Blog - Archive: September 2015
Posted by Dr. Santiago Hernandez, September 23, 2015
Mexico has emerged as a center for quality medical care in the field of oncology. People that are unable to afford cancer treatments frequent the country often. The frequency of medical travel has transformed Mexico’s image, as in the books of U.S. and Canadian residents, it ranks in the top spot.
The country intends to play on that image by sustaining and maintaining their medical industry. So far, they are on the right track, as their medical sector attracts 150,000 to 500,000 medical travelers each year. Medical travelers visiting it for cancer treatments serves as further evidence of the country’s will to become the number one country in the medical tourism sector.
Posted by Dr. Santiago Hernandez, September 9, 2015
Medical tourists’ affinity towards medical treatments in foreign countries is nothing new, as it has been around for ages. The Sumerians, the Ancient Romans, the Greek all built sanctuaries and temples, believing that the places helped heal people. The sanctuaries were located far and they would travel in groups to reap its benefits.