VIETNAM MATIONAL UNIVERSITY, HANOI
UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Topic: Medical tourism – a new approach to treatment – benefits and disadvantages, a new role for nurses – the trend of Medical Tourism in Asia
Supervisor: Dr. Phạm Thị Liên,
Group: Vũ Thị Xoan (Leader)
Nguyễn Thị Hường
Đặng Thị Phương Thảo
Dương Thị Thúy
Class: QH2008 E KTĐN + Graduate
This study would not have been completed without the cooperation of – Dr. Pham Thi Lien, a teacher of Master of Business Administration Department, University of Economics and Business, Vietnam National University, Hanoi. Researchers would like to show gratitude to Dr. Lien for her cooperation and helps to accomplish this study. She gave us useful and practical advice and worthy remarks. Moreover, this is the first time researchers have dealt with an economic research topic and especially for the purpose of discussing them with excellent students from some Asian countries in Global Partnership of Asian Colleges; therefore, it appeared to be a difficult task to some aspects but eventually, with her helps and researchers’ efforts, it was accomplished successfully to some extent. Without her help and willingness to participate, this study would never have happened.
In the period of changes and development of the world economy, Medical is more and more concerned to provide best qualified treatments for human. Medical also makes a huge contribution to the world living standard in terms of economic factor. Therefore, many services emerge with medical basis. In the flow of development, Medical tourism emerged and now is developing speedily in all over the world for the two main purposes above. It now is being exploited as a major factor of economic growth by many countries, especially India, Thailand, Singapore, some countries in Europe like The US, in America like the US, Mexico, Canada, etc....