What Is Meant by Medical Tourism?

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Medical tourism refers to the process of people travelling to a foreign country to avail of medical services there. It is defined as medical care that is cost-effective and operating in alliance with the tourism sector for foreign patients seeking professional medical treatment. Policy makers, media, and researchers are increasingly aware of the burgeoning popularity of medical tourism. Initially, medical tourism involved people from less developed countries travelling to developed countries seeking treatment that was unavailable in their home country. But today, there is a qualitativeand quantitative shift in medical…

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