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Medical Tourism in the Caribbean

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
de Arellano, Annette B. Ramirez (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Winter2011
ISBN:
0097-9740
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Health facilities, Health services accessibility, Medical tourism
Notes:
An essay on medical tourism, or travel with the intention of obtaining health services abroad, in the Caribbean. An overview of the economic impacts of medical tourism on several Caribbean countries, including Cuba, Jamaica, and Barbados, is presented.