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Dental Tourism: Europe & Asia
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This book covers many countries, and gives specific cost comparisons, giving the reader a good idea of which country will the be the best for him or her.
The true life stories are heartening, and... More > perhaps the most enjoyable parts of our fine series.
Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malayasia, India, Thailand, China, and the Philippines are covered in a lively prose style by the internationally acclaimed travel writer Arielle Gabriel.
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We state clearly our first obligation is to our readers: the dangers of Med Tourism are frankly considered, and warnings and precautions given.
Still when a powerful health need meets a powerful economic need, the time is now!< Less
Sun & Surgery: Your Concise Guide to Medical Tourism in Asia
Discover Quality Health Care at One Third the Cost!Find Out How to Avail For Medical Care in AsiaIt is now possible to have a face lift or a kidney transplant done thousands of miles away from home,... More > at one-third the cost without compromising on the quality.This book is a guide to the TOP 5 ASIAN destinations for MEDICAL TOURISM that offer AFFORDABLE, HIGH QUALITY medical services that you won’t be able to find at home. In this book, you will discover:- Asia’s expertise in medical tourism- How to get to the country of your choice- The visa requirements for each country- The insurance coverage available for overseas medical treatment- Healthcare expertise available in each of these five destinations- A bit about the five countries and their people, besides a- Short description of the unique attractions in each country< Less
A Drop of Rain in Asia: A Brief Introduction to Traditional Burmese Medicine
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This booklet by Dr. U Win Ko provides a brief introduction to the traditional medical systems of Myanmar (formerly Burma), which are called ‘Traditional Myanmar Medicine’ (TMM). U Kyaw... More > Than Win, also known as Dr. U Win Ko in academic circles, graduated from the Institute of Traditional Medicine in Myanmar in 1980. He is now head of the acupuncture unit at the Watchet Jivitadana Hospital and is vice-chair of the Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association, Mandalay region.
The topics covered in this publication include: a brief history of medicine in Myanmar; a description of four systems of traditional medicine; the system of five elements; herbal treatments; massage; the use of hot compresses; and an overview of the organizations providing traditional medical treatment in Myanmar.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On Sime Darby
Just under a 40-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Sime Darby Medical Center Subang Jaya, a private hospital that not only has served community residents for more than a quarter... More > of a century but also has become increasingly the choice of international patients, whom through word of mouth and medical referrals, have come to know first hand the hospital’s holistic emphasis on ensuring the availability of the latest medical technologies and therapies for diagnosing and treating a broad range of medical conditions and disease.
Each year, more health travelers come to Sime Darby to seek treatment for world-class medical care at affordable rates far lower than what would be possible in other nations, especially the United States. The editors of Patients Beyond Borders invite you to learn more about Sime Darby’s facilities, specialties, and achievements in this special edition of Patients Beyond Borders Focus On.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Asan Medical Center
Established in June 1989 by Hyundai Group founder Chung Ju-Yung (also known as Asan), the mission of Asan Medical Center (AMC) was to create a hospital with an emphasis on "caring for life and... More > sharing with those in need and pain." Today the main facility—one of the largest hospital campuses in the world—encompasses more than 4 million square feet and houses over 2,700 beds.
“Korea has some of the best healthcare and medical infrastructure in the world, and Asan Medical Center has clearly secured its place as one of the country’s leading providers,” says Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “Revered for its high success rates with organ transplantation and treatment of cancer and vascular disease, Asan is also well known for its disease-prevention and health screening programs. And the savings are substantial—averaging 20% to 60% less than US costs.”< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Dubai Healthcare City Edition
Located in the heart of Dubai, Dubai Healthcare City is one of the world’s largest healthcare developments, at 4.1 million square feet. DHCC is home to two JCI-accredited hospitals, more than... More > 90 medical centers that follow stringent standards in healthcare delivery, and over 150 healthcare commercial providers. With over 2,000 medical professionals, DHCC hosts some of the leading healthcare providers in the UAE.
“Centrally located at the crossroads of Asia, Europe, and Africa, Dubai now boasts 25 American-accredited JCI hospitals, facilities and programs – nearly half of all the JCI accredited programs in the UAE,” said Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “With its culturally compatible surroundings and accessible, convenient tourism infrastructure, Dubai Healthcare City is poised to become a leading medical travel destination for patients near and far.”< Less
A nation of over 67 million, the Kingdom of Thailand is steeped in history. Its people’s sense of identity is closely linked to Buddhism and the institution of monarchy which dates back more... More > than 700 years. While proud of its independence, rich heritage and tradition, the country has adapted to and embraced the rapid change brought about by globalization.
Despite recent political challenges, Thailand has demonstrated its commitment to participatory and multi-party democracy and has emerged stronger after the general elections held in July 2011. Today, Thailand is ready to move forward toward a better and brighter future.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Bumrungrad International
Located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, this award-winning healthcare campus boasts many of Thailand’s top doctors, including physicians trained at Johns Hopkins, the Cleveland Clinic,... More > Stanford, MD Anderson, and the Mayo Clinic. Over 200 have been US board-certified.
Established in 1980, Bumrungrad’s main facility now measures 1 million square feet and houses a 554-bed tertiary-care hospital, advanced imaging department, ISO-certified laboratory, clinical research center, and medical heliport. The hospital offers 30 specialty centers and has the resources and capacity to meet all patient needs on one campus, within days rather than weeks. During the past decade, more than 3 million patients from 190 countries have traveled to Bumrungrad for its combination of medical quality, efficiency, value, and Thai hospitality, making it one of the world’s most popular destinations for medical travelers.< Less
This Breathtaking World: Around the World by Bicycle 1997 - 1999
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In the summer of 1997, Tim Doherty set off alone on a daunting round-the-world cycle tour, which turned out to be even more awe-inspiring than he could have hoped. For this book, he has taken the... More > most fascinating and humorous experiences from his diaries and woven them together into a collection of true short-stories. With many beautiful photographs, sketches and maps, “This Breathtaking World” is a vivid and very personal account of life on the road. The title has a double-meaning, as the author is a chronic asthma sufferer. Tim encountered many problems, but the varied cultures and fantastic scenery along the way were his daily rewards. What remains with him most, however, is his impression of the people in each of the countries he cycled across; their remarkable generosity and hospitality. Tim completed his tour successfully, finishing up in his home town of Sheffield, England, more than two years after he’d cycled off from there, having pedalled a total of 21,688 miles.< Less
This Breathtaking World: Around the World by Bicycle 1997-1999
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In the summer of 1997, Tim Doherty set off alone on a daunting round-the-world cycle tour, which turned out to be even more awe-inspiring than he could have hoped. For this book, he has taken the... More > most fascinating and humorous experiences from his diaries and woven them together into a collection of true short-stories.
With many beautiful photographs, sketches and maps, “This Breathtaking World” is a vivid and very personal account of life on the road. The title has a double-meaning, as the author is a chronic asthma sufferer.
Tim encountered many problems, but the varied cultures and fantastic scenery along the way were his daily rewards. What remains with him most, however, is his impression of the people in each of the countries he cycled across; their remarkable generosity and hospitality.
Tim completed his tour successfully, finishing up in his home town of Sheffield, England, more than two years after he’d cycled off from there, having pedalled a total of 21,688 miles.< Less