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The 4th Annual WMT&GHC Announces Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) and Korea International Medical Association (KIMA) as a Silver Sponsor

The 4th Annual World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress is pleased to announce Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) and Korea International Medical Association (KIMA) as a Silver Sponsor at the conference held on October 25-28, 2011.

West Palm Beach, FL, September 29, 2011 --( The Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) is a government-funded organization, established based on the Korea health Industry Development Institute Act. The mission of the organization is to improve public health and the people's wellness by promoting overall health industry of Korea. To this end, KHIDI has played a pivotal role in boosting health industry, including healthcare, food, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and beauty industries.

Korea International Medical Association (KIMA) is a government-private joint initiative founded to promote Healthcare in Korea internationally. KIMA was established in 2007 with the name of CKMP (Council for Korea Medicine Overseas Promotion) and changed its name to KIMA as it has become an association. As an official organization for Medical Tourism, KIMA is supported by the Government, and serves as the "acting body" for a series of national policies in regard to medical travel.

“This event is important for KHIDI & KIMA since it is the ideal opportunity for us to promote the excellent medical technology and services of Korea to those in the medical tourism industry worldwide,” said Dr. SooWoong Kim, Director of International Healthcare Business at Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) and Secretary General of Korea International Medical Association (KIMA). “We expect global stakeholders, including insurance companies, leaders of global enterprises and medical travel facilitators to learn what KHIDI and KIMA do in the global healthcare business,” he added.

This is the one event per year where Employers, Self Funded Health Plans, Insurance Companies, and Medical Tourism Facilitators that are looking to outsource healthcare overseas have the opportunity to meet with top International Hospitals and Medical Tourism Companies in one place for the ultimate networking event. As a Silver Sponsor, Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) and Korea International Medical Association (KIMA) will receive multiple benefits including recognition throughout the conference and preferred exhibit booth placement.

The conference is the dedicated annual event of the Medical Tourism Association, the nonprofit trade association in the Medical Tourism industry, and media partner Medical Tourism Magazine, the only dedicated magazine for the medical tourism and global healthcare industry, and by Medical Tourism City,, a social network for the medical tourism and global healthcare industry with over one thousand participants from over sixty countries.

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