Health Link International is a medical tourism company that provides services for the State of Qatar and the GCC.
A high number of Qataris travel outside the country for medical treatment and wellness care. However, medical tourism as a business is not well recognized. Read more…
Shanghai Hong Yue Healthcare Management Company, a medical travel facilitator that provides high quality medical tourism support and services to people seeking medical treatment outside China, gets MTQUA international medical tourism certification. Read more…
This summer, the warnings about bad medical tourism have been coming quickly, one after the other.
- Consumers need to know the risks of medical tourism. 
- Doctors need to be on the lookout for infections in patients undergoing surgery in foreign countries. 
- The Dangers of Plastic Surgery Tourism 
- When Tummy Tucks Go Bad 
- The dangers faced by people who travel for medical tourism 
Business as usual, some may say. Nothing new here.
It is a tragedy for medical tourism. Read more…
Who are these people?
Another question that keeps coming up … and there is no agreement as to the answer on this one either. In part 3 of this series, we review who are the people who get counted as medical tourists, and who counts them. Read more…
2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for providers of medical travel (or is it medical tourism?).
Medical Travel Quality Alliance expects that these will be the trends and issues of 2016 for the medical tourism industry, and will affect nearly all segments of the industry in nearly all countries around the globe.
1. Medical tourism gives birth to a baby boom.
The demand by medical tourists for in vitro fertilization IVF, gender selection, commercial surrogacy, and birthing places keeps growing.
After Thailand and India restricted commercial surrogacy, some surrogacy agencies moved operations to Cambodia and Nepal. In late 2015, Nepal and Mexico – which had allowed commercial surrogacy in the state of Tabasco – made surrogacy illegal.
But this doesn’t stop demand.
Surrogacy tourism to Russia, Ukraine and Georgia Read more…