVID-19 pandemic stretched healthcare beyond its limits and has significantly shrunken revenue for healthcare institutions, it has stirred new patient care models and approaches that improve healthcare delivery while keeping providers and patients safe

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Medical Tourism Magazine

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February 16, 2019

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