South Africa sees increase in inbound medical evacuations

Ralmed, a medical company providing medical evacuation and healthcare in South Africa, has said it is seeing a rise in international requests for their specialised air ambulance service, flying patients inbound to the country for hospital admission.

Ralmed provides medical evacuation from Angola, Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.  Its ambulances provide emergency medical response to occupational hazards/injuries and international patient repatriations.

The company also provides healthcare to patients choosing to travel to South Africa specifically for medical tourism, and is now seeing a rise in these requests.  The medical specialists offered include but are not limited to vascular surgery, orthopaedics, cardiologists, oncologist, neurologists, gastroenterologist, and internal medicine.  Ralmed also helps patients for cosmetic surgery and cancer treatment in South Africa.