On Thursday, 10 December, Russian state news Agency RIA Novosti reported that Russia launched the Association of organizers of international medical tourism (OMT).
Judging by the website of this organization, the Chairman of the Board AAMT is Constantine Onishchenko is a graduate of the FSB Academy, receiving psychological education, which «has established strong partnership relations with leading clinics of Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Korea, Israel, Spain, Germany, USA, Italy, Tunisia, Austria, Lithuania, Slovenia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, China, Belgium».
However, judging by OMMT message transmitted in the media, it is not about the next structure, offering services of medical tourism for Russians, and about the Association, offering services to Russian medicine for foreign patients. In particular, it is argued that the most requested services include Russian specialists in the field of dentistry and gynecology. «IVF is cheaper in 2-3 times, than in European countries, and the cost of restoration of the dentition differs by almost ten times», – stated in the message.
To publish RYAN notes that, «similar to the organization of work in European countries, in Israel and in the United States.»