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Carol and Ken Purves: Patient’s Voice– Experiencing Dental Care in Los Algodones, Mexico


Carol and Ken Purves*, residents of British Columbia, Canada received a dental diagnosis in their home country that would have cost thousands of dollars above their budget. With the help of Dental Departures, the Purves were able to travel to Los Algodones, Mexico and both receive quality dental care for one third of the cost in […]

Ashley Oulette: Patients Voice-Traveling US to Mexico for Dental Treatment


Ashley Oulette*, a patient of Dental Departures, made the choice to search outside the United States for her family’s dental care after receiving a shocking quote from a local dentist in Florida. The cost of the treatments was unaffordable for them.

Ms. Oulette heard about people traveling to other countries for less expensive, but high quality dental care. […]

Elizabeth G. Clark: Improving Tertiary Care at KIMS, Kerala


Kerala Institute of Medical Science (KIMS) in Trivandrum, India is a 600 bed multidisciplinary hospital that offers specialty services at affordable costs.

Elizabeth G. Clark is a Hospital Analyst for KIMS where she leads numerous management projects including patient service improvements and is the head of development of training for emergency medicine services for hospitals in […]

Joyce Alumno: Raising Standards, Medical Travel in the Philippines


Joyce Alumno, an advocate for global healthcare travel, is dedicated to closing the gap between healthcare and hospitality. While caring for her father at a private hospital, Ms. Alumno was disappointed by the non-clinical services and saw plenty of room for improvement.

Ms. Alumno is the Philippines country manager for Aster DM Healthcare, which is headquartered in […]

Sherene Azura Azli: Malaysia and Medical Tourism

Malaysia and Medical Tourism 

Curious about Malaysia’s success in medical tourism? Ms. Sherene Azura Azli, CEO of the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) shares her insights during her interview with Irving Stackpole and Elizabeth Ziemba, co-hosts of The Medical Travel Show.

Ms. Sherene Azura Azli entered the world of medical tourism when she saw an opportunity to contribute to […]

Keith Pollard: International Medical Travel


Keith Pollard, a true pioneer in the international medical travel and medical tourism market, is the Managing Director of Intuition Communication, which publishes the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ). IMTJ is recognized as one of the most all-inclusive hubs of information in the global health & wellness, dental, and medical travel sectors.

Along with collecting, interpreting, and redistributing international medical […]

Kim Waddoup: Matching Russian Patients with Global Healthcare Providers


The number of Russians seeking healthcare abroad has risen substantially in the last two years to become one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. That’s one reason Mr. Kim Waddoup, CEO of aiGroup Russia, created the only business-to-consumer (B2C) health exposition in Moscow, Russia

According to Mr. Waddoup, more than 70,000 affluent Russian citizens travel each […]

Cathy Turvill: Passion Drives Success in Wellness Tourism


Cathy Turvill’s desire for a place of wellness, health and relaxation, led to the creation of Nurture Wellness Village, a popular destination spa in Tagaytay City, Philippines. Ms. Turvill calls it serendipitous that her focus turned into a successful business.

It wasn’t just passion that turned a four person spa into an accredited destination spa resort. “Passion is […]