Brazil attracts a variety of medical tourists, coming for numerous reasons. Residents from nearby, less-developed Latin countries travel to Brazil for cancer and heart-disease treatments, whilst tourists from around the world come to take advantage of the successful and world-renowned cosmetic surgery industry. The country boasts forty medical providers who have been awarded the gold standard for global care by the Joint Commission International.
Brazil’s world-famous Albert Einstein Israelita hospital, founded in São Paulo in 1955 was the first non U. S. hospital to receive JCI accreditation. It remains famous for its exceptional standard of treatment.