Medical Tourism in Philippines

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MEDICAL TOURISM IN PHILIPPINES

INDEX

About Philippines…………………………………………………………… 3
Introduction ………………………………………………………….. 3 Geography ……………………………………………………………. 3 Climate………………………………………………………….............4 Population ……………………………………………………………...4 Language ……………………………………………………………….4 Currency………………………………………………………………...4 Religion…………………………………………………………………4 Culture and Society……………………………………………………..4

Tourism in Philippines ……………………………………………………… 5 Tourism statistics……………………………………………………….5 Famous tourist destinations…………………………………………….6 Events…………………………………………………………………..8

Healthcare system in Philippines……………………………………………..9

Medical Tourism …………………………………………………………… 10
Medical Tourism in Philippines …………………………………….. 10 Top Hospitals for Medical Tourism in the Philippines……………… 13 Popular medical tourism procedures available in Philippines………….14 Wellness centres………………………………………………………..17 Cost comparison………………………………………………………...18 Entry and Exit Requirements to the Philippines………………………...18 Statistics of Medical Tourism in the Philippines………………………..19 Inclusions of a Philippines' Medical Tourism Package…………………19

BIBLIOGRAPHY……………………………………………………………..21

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ABOUT PHILIPPINES
INTRODUCTION
The Philippines is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is bounded on the east by the Philippine Sea. An archipelago comprising 7,107 islands, the Philippines has the 5th longest coastline in the world.. The Philippines has abundant natural resources such as fertile lands, diverse flora and fauna, extensive coastlines and rich mineral deposits, and is also known for its rich Agriculture. The Philippines is a country that contains a myriad of different amalgated cultures and influences. The superficial face of modern Filipino culture has many more influences from the Western world than other nearby Asian cultures. Most of these influences are a product of previous colonization and derived mainly from the cultures of Spain and the United States, with a secondary influence from Latin American cultures who were under Spain during the same period the Philippines was. Within Asia, this Western-Eastern juxtaposition is most seen in the Philippines, and continues to fascinate many a guest to the country.

GEOGRAPHY
The Philippine islands are an archipelago of over 7,000 islands lying about 500 mi (805 km) off the southeast coast of Asia. The overall land area is comparable to that of Arizona. Only about 7% of the islands are larger than one square mile, and only one-third have names. The largest are Luzon in the north (40,420 sq mi; 104,687 sq km), Mindanao in the south (36,537 sq mi; 94,631 sq km), and Samar (5,124 sq mi; 13,271 sq km). The islands are of volcanic origin, with the larger ones crossed by mountain ranges. The highest peak is Mount Apo (9,690 ft; 2,954 m) on Mindanao.

CLIMATE
The Philippines is normally warm with abundant rainfall and gentle winds. There are three pronounced seasons: wet to rainy from June to October; cool and dry weather from November to February; and hot and dry weather from March to May. POPULATION

According to the latest official census, Filipinos now number 68 millions. Population growth as of 1991 is estimated at 2.7 percent annually and the number is expected to top the 75.2 millions by the Year 2000.Filipinos are famous for their warm hospitality, friendliness to foreigners, musical and artistic talents, romanticism, deep religiosity, and bravery. They are also fond of music, fiestas, and politics. LANGUAGE

There are 11 cultural and racial groups, each with its own language. Most Filipinos are bilingual, with English as the basic language in business, government, schools, and...
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