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Taiwan leads in Medical Tourism

Taiwan leads in Medical Tourism

India Blooms News Service | | 14 May 2014, 02:39 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (Not in Town/IBNS) Taiwan, which has most advanced medical technologies and highly educated and professional health professionals, is wooing tourists for medical care.

Every year, Taiwan’s medical tourism attracts a number of tourists from all over the world. The state-of-the-art medical facilities and impressive health care services have led to the booming field of health care in Taiwan.

In 2007, IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook ranked Taiwan in 13th place in terms of health infrastructure; while in 2012, Cable News Network (CNN) praised the health insurance system in Taiwan. As of 2014, a total of 13 hospitals in Taiwan have been accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI); the most credible international accreditation programe for healthcare programs. Taiwan also offers health examinations and medical cosmetic services.

While on a Taiwan holiday, you can also enjoy the amazing culture and enjoy the night-markets in the capital city of Taipei. Taiwan is a great choice for those who are looking to combine their medical treatment with a memorable and enjoyable vacation. Taiwan is a beautiful island with tall mountains, lush forests, sandy beaches, sparkling and clean sea and great food! It has convenient and efficient transportation system and offers great shopping and bargains in electronics.

Taiwan is located in the western Pacific Ocean 160 km (100 miles) off the southeastern coast of the Chinese mainland and is a convenient gateway to Asia for the Indian traveler. A number of airlines such as China Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Thai Airways fly directly or with a stopover in to Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport from the Indian metros of New Delhi and Mumbai. The average flight time between India and Taiwan is of about 6.5 hours; and Taiwan is 2.30 hours ahead of India.