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Medical Tourism
Asia-Pacific Should Bolster Health Systems
OECD Report: Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific 2016
Asia-Pacific countries should strengthen their health systems and sharply increase spending to deliver effective universal cover. The share of the population aged 65 years and over in Asian countries is ...

ESMO Hosts 2nd ASIA Congress in Singapore
Congress Recognised as Successful Oncology Event
SINGAPORE: The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, has successfully concluded the ESMO Asia 2016 Congress ...

Complacency Breeds Failure: Consolidate Efforts to End AIDS by 2030
Special Contribution
By Shobha Shukla
(CNS): Success breeds complacency and complacency breeds failure. When the number of people affected by a disease decreases, there is a tendency to disregard it as a public health ...

US Medical Team Observes SELD Procedure
Johns Hopkins Univ. Medical Team Visits Yes Hospital
By Lee Kap-Soo
Senior Writer
A U.S. medical team, led by Dr. Douglas B. Yim, professor of the Treatment Radiology Department of Johns Hopkins University, and Dr. Ravi S. Bains, chief of the Spine Surgery Department of Kaiser ...

For Age Is Opportunity No Less Than Youth itself
Special Contribution
By Shobha Shukla
"… As the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars invisible by day" are the immortal words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Alas! this does not hold ground for many people in ...

New Study Pegs the Number of TB Cases in India at Double the Current Estimates
(CNS): The number of TB cases in India may be up to 2-3 times higher than the latest current estimates, suggests a new research study published today in the The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. TB is ...

New York-Presbyterian/Queens Appoints Dr. Benjamin Lee as Chief of Thoracic Surgery
QUEENS, NY (August 17, 2016) — Dr. Benjamin E. Lee has been appointed chief of thoracic surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Queens and joined Weill Cornell Medicine’s faculty as an assistant professor ...

Self-stigma: Let Us Do More Than Just "Ttalk about It"
Senior HIV activists who have not only helped shape HIV responses on the ground over the years, but also have been living with the virus for several years, shared their personal battle against self-stigma at a ...

We Cannot Eliminate TB If We Leave Children Behind
"Children are central to where we are heading for in TB control. If we aim to end TB in the next 20 years we should know the trends in infection and disease in the paediatric population and amend ...

MDR-TB Treatment Rgimen: Short Indeed Is Beautiful
WHO recently announced new recommendations to speed up diagnosis and improve treatment outcomes for multi drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) through the use of a novel rapid diagnostic test called ...

Screening for Breast and Cervical Cancer Is a Public Health Imperative
Asthma -- Can We Live with It?
Strike at the Root of the Problem to Kill TB
Antibiotic Use Is Driving Antibiotic Resistance
Big Push for Transgender and Hijra Welfare
Nepal Leading Tobacco Control in S. Asia: Will It Spiral Domino Effect on Other Nations?
Lung Cancer: Difficult to Diagnose, Difficult to Treat, Easy to Prevent
Tobacco Smoking Ruining Lives: Lung Cancer Rates Alarming
Regular HIV Prevention Counselling Reduces Risk of Infection
Strong Tobacco Taxation Policy Adopted despite Industry Interference
Medical Malpractices: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Overcoming Roadblocks in Translating Evidence-Based Healthcare into Public Health Gains
Indian Doctor Trupti Gilada to Get Fellowship Award at AIDS 2014
Koreans Visit Leading Health and Safety Body to Learn More about the Profession
Management of Respiratory Diseases beyond Drugs: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Gender Justice to Be at the Heart of Development Justice
Connecting the Dots: Tobacco Use, Diabetes, and Tuberculosis
It Is Time To Control Asthma
Call for No More New HIV Infected Children
Break the Silence around Cancer
How Can You Treat Your Illness Unless You Take Your Medicines?
Biggest Killer of Kids Under 5 Is Pneumonia
Asthma Medicines Still Unaffordable for Many
Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise in Repairing Brain Damage Even Hours after Stroke Occurs
Scaling Up Natural Fertility Awareness Methods Increases Access to Family Planning
Tip the Scale in Favor of Quality
Should Asthma Control Us or We Control Asthma?
New Technique to Prevent Diabetic Lower-Limb Amputations
Stem Cells Might Beat Drugs in Delivering Relief Faster
Cycle Beads: The Bead String for Family Planning
"2013 EU Gateway Programme Healthcare and Medical Technologies" Held at COEX in Seoul
S. Korea Is the King of Cosmetic Surgery
S. Korea, No. 1 Plastic Surgery Nation
Faster Help for Stroke Victims
Global Network to Target Asthma
Grand Meets Patients with Perfect One-Stop Medical Service
Gangnamgu Sweeps 3 Awards at AFHC Global Conference Held in Brisbane, Australia
Beware: All Forms of Tobacco Are Harmful!
Stem Cell Graft Restores Memory and Mood
Dr. Lee Sang-Chol: Global Healthcare Provider
Gangnam Mayor Shin Puts Signboard on JK
Director Kim Sung-Nam Cures Cancer Patients with Enzymes
Raoncell Medical Clinic Signs MOU with Shanghai AYJ Bio Research Center
KHIDI President Ko Kyung-Hwa Opens Medical Tourism CEO Course
New Nurses Welcomed by Hospitals, Clinics
Lee, Magic Oriental Doctor
Mother's Milk Is the Best Nutrition for the Child
Gangnamgu Mayor Shin Yeon-Hee Leads South Korea’s Medical Tourism
Where Is The TB Quilt, Nay Mask?
Gangnamgu Leads Medical Tourism
Time for Critical Thinking and Action?
Tuberculosis: Ugly Scar on Beautiful Childhood
S. Korea's Inbound Medical Tourism Revenue Exceeds Outbound in 2011: IMTJ Reports
Globalizing Korean Oriental Medicine: Ariang TV
Towards A More Enabling Environment for Effective HIV/AIDS Responses
"The Boy Who Became Successful"
More Medical Tourists Visit South Korea
Medical Korea's Medical Policy Improvement Project for Foreign Patients
Dr. Paik Nam-Sun Calls Self "Super Surgeon"
"Wooridul, Korea's Best Spinal Surgery Clinic"
The Growth of Medical Tourism in the UK
Lee Gil-Ya Gets Science Award
S. Korea: Growing Medical Tourism Destination
S. Korea Makes Inroads Into Medical Tourism
Feed Your Child Well: Prevent Pneumonia
Sports and Sprains -- a Bad Combination!
Affluence Spurs Asian Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism Big Business in Asia
Why Do Americans Go Abroad for Surgery?
Costly Medicines Mean Debt or Death for People with Hepatitis C
Why Your Doctor May Be Acting Differently?




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Best Hospital & Clinic
Plastic Surgery's Highly Specialized Care
Grand Meets Patients with Perfect One-Stop Medical Service
Among hundreds of plastic surgery clinics clustered in Seoul’s Gangnam area, Mecca of South Korea’s medical industry, Grand Plastic Surgery Clinic stands out. Equipped with state-of-the-art medical facilities and top-notch skills its 31 highly specialized doctors meet their patients, both locals and foreigners in its own system of one-stop service that ... more
Top Hospital: Wooridul
S. Korea's Best Spinal Surgery Clinic
Wooridul's Main Concern Now
Is Patients from Russia, Europe
Thirty years ago, Mr. Lee Sang-Ho, a neurosurgical doctor from Seoul founded a new hospital that specializes primarily in spinal surgeries. Its name was Wooridul Hospital. Just three decades on, Wooridul hospital has become known world-wide as the world’s best neuro-musculoskeletal diseases center with official branches in locations across the globe. Most of the spinal surgeries in Wooridul are performed ... more
Lee Gil-Ya Gets Science Award
S. Korea's Most Powerful Doctor Involved in Philanthropic Activities
President Lee Gil-Ya of Gachon University of Medicine and Science was chosen as the recipient of "Unam (雩南) Science Promotion Award" by South Korea's science journalists.
Lee received the award from Park Bang-Joo who chairs the Association of the South Korean Science Journalists in a ceremony held at Koreana Hotel in downtown Seoul on Nov. 25, 2011.
She received a plague and a cash ... more
Top Tourism Director
Director Maricon Basco-Ebron says
1 Mil. Koreans to Visit Philippines
"This year my goal is to increase the number of Korean tourists visiting the Philippines to 1 million," said Ms. Maricon Basco-Ebron, the head of Philippine tourism office in Seoul, in a recent interview. "We will achieve this with our new campaign ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’” In the interview held in her office in Seoul on Feb. 3, 2012 the tourism director said that the new campaign will be ...more
Top Travel Expert
Travel Expert Bridges HK with S. Korea
Director Scott Kwon of HK Tourism Board in S. Korea Says ...
Hong Kong has always been a fascinating destination for Korean people. Middle-aged or older Koreans grew up listening to the phrase: I go to Hong Kong, the expression they used when they were extremely happy. Used to be called Asia’s shopping paradise for young ladies and financial hub for business people, the port city now emerges as a travel destinationwith multi-faceted images.....more
best hospital & clinic
Dr. Shin HD Mixes Surgery with Art
Samsung Line Leads Medical Tourism in South Korea

Medical tourism is fast becoming the discourse among local peoples in South Korea as increasing number of foreigners from overseas visit the nation for both tourism and medical treatment. In the year 2012 the number of inbound medical tourists will hit 100,000 by the South Korean government’s estimate...more

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