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Medical tourism associations and medical travel organisations


In recent years, several medical tourism associations have been formed to support the medical tourism industry. There are also several industry bodies that are relevant to medical travel.


Medical tourism associations and medical travel organisations


European Medical Tourism Alliance

The European Medical Tourism Alliance is a recently formed not for profit organisation based in Hungary, which intends to represent the interests of key stakeholders in the European medical tourism industry, harmonise the activities of the industry and improve patient mobility and the free choice of medical provider across Europe.

Find out more about the European Medical Tourism Alliance


Council on the Global Integration of Healthcare

Recently formed and aims to create a sustainable organisation in medical tourism made up of diverse individuals in the the medical travel and globally health care industry. A non-profit, tax-exempt global NGO. Aims to build the largest and most comprehensive knowledge base for medical tourism and globally integrated healthcare.


Medical Tourism Association

The Medical Tourism Association is an international, non-profit association cosisting of international hospitals, insurance companies, healthcare companies, medical tourism companies. Based in the USA. 


Medical assistance associations


International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers

IAMAT is a non-profit organization established in 1960 which aims to advise travellers about health risks, the geographical distribution of diseases worldwide, immunization requirements for all countries, and to make competent medical care available to travellers.

Find out about the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers.


Medical travel associations


Association of Travel Insurance Intermediaries

The Association represents Insurance bokers and intermediaries who specialise in travel insurance. Members offer a diverse range of travel insurance products both to the general public and to the travel trade.

Find out about the Association of Travel Insurance Intermediaries.


US Travel Insurance Association (UStiA)

A national association of insurance carriers, third-party administrators, insurance agencies and related businesses involved in the development, administration and marketing of travel insurance and travel assistance products.

Find out about the US Travel Insurance Association.