Definition: Medical Tourism

noun

me·di·cal·tou·ri·sm

Medical tourism is  defined as the process of traveling outside the country of residence for the purpose of receiving medical care.

Originally, the term referred to the travel of patients from less-developed countries to developed nations in pursuit of better medical treatments that is not available in their homeland.

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Top Overall Destination in The World for Medical Tourism

Canada

Canada

Singapore

Singapore

Japan

Japan

Spain

Spain

UK

UK

Dubai

Dubai