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Seychellois students receive Cuban medical scholarships

VICTORIA, Mahe - The Cuban Resident Ambassador to Seychelles, Mrs.

Expatriate and travel insurance healthcare leaders converge on Los Angeles, September...

As more and more businesses globalize, increasing the size and scope of their international or multinational operations, demand fires up for more robust expatriate healthcare benefit options and incre

Institute’s shut down may effectively end Costa Rican stem cell tourism

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Doctors and patients claim it's a miracle cure, and one not yet available in the United States. They say it can be used to treat multiple sclerosis, strokes and diabetes.

Victoria Hospital can take care of tourist health issues

While researching tourism-related matters during a recent visit to the islands it was also confirmed by staff at the main Victoria hospital, that they indeed have a decompression chamber available on

Middle East is one of the world’s largest medical tourism markets

The Middle East is one of the largest markets for medical tourism in the world. According to Dr.

Legislation introduced to clarify FMLA language for flight crews

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) got a closer to being able to utilize the benefits of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - something they should have been able to do when the law w

Passengers to be screened for flu before boarding

Scratchy throat, scratched cruise? Not necessarily - but if you have flu-like symptoms before you board, cruise lines want to know about it.

Tourists seek South African nip and tuck, with safari on the...

Forget Africa's big game or unspoiled scenery. More and more foreign tourists are coming to South Africa for a little nip and tuck at the country's private hospitals, with safari on the side.

Controversial ‘stem cell tourism’ attracts ailing Americans

To many scientists, those promoting what is sometimes referred to as "stem cell tourism" are nothing more than the 21st century's version of the snake oil salesman.

Malaysia in world’s top five medical tourism destinations

Malaysia is among the world’s top five medical tourism destinations for medical tourists and foreign investors, reports online investment news source Nuwire Investors. Selected based on the quality and affordability of medical care and receptiveness to foreign investment, Malaysia came in third behind Panama and Brazil, and was followed by Costa Rica and India.

UK dentists scramble to keep big profits at home

London - British patients were warned today to think twice before seeking treatment for their teeth in India, Hungary and other countries.This is because if anything goes wrong, as many British patients have apparently found, the overseas clinic which did the work almost invariably denies responsibility and it becomes prohibitively expensive to put matters right back in the UK.