A robust, particularist ethical assessment of medical tourism

Developing World Bioethics 11 (1):16-29 (2011)
Recently, in increasing numbers, citizens of wealthy nations are heading to poorer countries for medical care. They are traveling to the global South as medical tourists because in their home nations either they cannot get timely medical care or they cannot afford needed treatments. This essay offers a robust, particularist ethical assessment of the practice of citizens of richer nations traveling to poorer countries for healthcare
Keywords medical tourism  ethics  neoliberalism  India  US  health care
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DOI 10.1111/j.1471-8847.2010.00282.x
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