With a global shortage of healthcare workers and an increase in preventable diseases stemming from lifestyle habits, the West is looking East for a more holistic approach to address the underlying preventable causes of ill-health—which is where medical wellness tourism is seeing a surge. The rising trend of preventative health and medical tourism is exactly what Compare Retreats and Miskawaan Health Group will be discussing at their fireside chat on April 29th at The Upper House, and you’re invited to join us.
Date: Monday, April 29th, 2019
Venue: The Sky Lounge, 49F, The Upper House
This is a private event. Please RSVP below.
Registration for this event is now closed.
Joining the discussion are Dr Johannes Wessolly, co-founder and medical director of Miskawaan Health Group; Dr Stephen Chan, Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Clinical Oncology at Chinese University Hong Kong; and Mr David Boehm, Co-Founder and CEO of Miskawaan Health Group. Leading the conversation is television journalist and TicToc Producer at Bloomberg Rosalie e’Silva, known for her work with CNN, Al Jazeera, and NBC News. RSVP below to reserve your spot—and also enter into the draw to win a three-night retreat at Miskawaan Health Group’s new luxury Koh Samui villas, with the winner announced on April 29th at the talk.
Miskawaan is an integrated health clinic based in Bangkok, Thailand, which takes a holistic approach to health to give patients a fuller understanding of their own health. Combining natural medicine with state-of-the-art diagnostic technology, patients at Miskawaan can combine their travels with a full health checkup to boost their physical health while working on their emotional and mental health in a luxury setting. Miskawaan’s analytical technology and comprehensive treatment options enable guests to make meaningful lifestyle changes that will aid their overall wellbeing into the future. Recently, Miskawaan expanded to incorporate accommodation at luxury villas in Koh Samui to bring patients additional package options in relaxation and corporate retreats, as well as launching a centre in Hong Kong to help guests get the most from their stay with pre- and post-visit testing.
The US$4.2 trillion wellness industry is driven by its desire to enable better, healthier lifestyles that eliminate preventable diseases and reduce the risks and impacts of unavoidable health issues. Alternative health therapies like TCM and Ayurveda have experienced growing popularity, while natural medicine finding itself used alongside western medical practices: Scotland’s NHS has begun prescribing Forest Bathing, while TCM is being recognised by the World Health Organisation for the first time in 2022.
As an extra bonus, one lucky guest will win a three-night stay for two at Miskawaan’s luxury Koh Samui villas, worth over US$5,000. The prize includes:
- 4 Days / 3 nights in a four-bedroom villa
- Complimentary continental breakfast
- Complimentary airport transfers
- A 1-hour pre-retreat consultation with MHG Doctors via Skype
RSVP below to reserve your seat at the talk, and to be entered into the prize draw. The winner will be announced on April 29th at the talk—so make sure you don’t miss it!