More treatments offered in Cuba

In an article in the Global Times, Miladys Orraca, president of Cuban Medical Services (SMC Salud) says that it has diversified its services to cover not only chronic disease treatment but also other programs like plastic surgery, spas, drug and physical rehabilitation.

Orraca also stated that the SMC now has three foreign investment projects in the island’s business portfolio: a spa, a comprehensive health centre and an air ambulance transportation service.

The article says that health tourism in Cuba has been rapidly developing and is currently a core sector in the country’s goal of boosting its income.

For analysis of the medical travel market in Cuba, visit the IMTJ Country Profile.