Destination for Health: El Salvador Sponsors World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress

Campaign launch targeted to attract health and wellness seekers, Sept. 27-30, 2015, at Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Fla.
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ORLANDO, Fla. - Sept. 27, 2015 - PRLog -- The Government of El Salvador has launched an ambitious campaign to drive health and wellness seekers to the Central American country – known for its Pacific Ocean beaches, surfing and mountainous landscape – by sponsoring the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, Sept. 27-30, 2015, in Orlando, Fla., the Medical Tourism Association® announced today.

“After years of work and training for both government and private healthcare providers and tourism businesses, ‘El Salvador: Destination for Health’ will promote our country as a sustainable, attractive and competitive destination in the medical tourism marketplace,” said Jose Napoleon Duarte Duran, the Minister of Tourism in El Salvador.

According to the Ministry of Tourism, 19,301 health and wellness travelers entered El Salvador for medical treatment in 2014; primarily for cosmetic and dental procedures at one of six clinics accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc.

Napoleon Duarte, who will be participating in the 6th Global Ministerial Summit, said his delegation at the Congress will include the Salvadorian Tourism Corporation (CORSATUR), which will host a networking luncheon for leading healthcare providers in El Salvador, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2015, in the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Fla.

Renée-Marie Stephano (, President of the Medical Tourism Association®, said the Congress agenda also features the 4th Medical Directors Summit, the 3rd Global Women’s Leadership Summit, Arab Health and Wellness Summit, regional and industry forums, and educational workshops included among more than 1,000 networking meetings for up to 200 qualified buyers of healthcare. Participants, sponsors and invited speakers can keep abreast of Congress updates at

About the Medical Tourism Association®
As the first membership-based international nonprofit trade organization and think-tank for the medical tourism and healthcare industries, the Medical Tourism Association® develops and implements creative and sustainable strategies for attracting direct foreign investments. The MTA provides advisory services to investors researching the industry and matches these financiers with medical tourism-related projects.

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