Medical Tourism Impacts on Their Quality of Life


Islam, Faruqul and Al Mamun, Abdullah Sarwar and Khan @ Thandar Oo, Nasreen (2021) Medical Tourism Impacts on Their Quality of Life. In: 2nd Post Graduate Social Science Colloquium Proceedings 2021, 8-9 June 2021, Cyberjaya, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Community residents and attitudes toward tourism are an important issue around 30 years. Some researchers explained that medical tourism and its impact on residents’ quality of life (QOL) in the residents’ perceptions. Some researchers found that community residents and residents support for medical tourism are highly interrelated residents’ perceptions of community wellbeing which impact the residents’ quality of life (QOL). In this sector, relatively limited research has attracted to examine where medical tourism interrelated the quality of life (QOL) in their community residents’ perspective. The relationship is available between community residents’ satisfaction and the perception impacts on the residents’ living conditions where quality of life is an important element to extant the researches. Purpose – The purpose of the research is to develop how to identify the medical tourism influence the quality of life (QOL) domains were community conditions as well as living experience are included. It will be measured a theoretical framework that connections of residents’ perception of medical tourism and its influence on quality of life (QOL). Its variables related to residents’ satisfaction with healthcare services, overall community satisfaction, economy performance, attitude towards of medical tourism and personal benefits which may affect the community residents’ quality of life (QOL). The purpose of the research is to prepare advice to planers and academic for creating a learning base on residents’ perceptions, medical tourism development and its influence the residents’ quality of life.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: 2nd Post Graduate Social Science Colloquium Proceedings 2021 (Book of Abstract)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Medical tourism, resident perceptions, quality of life, gender
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA791-954 Medical geography. Climatology. Meteorology
Divisions: Faculty of Management (FOM)
Depositing User: Ms Nurul Iqtiani Ahmad
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2021 05:52
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2021 05:52


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