Monthly Archives: February 2015

New medical tourism programs for Arabic countries

Following, Medical Port’s presence in the Saudi Arabia Medical Tourism Fair in the end of 2014, and due to the large interest demonstrated ever since, the company is launching special programs for countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, among others.

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Rehabilitation, Saudi Arabia, Weight Loss

What is a Hernia?

Hernia is a Latin word meaning “rupture”. It is a defect located on the abdominal wall, a hole that allows the passage of abnormal intestine or other abdominal viscera. Whenever this rupture occurs, surgical hernia repair is needed. Hernias can

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Medical Port launches corporate health card in Angola

A new partnership between Medical Port and the Angolan airline company TAAG, was born this February. The healthcare card provides employees the access to medical treatments in Portugal and Brazil. The corporate card called “Medical Port Empresas” launched at TAAG’s headquarters, in

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Posted in Medical Tourism, News

Health promotion in the workplace

When thinking about workers well-being companies are increasingly deciding for health prevention instead of disease management. For many years, resources were spent in dealing with employees’ health problems, but now companies are shifting for a prevention model. Many employers are

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups

Medical Port’s CEO guest speaks at American university

Last week, Belén de Vicente – Medical Port’s CEO – was the guest speaker of a Health Care Management course. The class main subject is international healthcare management with a focus on medical tourism. The class was held online and

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Posted in Medical Tourism, News

The Telegraph picked the top 5 activity holidays in Portugal

The world famous newspaper has elected the best activities for holidays in Portugal in 2015. Whether you are looking for a family vacation, or an adventure with friends, these are nature related vacations you can enjoy. The first suggestion is

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Posted in News, Portugal