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The Medical Travel Commission® (MTC) announces funding for international healthcare The Medical Travel Commission today announced a program to donate 5% of all certification fees in support of healthcare services in a hospital's local region.

The Mount Sinai Hospital receives Medical Travel Commission's 2012 Certification The Medical Travel Commission™ (MTC) has announced that The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York is MTC 2012 Certified, and meets the Commission's International Patient Program criteria for 2012.

Dental implants at half UK prices in Hungary Kreativ Dental Clinic from Budapest in Hungary spent 3 fantastic days attending the 50+ Show at the Olympia Exhibition Centre, Kensington London in July 2012.

The Korean Wave of medical tourism The Korean Wave refers to the current international trend of Korean culture like K-POP or TV shows, and this popularity is continuing on to medical tourism.

Reimbursement of Temos Certification Reimbursement of Temos Certification costs by Turkish Ministry of Economy

Establishment of Medical Travel Tourism The Medical Travel Commission™ was established to create the optimal experience for Medical Travel Patients through the certification of established and vetted customer service standards.

IVF with donor eggs allowed up to menopause in Bulgaria Bulgaria has removed the age constraint of 51 years for women willing to conceive through donor eggs.

International Medical Travel Exhibition & Conferences to examine the ‘Consumerism of Medical Care’ Modern healthcare systems expect patients to act as consumers. Market principles, competition and choice drive the market encouraging greater public access to medical information and the growth of the healthcare ‘lay expert’.

Rise in plastic surgery patients boosts specialist surgeons An increase in demand for cosmetic procedures in Israel has led to a spike in the number of doctors choosing to specialise in this area of surgery.

Passport2Health: pioneering private medical cover: UK diagnostics with private treatment abroad A ground-breaking product from Passport2Health, a new entrant to the private healthcare insurance market, is set to change the shape of UK health cover and challenge the high cost of traditional PMI.

Transcranial Electrical Stimulation (NET) for drug and alcohol rehabilitation the experts at Dr Vorobiev Clinic for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment in Belgrade are constantly searching for the new medical approaches and innovations to solve the problem of physical dependence on drugs.

Renew your life – burnout prevention in Austria Burnout Prevention programme “Alisanta – re-discover the lightness of being” from April 27 to May 11

Perfect your smile at Grand Resort Bad Ragaz Leading Swiss health and spa retreat Grand Resort Bad Ragaz is proud to launch the new Perfect Smile Swiss Dental Care programme within its renowned Medical Health Centre.

Blade-free laser assisted cataract surgery in Turkey Dünyagöz Hospital Group brought the trailblazing Femtosecond Laser Phaco technology to Turkey.

The Health & Medical Tourism Show returns to London for third year running Bluewater Events have announced the third edition of Destination Health 2012, the Europe’s only consumer event dedicated to health and medical tourism.

Fertility World Show returns to London for second year Bluewater Events have announced the second edition of Fertility World 2012, which will be co-located with Destination Health – The Health & Medical Tourism Show on 18 – 19 May 2012 at the world famous Earl Court Conference Centre in the heart of London.

Healthy from A to Z at Grand Resort Bad Ragaz At the internationally renowned Grand Resort Bad Ragaz Medical Health Center, patients are in the safe hands of a highly specialised medical and therapeutic team.

Dawn of a new era in Cataract Surgery Wavikar Eye Institute becomes the first in Asia to install LenSx, the pathbreaking technology to perform laser refractive cataract surgery (LRCS).

Replacement breast implants in Istanbul from Esteworld Turkey has grown into a renowned and trusted cosmetic surgery centre in Europe. Esteworld is one of the most experienced and high quality hospital chains in Istanbul, having successfully treated many international patients from over 50 countries.

Wellness & Travel: 2012-2020 Forecast The first global report from WTW, the 4WR: Wellness for Whom, Where and What?

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