On February 12-14, 6th Annual Medical Tourism Conference and Workshop was held in Athens, organized by the well-known European company Euroevents. MedicaTour management was invited to the conference as Gold members. “This is the third time we are participating in the conferences of Euroevents - our good partners - we were in Zagreb, Riga, and now in Greece. Euroevents conferences are always distinguished by a high level of organization, high-quality selection of speakers, interesting and informative presentations and panels,” said Tatyana Sokolov, General Director of MedicaTour.
On February 1 and 2, a medical tourism conference IMTS was organized in Dubai, which was attended by 70 buyers from different countries, 30 speakers and 50 hospitals. MedicaTour management was also invited to attend the conference.
On December 16 and 17, a large-scale social event for children with cerebral palsy was held in Moscow Cerebral Palsy Medical Center. A famous neurologist, Dr. Saurabh Chopra, came from India, who gave a free second opinion to parents and children on possible treatment and rehabilitation. The action was organized by MedicaTour Ltd., the largest group of hospitals in India Max Healthcare, and charity foundation Life with Cerebral Palsy, with media support from TV Channel Doctor.
On December 12 2019, General Director of MedicaTour Tatiana Sokolov was invited by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Brindisi region of Italy to act as a speaker and expert at the international conference of health and medical tourism with a report “Overview of the situation of medical tourism in the world and the situation on the markets of Russia and the CIS”.
On December 3, as part of the medical tourism exhibition MedTravelExpo in Moscow, a seminar was successfully held for directors and top managers of hospitals “Medical business in 5 years. Who will leave and who will remain?” which was a start for a joint project of the medical tourism company MedicaTour Ltd. and a large International consulting company Grand Alliance which is one of the market leaders in the development and building of business processes in various sectors of the economy, including healthcare.
Administration of Ruza district of Moscow region asked Director of MedicaTour to give an expert opinion on the region
On November 27, 2019, a major landmark event took place in Ruza in Moscow region - the Interregional Investment Forum "Business Development in Recreational, Sanatorium and Resort and Other Tourist Areas". Organizers of the event and administration of the region to two days invited the management of MedicaTour to get acquainted with the recreational opportunities of the region, and the Director of the company, Tatiana Sokolov, to make an expert report at the forum.
On November 18-19, a conference European Health Prevention Day was held in Wiesbaden in Germany. It was devoted to improving the quality of SPA hotels and resorts in accordance with European standards. The company MedicaTour is the official partner of the organizers of this conference - EuroSPA med, as well as the official representative of this company in Russia.
On November 15, the management of MedicaTour was invited to take part in the strategic session “Development Tools of Territories” within the framework of the “Territories of Growth” conference organized by the Moscow Region Government.
From October 28 till October 31, MedicaTour organized a group to the town of Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina, to the clinic “Svjetlost Banja Luka”, for conducting blepharoplasty with Dr. Bojan Kozomara. The group was personally accompanied by the Director of MedicaTour Tatiana Sokolov.
This is not the first time our company has collaborated with Euroevents, organizer of events around the world. This year, MedicaTour has already taken part in an event in Zagreb. It was very interesting and productive. This time, at the Baltic Executive Medical Tourism Summit, which was held in Riga, two speakers have already been invited from MedicaTour - Founder and CEO Tatiana Sokolov and Business Development Director Oleg Ponimatko.
From 15 to 17.10, the International Congress on Medical Tourism and Global HealthCare WMTC-2019 was held in Abu Dhabi. The organizers of the conference were American Medical Tourism Association and the Abu Dhabi Government, who asked company MedicaTour to collect and to bring to event a Russian delegation consisting of representatives of federal medical centers, private clinics, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and medical tourism agencies. The invitation to the candidates was dealt directly by the General Director of MedicaTour Tatiana Sokolov.
From October 3 to 6, the management of MedicaTour made a business visit to Italy, the Puglia region, in order to get acquainted with the regional clinics and the possibilities of treating MedicaTour's patients there. The visit was organized by Puglia medical tourism agency Aratravel.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. And in the later stages, when the patient has metastases, traditional methods of therapy are not always effective enough. In recent years, doctors have come up with an innovative method of “point” radiation therapy with lutetium isotope (177Lu PSMA), which helps to prolong the patient’s life even in the most difficult and neglected cases. It is used in many leading clinics in the world, including Germany, USA, Israel, Australia and Canada. Recently, the Latvian Nuclear Medicine Center began to offer treatment with lutetium in conjunction with the AmberLife Cancer Clinic, an integrative medicine clinic.
Quirónsalud Torrevieja Hospital has opened a laboratory developed in accordance with the international GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) quality standards and aimed at the production of such advanced drugs as dendritic cell vaccines and has begun production of specific immunotherapeutic drugs for the treatment of cancer patients.
MedicaTour organized a tour for doctors, owners of medical centers and medical tourism agencies to Murter island in Croatia
From September 20 to 25, company MedicaTour together with its partner Ivica Budanec organized an advertising tour to Croatia to Murter island to boutique hotel Murter and the rehabilitation center located next to it. The tour was organized for doctors, owners of medical centers and medical tourism agencies.
Since February 2019, MedicaTour is the official representative of the largest medical network of India, Max Healthcare, and, in connection with this, company recently organized a business reception, which included meetings and negotiations of Max representatives with Russian partners. In addition, during the visit, the famous Indian oncologist-surgeon Dr. Archit Pandit, together with Russian specialists, conducted free second opinion for cancer patients of Medica Mente clinic (Moscow region).
From 29.08 to 31.08, the management of MedicaTour was invited to Busan (South Korea) to participate in BIMTC - 2019, the international convention of medical tourism. The event was held at the BEXCO exhibition complex in the center of Busan. The event was attended by buyers from around the world. Moscow and central Russia were represented at this event only by MedicaTour.
On August 15, management of MedicaTour was invited to take part in the conference International Business Days in Ryazan Region, and Tatiana Sokolov, General Director of the company, was also invited by the speaker to one of panel discussions. Main topic of the forum was development of exports, including the export of medical services.
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers. In 2018, according to the International Agency for Cancer Research, 2.088 million women fell ill. However, if it is detected in time and all measures are taken to prevent the development and recurrence, in 80% the disease can be successfully cured. Oncologist-chemotherapist Linda Brokane, Chief Physician of the oncology clinic of integrative medicine Amber Life Cancer Clinic, talks about modern methods of breast cancer therapy.
More than 80% of cancer cases are related to lifestyle and personal habits, and the prevention and correction of many of the factors causing the disease are possible and simple, says doctor Antonio Brugarolas, director of the oncology platform at Quirónsalud Torrevieja. The origin of cancer lies in the violation of the mechanism of cell regeneration and their control mechanisms, the appearance of the disease depends on a large number of different factors.