Colombia

map-of-colombiaColombia is a South American country which got independence in 1819 as it was a formal colony of Spain. Colombia has Andes Mountain Range, coastline of Caribbean and Pacific.

Medical tourism is widely promoted by Colombia as its medical infrastructure is strong due to investment from public and private sector. It has lead to world class facilities and accredited hospitals. One of the new hospitals is San Vincente de Rionegro in Medellin which is in close proximity of international airport and it has peaceful surrounding which makes it ideal for faster recovery. Currency is in Peso and English is easily understood whereas it official language is Spanish.

Medical tourist travelling to Colombia usually goes for treatment of dental, ENT, cosmetic, transplant, cardiology, stem cell therapy and fertility treatment. There is no separate visa which is issued for medical tourism as the citizens of Germany, Costa Rica, UK, USA, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Mexico, Peru and among others does not require visa.

It is strongly recommended to contact the embassy or expert regarding visa requirements before travelling for medical assistance.