South Africa has placed itself amongst the leaders of medical industry as the first heart transplant was performed in Cape Town in 1967. The high standards of medical facilities, latest technology, low cost due promising exchange rate, medical innovation, lesser waiting time, pleasant weather due to sunshine throughout year, no language barrier as English is an official language, no cultural shock due to familiarity with western culture makes it ideal medical tourist destination.
South Africa has been attracting medical tourist from its neighbouring African countries, Europe, US, Canada and among others for its world class treatment such as fertility, dental, eye and cosmetic among others such as orthopaedics which are being offered.
The qualified doctors and nurses offers high standards of service as many of them have been certified in US and UK before practising in South Africa, their global experience and practice provides world class standard and care. The first thing which comes to mind when someone think of South Africa is sun, beach and wildlife.
Post treatment a medical tourist can explore safari, beach, deserts, mountains or nightlife although it is advisable for medical tourist seeking for cosmetic surgery to first enjoy their holidays as medical tourist should be cautious against exposure to sun. The citizens of US and Canada do not require a visa however other nationals are required to get a visa before entering into country.
It is strongly recommended to contact the embassy or expert regarding visa requirements before travelling for medical assistance.