Panama’s Health Tourism Boom

A new kind of tourism is sweeping into Panama, but these visitors are not just coming for sun and fun. Offering first-rate health care at cut-rate prices, Panama is attracting the latest kind of traveler: the medical tourist. Medical tourism is a rapidly growing, multi-billion dollar worldwide industry. Countries like India and Thailand have long been attracting patients from developed countries looking to escape the high prices and long waits at home, providing high-quality health care at a fraction of the price. Panama is one of the latest countries to emerge on the health tourism scene, offering US-trained doctors, state-of-the-art…

How Did Don Vierra Become the World Renowned Consultant in Health Information System?

For those in Health Informatics, the name “Vieira” might not sound strange. Immanuel Antonius, professionally known as Don Vieira, is a successful and independent consultant who has reached horizons beyond expectations. The 32-year old Technoprenuer has ticked off projects, which most consultants still consider as a dream.While he was brought up in Namibia, his expertise and skills were never limited to the boundaries. If Namibia is his primary home, his work stations or contracted duty stations have become the secondary residence where he used to spend most of his days. As far as his academic background is concerned, he holds…

Fat Food Tax to Pay For Health Care? A Modest Proposal – Pros and Cons

Obesity, which contributes to several health problems like cancer, stroke, diabetes and high blood pressure has become epidemic and affects nearly half the U.S population. The number of obese people has doubled since 1985, which has led to a 30% increase in health premiums. The overall financial costs of obesity are greater than those for alcoholism or smoking. The annual cost of treating health problems related to obesity is estimated at upward of $100 billion. Reduction of health costs over time will not happen if obesity is ignored. Why more taxes? Two reasons; First and most obvious is to raise…

Face Gym Exercise: ALL FACE MUSCLES SET. Look Younger Instantly

After doing fitness for the face, is it possible to apply makeup, then you can wash and immediately apply makeup, Hello, Alena, Rossoshanskaya and fitness for the face. Today we will do exercise for all muscles. Our face went to start to grow in the frame of our hands. We put warm hands on our face and feel the face. Please notice, you first feel the face palms then switch attention and try to feel your palms with your face. Do this three fold first palms face then face palms process. The head in a circular motion along the way,…

Healthy Aging: Promoting Well-being in Older Adults

Good afternoon, good evening or good morning, depending on from when and where you are joining us, I’m dr. Phoebe Thorpe. It’S my pleasure to welcome you to the CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for September 2017. We have exciting session, so let’s get started, but first a few housekeeping slides Public Health Grand Rounds has continuing education available for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, veterinarians, health, educators and others. Please see the public health Grand Rounds website for more details. We are also we are available on all your favorite social media sites. Please send your questions for today’s sessions. And/Or…