Medical tourism in Romania:
The phenomenon of medical tourism is recent but it attracts more and more. The guests enjoy a holiday that offers something unique and also they benefit by correcting the personal grooming or they even get a sex change for example. If the term medical tourism is not suitable, nowadays, it is nevertheless become a common name, known to all. The two main reasons for this cause are first, commercial campaigns that multiply and highlight the fact that many regions offer both medical skills of great qualities and a favorable environment for tourism.
In recent years, medical tourism phenomenon that involves seek treatment in another country at less cost, has spread worldwide. It is growing, with some travel agencies and tour operators that are exclusively specialized in this sector. Many countries have embarked on this highly lucrative sector: Asia, Eastern Europe, North Africa with Tunisia and Morocco, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Czech Republic, India, Thailand, Belgium, Spain. Each country has its own medical specialty and more and more Westerners do not hesitate to travel to get care or surgical procedures, which are little or not covered by the Primary Social Security Fund. According to some official figures, nearly 3 million tourists, mainly from the rich countries travel every year in these countries for care and high-end medical procedures.
Medical tourism in Panama:
Panama is a complete and safe health tourism destination globally. Panama has technical capabilities and human resources up to the expectations of millions of patients that annually decide to cross borders in search of better cost to meet their specific health needs, an unique destination for its features and services offered and new techniques , doctors and health specialists, internationally renowned treatments. All these riches are in one way or another on Panamanian soil. The medical tourism industry is in a growth mode everywhere, however, medical tourism in Panama is still in its infancy, Americans and Canadians being the main customers for surgery or treatments.
The main hospitals in the city of Panama are Paitilla Medical Center, the San Fernando Hospital Clinic and the National Hospital Punta Pacifica Hospital. Mostly, patients come for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, infertility and orthopedics.
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