Leading Medical Travel Destinations

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United Arab Emirates
Central location and culturally-friendly care
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven emirates or states, bordered by Oman and Saudi Arabia. Once considered a desert wasteland, the UAE has mushroomed over the past two decades into an international blend of Eastern and Western-style commerce and tourism. On the healthcare front, the UAE offers patients more than 120 JCI-accredited hospitals and specialty clinics, more than any single medical travel destination.

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Is Healthcare Overseas Safe?

Interestingly, the friends and family members of patients considering healthcare abroad ask this question more often than do the patients themselves. In fact, at least one friend or family member is virtually guaranteed to balk at the thought of your heading overseas for treatment. Most of these concerns are unfounded. They usually arise either from a lack of knowledge or from cultural myopia.
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