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Midyear review: Portugal’s still on the rise

Portugal continues to give positive signs of economic growth and increases its attractiveness for foreign investment. Tourism remains a boost to the economy. A welcoming country for tourists Portugal came 4th worldwide in for most tourist-friendly destinations in the latest

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Posted in Medical Tourism, News, News, Portugal

Hernia Repair Surgery in Portugal

Hernias are a common health issue. They can take years to develop of appear within a short period of time. Either way, hernias always require surgery to get fixed. Our customer Eugénia Nascimento, from Angola, was among those suffering from

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Posted in Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

Getting a Medical Second Opinion

Looking for a medical second opinion isn’t about mistrusting your doctor, it is about being aware about your health status and alternatives and making informed decisions when faced with a complex diagnosis. A second opinion can be used to confirm

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Medical Tourism, News, News, Uncategorized

What to visit in Portugal this summer

Portugal goes beyond Lisbon, Porto and Algarve. During the last few weeks regions like Alentejo, the Azores and Setúbal have hit the spotlight as well. Praia dos Galapinhos, Setúbal and Azores After the city of Oporto was nominated “Best European

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Posted in News, News, Portugal

Medical Port at the Medical Travel Summit 2017

Medical Port CEO Belén de Vicente was a guest speaker at the Medical Travel Summit in Croatia, an event organized by the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ). The Medical Travel Summit in an event for senior-level professionals working in the

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Posted in Medical Tourism, News, News, Portugal

Porto: Best European Destination 2017

Nominated three times and three times winner, setting a new record. The city of Porto is once again the Best European Destination. “Never has the choice of the winning city been so unanimous among travellers from all other the world”,

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Posted in News, News, Portugal

Looking for sunny and safe holidays, tourists turn to Portugal

As some common holidays destinations like France and Turkey deal with the threat of terrorism, the number of tourists in Portugal increases. While this country remains a good choice regarding safety, the government has also worked on improving security measures.

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Posted in Algarve, Health news, Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

American association “No Stomach for Cancer” awards Portuguese investigators for their research on stomach cancer

Three Portuguese investigators were awarded 25,000 € to continue their research on Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer. This collaboration is between two investigators from the University of Porto and from the Technical University of Lisbon. This is the first time that

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Posted in News

CNN invites everyone for the centre of universe, the centre region of Portugal

CNN journalist Paul Ames highlights the beauty and undiscovered treasures of “Centro”. The centre region of Portugal for its monuments, natural beauty and of course, food. The journalist says the region is a “largely undiscovered array of treasures unjustly ignored by Portugal

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Posted in News, Portugal

Medical Port promotes medical travel in Portugal at Riyadh Travel Fair in Saudi Arabia

Following the success of the participation in the Saudi Medical Tourism Fair in November 2014, Medical Port decided to return to Saudi Arabia to be present at another event, this time dedicated to travel and tourism: “Riyadh Travel Fair is

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Posted in News, Saudi Arabia, Surgery and treatments abroad