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MEDICAL TOURISM IN THAILAND

Table of Contents Medical Tourism What is Medical Tourism Why Thailand? Medical Tourism in Thailand Why Thailand is No.1 in Medical Destination? What makes Thailand a prime Medical Destination? History of modern medical services Medical and health services currently provided Present policy of medical tourism of Thailand Medical treatments that Thailand offer Additional services for your recover period Medical standards of Thailand Rules and regulations 4 4 5 5 6 7 10 12 14 15 19 23 25

Follow the doctor’s instructions pre-treatment strictly 26 While you are on your way Plan ahead Select health travel agent Summary 27 28 29 31

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MEDICAL TOURISM IN THAIALND

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Medical Tourism
Medical tourism is a term that has risen from the rapid growth of international healthcare where people from all around the world are traveling to other countries to obtain general medical surgery, cosmetic plastic surgery and dental surgery at a fraction of the cost of healthcare in their home country. And, while abroad, if physical conditions permit, patients can experience the interesting cultural attractions their destination country offers. More and more people are seeking the expertise of medical tourism companies to travel abroad as an affordable, enjoyable, and safe alternative to having medical, dental, and cosmetic surgical procedures done in their home countries.

What is Medical Tourism?
Medical Tourism is the practice of travelling across the borders to obtain healthcare services in another country where medical expenses are relatively lower and the services sought are equivalent to or better than those available in one’s own country. The Thai government began strategic plans since 2004 to promote Thailand as a prime medical tourism destination. Since then, the country has enjoyed a large number of visitors in this category. The…...

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