Japan

map-of-japanJapan is not only famous for Mt Fiji, sushi or cherry blossom as Japan aims to promote it healthcare holidays as it tends to triple it medical tourism by 2030. Being close to China and Russia many medical tourists gets attracted to Japan due to its lower cost of treatment and developed infrastructure although Chinese medical tourist has to pay what locals has to pay.

Japan is known as develop nation and being a pioneer in technology worldwide, latest technology and medical equipment is used in treatment due to intensive research in the field of technology. The Onsen Therapy is famous in Japan as it attracts many senior citizens although there are traditional spas which also attracts people who are reaching retirement age and has time to travel and explore. Good infrastructure, highly skilled workforce as many doctors have studies or practiced abroad, lower cost of treatment, advanced medical technology & equipment, high standard quality, easy accessibility and exotic scenery and beauty makes medical tourist recover and relaxed quickly.

There are various treatments which Japan offers such as cardiology, sophisticated cancer treatment, fertility, orthopaedics and other therapies such as reiki, acupuncture, aromatherapy, homeopathy among others. In order to visit Japan a medical tourist must apply for visa for medical stay however there are countries which qualify for visa exemption such as UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, Australia and France and among others.

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