Yamada Shioriko

Medical Tourism Japan Academic Meeting

What is medical Tourism?

Medical tourism is travel to a foreign country for receiving medical treatment.

The purpose of this concept changes depending on each individual. However, for most cases are to obtain treatment with less expensive cost, to get the treatment that you cannot get in your own country, to receive advanced, higher quality of treatment technique.

Also, medical tourism have an impact on tourism industry. Medical tourists do not only spend money on medical treatments but accommodation fee, shopping, transportation, and food. Tourism income from those activities could be extremely important factor for each country.

Medical Tourism in the World

Representative countries in medical tourism industry.

Singapore

English-speaking country

Generous hospitality

The U.S.

High quality

India

Offering an affordable costs

What about Japan?

What can we provide?

What do we need to do in order to make Japan’s position clear?

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