MAPE Turismo y Salud, the Spanish facilitator for health and medical tourism, is expanding its services into the Kuwait healthcare market. It has created MAPE MIDDLE EAST, with the support of Sharif M. Nabil el-sharif, from the Kuwait Insurance Company – S.A.K. The company will be launching a promotional campaign to attract patients to Spanish healthcare facilities with which MAPE has cooperation agreements. These include Barcelona, Madrid, Alicante and others along the Mediterranean coast and the Spanish Islands (Balearics and Canaries). MAPE provides a platform of services to support medical tourism including information about treatment alternatives, information on prices and expenses for medical travel, information on quality of care, and technology for the dissemination of health information.