Mexico is noted as the second medical tourism destination in the world

Published on : Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Mexico is noted as the second medical tourism destination in the world Mexico gained its worldwide prestige when ranked No 2 in medical tourism.

 

In recent times, the medical tourism in Mexico has combined and gained worldwide prestige.

 

To date, most of the destinations of Mexico are dotted with world class hospitals and accommodations.

 

It  is the place of second in importance after the United States of America.

 

Only last year Mexico received more than one million foreign patients who underwent medical treatment, including migrants returning for treatment.

 

 

At the same time, this segment of travellers matches their trip with the great sun and beach assets of the country.

 

 

In the last decade, the foreign exchange earnings from medical tourism increased by 96% from USD $544 million in 2006 to US $4.798 billion in 2016.

 

 

Euro Monitor forecasts that for the coming year, medical tourism in Mexico will grow by 6% and will reach $6 billion dollars.

 

 

On the other hand, data from the Medical Tourism Association exposed that the size of the medical tourism market in the world is as much as $70 billion dollars, and every year, about 14 million people in the world arrive in other countries in search of medical care.

 

 

It is of another determining factor for this boom is the costs, since in Mexico they are lower than in other nations.

 

 

A rhinoplasty is 56% cheaper than in the United States, or a heart valve replacement is up to 89% cheaper than USA.

 

 

In order to take advantage of the potential for medical tourism, Federal Tourism Secretary, Enrique de la Madrid, announced the creation the Medical Tourism Advisory Council, with the aspire to build public policies to take advantage of the potential that this segment of tourism represents for the country.

 

 

In Mexico there are 15 medical clusters in 12 states of the country that group hospitals and export health services.

 

 

 

Those clusters have developed particularly in the northern border of Mexico in recent years, with specialty medical services.

 

 

Yucatan, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Mexico City, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Puebla, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sonora and Tamaulipas are the other medical tourism centers.

 

 

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