Certification for Medical Tourism

In Costa Rica there are 17 companies with a seal of approval for this activity.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The International Council for the Promotion of Medicine in Costa Rica (Promed) awarded the companies Advance Dental, Prisma Dental, Instituto Flikier de Rehabilitación Oral and Dentavac the quality seal during inauguration of the Third Latin American Congress of Medical Tourism on Monday.

The event is being held in the country from 23rd to 25th April.

With these new awards, the number of Costa Rican companies holding such certification reached 17, according Elfinancierocr.com.

"Certification is granted for a period of three years with an option to renew,keep up with the Ministry of Health staff have appropriately incorporated intothe respective professional associations, are some of the requirements to qualify for the label," the note.

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Costa Rica Hopes to Grow Medical Tourism

April 2012

Competing with giants like Mexico and Brazil, Costa Rica managed to attract 40,000 health tourists in 2010 and hopes to attract more with a variety of value added medical tourism offers.

Emphasizing treatments for Parkinsons, drug addiction, alcoholism and stress, including holistic therapies, Costa Rica is aiming to maximise opportunities in medical tourism, which attracted some 40,000 visitors in 2010, according to the Council for International Promotion of Medicine in Costa Rica (Promed).

Latin American Medical Tourism Congress 2013

March 2013

The event will bring together 250 companies from the medical and tourism sectors and will be held from 24 to 26 April 2013, at Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort Hotel in Costa Rica.

For the fourth consecutive year, Costa Rica will host the Latin American Congress of Medical Tourism, an event organized by the Council for the International Promotion of Costa Rican Medicine (PROMED).

Costa Rica to Host Medical Tourism Congress

December 2011

Organized by the Council for the International Promotion of Costa Rican Medicine, the third Latin American Medical Tourism Congress will be held from the 23rd to 25th April, 2012.

The event will be held at the Hotel Real Intercontinental and is expected to be attended by 500 guests.

Medical Tourism Congress in Costa Rica

March 2012

About 200 companies will have the opportunity to make business contacts at the third Latin American Medical Tourism Congress, to be held from April 23rd to 25th.

"The congress will promote business development between suppliers and buyers of medical and dental services in the U.S., Canada and other countries", announced the organizers, through the wire agency ACAN-EFE.

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