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Korea Attracts Big 3 Medical Tourists

The three nations with the most Korea-bound medical tourists are China, the U.S., and Japan, according to industry data. Chinese medical tourists made up the largest share, with some 32,000 seeking treatment in Korea in 2012.

Rehabilitation Treatments

Rehabilitation is a process of medical and psychotherapic treatment used to rehabilitate a person back into society. Aids such as addiction counseling, pharmacotherapies, residential treatment, support groups, care centers are employed to help the person come out of his addiction or psychological condition.

There are many kinds of rehabilitation. It depends on what a person is seeking rehabilitation from. Some examples are alcohol rehabilitation, drug rehabilitation, physical rehabilitation after an injury or an accident, etc.

There are many rehabilitation centers worldwide where rehabilitation treatment can be received against various addictions. In certain cases opioid medications are also used to treat addictions to morphine or heroin. As part of their addiction treatment, alcoholics may be prescribed drugs such as Acamprosate, Topiramate or Disulfiram to break their addiction.

Counseling has also proved to be useful in addiction rehabilitation. Physical rehabilitation can be performed by professionals like physiotherapists who have been trained in the science.


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Cira Garcia

Havana, Cuba


Languages: English, Spanish

Now-a-days, the "Cira Garcia" Central Clinic belongs to the Public Health National System of Cuba, and it is part of the subsystem of attention to foreign patients. It is commercialized in the interna...

Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz

Sao Paulo, Brazil


Accreditation: JCI, Temos

Languages: English, Portuguese

With over a century of existence, the Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital was founded in 1897 and holds a position as one of the most recognized healthcare institutions in Brazil.

A group of G...

BNH Hospital

Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: JCI, HA

Languages: Thai, English

Over 100 years of medical experience caring for Thais and expatriates. The BNH hospital, formerly known as the Bangkok Nursing Home Hospital, was established originally to provide nursing care for exp...

Mission Hospital Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation: HA

Languages: Thai, English, Mandarin, Arabic, Chinese

Mission Hospital (also known as Bangkok Adventist Hospital) is a full service general private hospital which locates in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Mission Hospital was founded in 1937 and to...
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