One of the best things about these medical procedures, such as Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Mexico, is that it has boosted medical tourism in the city.

In the world, Baja California is the region where more bariatric surgeries are done, in addition to having the highest rates worldwide in plastic surgery, ophthalmology, dental and oncology services.

Given the strong impact that medical tourism stressed that they will continue to look for platforms to systematize the patient’s experience when crossing the border into Tijuana and when he returns to the States. United, especially in the face of the changes that are expected with the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

He stressed that health and wellbeing tourism is an economic item of great importance, both at the regional and national levels, because all over the world the countries that are managing this type of economy in the health sector have a direct influx of resources, in these regions where the phenomenon of medical tourism is presented.

 since the main actors of medical tourism of the region, offered an overview of what happens in the entity in this area, so that negotiators can establish strategies for the next round of negotiations.

He added that one of the main objectives of the Baja Health Cluster to consolidate the region as a provider of medical tourism is for countries such as the United States and Canada to know the quality of academic training in the health services sector in the country, the years they need to be a specialist, as well as the infrastructure that exists and the entire global offer that implies a hospital medical service.

Although the 2017 closing had an increase of 2 percent in the health and well-being tourism sector, according to Cotuco’s figures, he highlighted that by 2018 there are projects with United States allies that will bring great benefits to Baja California.

He explained that they are working joint strategies with Tucson, to realize the first concept of sister cities in health the doctors of Tucson approached us because they are interested in looking for contacts here, to be able to have a relationship both of patients who operate there, and of whom they came to be treated here, or that they can recommend and guide patients who do not have insurance in the United States for cardiovascular surgery.