The Risk Of Inhalants

Inhalants are one of the many categories that certain drugs can be placed under. In turn, inhalants are defined as “volatile substances (that produce chemical vapors) that are rarely taken any other route other than inhalation.” Now when one first thinks of this, his/her mind might automatically redirect itself to cocaine, or other similar inhaled […]

Lung Diseases In Tibetan Children

Due to high altitudes, lung diseases are a much more frequent risk in that of the Tibetan population, than they would be in other places. Consequently, those who are not native to Tibet may lack such knowledge of just how much this can affect the people by worsening their health, especially the children. In fact, […]

The Modern Trend of Medical Tourism

Medical tourism has become something of a catch phrase in the modern media. Medical journals discuss medical tourism as a means of boistering a country’s medical industry. Travel organizations advertise the medical benefits available to tourists within a particular region. Medical tourism is praised as a fresh, modern way of helping to grow local economies […]

Canada Welcomes Medical Tourists from Tibet

Medical tourism is a revolution to global medical practices. It enables world citizens to pick and choose which region of the world they solicit for medical services. The obvious benefit to this practice is that different countries and regions specialize in different medical services, so allowing people to travel to take advantage of foreign medical […]

Tibetans in Need of Medical Care

Tibetans have a distinct culture, heritage and history. As a region of China with a history of having to fight for autonomy, Tibet is known on the world stage as a region to watch out for and offer solidarity to. Its native culture is one of renowned Buddhist spirituality. With these cultural and historic distinctions […]

Traveling from Tibet to Canada for Medical Services

Tibet is unlike anywhere else in the world, medically speaking. The diseases that plague Tibet are relative to its unique location on the globe: in the mountains at an average height of 3,500 meters. The most widespread diseases are of a pulmonary nature because the altitude is hard on the lungs. Most of Tibet is […]