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Crossing borders for fertility treatments
Posted: 14 June 2007

In August of 2005, Shauna Anderson treated herself to a vacation of sorts. Three weeks in Cape Town, South Africa, more than 10,000 miles from her home just outside Seattle, for a little respite, a safari — and a round of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Not your typical vacation itinerary, but one that’s becoming increasingly popular among American women struggling with fertility issues and overwhelmed by the cost of IVF in the United States.

Surgery plus holiday proves irresistible combination for 40 million Americans
Dateline: 12 February 2010
It's easy to understand why India has become the first choice for surgical procedures for the 40 million Americans without health insurance. Private medical costs are running at just 20% of the US equivalent and top Indian hospitals are more like five-star holiday resorts. It's an irresistible combination: high-tech hospitals, European- and US-trained surgeons, plus a luxury holiday. India ...
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