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    Gravely ill American Citizen In Costa Rican Hospital Is Not Allowed Being Medevac to His Country

    The US Delivers Three Field Hospitals to Costa Rica and Plans to Install another...

    The delivery of three field hospitals to Costa Rica is the latest advance in a plan to provide the region with 24...
    Global Economic Sectors Most Affected by the COVID-19 Crisis

    Length of Stay in Hospitals of COVID-19 Patients Increases According to Their Age

    The length of stay in hospitals of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) by patients requiring...

    New exam for medical interns

    The proposal is to make a new exam for rotating interns in hospitals and public clinics that will improve the passing rate of students, given...

    In Vitro Fertilization Coming to Costa Rica

    President Solis promises to sign draft decree issued last Thursday, authorizing IVF in both public and private medical facilities. In November of 2012, the Inter-American...

    Costa Rican Children are Contracting Eye Worms Due to Negligent Pet Owners

    A condition called ocular toxocariasis (colloquially, "eye worms") is transmitted by a worm-shaped parasite found in the feces of infected dogs and can enter...

    Costa Rica May Recruit Foreigners to Solve Its Anesthesiologist Shortage

    The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) may be ​​bringing in anesthesiologists from other countries to meet domestic demand, said the chief executive of...

    Say Hello the World’s Newest Colossal Project: The Nicaragua Canal

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The world's next megaproject just broke ground in Nicaragua: a 172 mile transoceanic canal that will connect the...

    Want to Quit Smoking? New Texting Program Has Already Helped 300 Costa Ricans Kick...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Ministry of Health has implemented a new system to help people quit smoking through the use of...

    Solis Lifts Procedural Labor Reform, Banning Essential Public Service Workers From Striking

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - As of yesterday, an executive order by  President Luis Guillermo Solís to lift the ban on procedural labor reform will prohibit...

    Costa Rica Public Employees Will be on Break From December 19 to January 5

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The year-end recess for the nearly 55,000 employees of Costa Rica’s central government will begin on Friday, December...

    All Next Week Various Parts of San Jose Will Host the International Poetry Festival

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – This Saturday, October 25 the thirteenth edition of the International Poetry Festival 2014 (FIPCR14) begins which will take...

    Ministry of Health Assures No Panic is Needed; Costa Rica is Proactive and Ready...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – More concrete actions were reported this morning by the authorities of the Ministry of Health and Costa Rican...

    Blood Drive in Esquinas Tomorrow Beckons Donors to Help Save Lives

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - If you've always wondered how you could be a hero and save lives, donating blood  tomorrow is your...

    More World Cup Fever: Costa Rican Employees Allowed to Watch Tomorrow's Match

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The government of Costa Rica reported that public employees will be allowed to watch the football matches against...

    Americans are flocking to Costa Rica for stem cell treatments

    By Alex Leff SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Dr. Orlando Morales is something of a celebrity at Costa Rica's University of Medical Science, sauntering through...

    Capstone Turbine Names EXI – Electromec Costa Rican Distributor

    CHATSWORTH, Calif., Aug. 12, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, recently...

    Medical Tourism: a comparison

    Experts claim the phenomenon of medical tourism is comparable to how competition changed the U.S. auto industry. “More people are engaging in medical tourism because...

    Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part IV

    What is the quality of Costa Rica’s healthcare system? The short answer is very good. It might come as a surprise to many, but a...

    Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part III

    Why would someone from a developed country like the U.S. or Canada go to a developing country like Costa Rica for medical care? Quality! The third...
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