Yucatan, one of the most competitive Medical Tourism destinations worldwide

According to Stratistics MRC, one of the leading providers of market and business research in the US, the Global Medical Tourism Market accounted for $17.1 billion USD in 2015 and is poised to reach $57.2 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 18.8% during the forecast period (The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is the annual growth rate of an investment More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Saúl Ancona Salazar: Making Medical Tourism happen in Yucatán

On Tuesday May 10th, The Yucatan Times conducted an exclusive interview with the Secretary of Tourism Promotion of Yucatán, Saul Ancona Salazar.  The subject: Medical Tourism in Yucatán. This is what the secretary More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 18th, 2016

Medical tourists looking to Cancun for cancer treatments

CANCUN, Q. Roo — Two of every 10 treatments performed by the Oncology Center of Cancun are provided to medical tourists, and this is because prices are up to 40% lower than in other countries. “When More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Ground is broken for new Faro del Mayab Hospital in north Merida

With an investment of 500 million pesos ($28 million USD), the construction of the new Faro del Mayab Hospital was inaugurated in north Merida on Monday April 4. This highly specialized medical facility, projected More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Ten succesful kidney transplants in Yucatán so far this year

Specialists from the General Hospital “Dr. Augustin O’Horán” in Mérida successfully performed the eighth multiple organ harvesting this year in the state of Yucatán, which improved the quality More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Need medical service? Merida offers world-class facilities, big savings and no wait-list!

The concept of “Medical Tourism” in Southeast Mexico has been taken to the next level in the city of Merida Yucatan. We have to start by saying that, in Prehispanic times, the Maya were expert herbalists. More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Merida’s hotels can turn your medical tourism visit into a vacation

As one of Mexico’s leading tourist destinations, Merida boasts a wide range of hotel accommodations for visitors who are coming here to receive medical treatment. Because of the many top-quality amenities, More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Fighting cancer by targeting its ‘Achilles’ heel’

A new breakthrough in cancer research could lead to a novel form of cancer treatment — one that is highly specialized for each patient. Researchers discovered that even though cancer cells mutate wildly within More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Mexico: free public health insurance ensures all women diagnosed with breast cancer can be treated

Abish Romero is preparing to celebrate: in a few months she will mark 5 years free of breast cancer, after receiving successful treatment in her home country of Mexico. But the 28-year-old, whose mother died from More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Mérida’s modern hospitals build on 450 years of outstanding medical tradition

In the state of Yucatan there is a great tradition of study and practice of medicine that goes all the way back to the early sixteenth century. The first hospital in the city of Merida, Yucatan was founded almost More...