How to Choose a good Hospital Overseas


What are the challenges? Millions of people worldwide, travel overseas for medical treatment every year. Whether it is because they want access to more advanced medical technologies, a wide range of specialists or are more concerned about comfort during treatment, international patients have varying reasons for wanting to go to different medical tourism destinations [...]

How to Choose a good Hospital Overseas2019-03-18T09:46:55+03:00

Kidney Transplant Overseas


Requirements Every year, over 130,000 solids organ transplants are carried out globally and of those transplants, more than 60,000 are kidney transplants. Approximately 40% of kidney transplants performed each year are from living donors. International Medical Treatment Ltd (IMT) receives a lot of enquiries from people who want to travel overseas for kidney transplants [...]

Kidney Transplant Overseas2019-03-16T12:18:38+03:00

World Kidney Day 2019


Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere It is estimated that 850 million people worldwide, have kidney disease. Kidney disease is a global burden with at least 2.4 million people dying each year due to chronic kidney disease (CKD) and about 1.7 million others dying from acute kidney injury (AKI). AKI is a leading cause of [...]

World Kidney Day 20192019-02-20T12:58:39+03:00

Advanced Fibroids Treatment


Overview  Approximately 70% to 80% of women, worldwide, get fibroids in their lifetime and especially at childbearing age. However, older women between 40 – 50 years are affected by uterine fibroids most. Fibroids are basically growths or non-cancerous (benign) tumours which grow in the walls of the uterus, hence the term, uterine fibroids. They [...]

Advanced Fibroids Treatment2019-03-13T13:12:57+03:00

World Rare Disease Day 2019


Bridging Health and Social Care Over 300 million people globally, are affected by approximately 7,000 rare diseases. Though rare, these diseases should not be seen as less important or irrelevant because millions are suffering from them. Besides, one goal of the Sustainable Development Goals is to ensure no one is left behind - even [...]

World Rare Disease Day 20192019-02-28T12:35:12+03:00

Rare Types of Cancers


Overview Millions of people die of cancer every year; however, out of the over 200 types of cancers, some occur in a small number of people. These cancers are referred to as rare cancers. Rare cancers are those with an incidence of less than 6 people in every 100,000 per year and they make [...]

Rare Types of Cancers2019-02-25T09:26:14+03:00

What to do about Chemo Side Effects in Children


Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is one of the most common treatment options for cancer. It is what most people relate cancer to. It involves administering a combination of anti-cancer drugs to kill cancer cells and stop their growth. Chemotherapy can also be used to decrease the size of a tumour making it easier and safer to [...]

What to do about Chemo Side Effects in Children2019-02-21T09:26:59+03:00

Childhood Cancers Prevention


Overview Childhood cancers are cancers affecting children below the age of 18. Over 300,000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer, worldwide, each year. The most common type of childhood cancer is Leukaemia and others include cancers of the brain or central nervous system and cancer of the bone marrow. Only about 20% of [...]

Childhood Cancers Prevention2019-02-18T09:28:44+03:00

A Day for Hearts


Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day 2019 Congenital anomalies, commonly referred to as Birth Defects, are some of the most common causes of deaths during the neonatal period, causing over 300,000 deaths every year, worldwide, within the first 4 weeks of birth. Heart defects are the most common congenital anomalies claiming thousands of lives every [...]

A Day for Hearts2019-02-14T10:05:32+03:00

Why you should consider travelling overseas for medical treatment


Overcoming the fear It is okay to go for Overseas Medical Treatment; as long as you have the right information. The fear of going overseas for medical treatment is what stops many people from considering this option. Others may not even be aware that they can travel overseas to get treatment for complex conditions. [...]

Why you should consider travelling overseas for medical treatment2019-02-11T12:29:01+03:00