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Medical tourism experts meet in Berlin from November 13 to 15

September 28, 2016 Conferences No Comments Email Email

The Diplomatic Council (DC,, a global Think Tank in consultative status with the United Nations, is pleased to announce the world leading international conference on medical tourism organised and held by its esteemed partner Temos International ( under the motto “Healthcare Abroad and Medical Tourism“ from November 13 to 15 in Berlin.

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”DC Preferred Partner Hospital/Clinic“ Certificate

The well-known Temos conference offers the ideal setting for the ceremonial presentation of the ”DC Preferred Partner Hospital/Clinic“ Certificate. More than 65 medical facilities spread throughout the world covering multiple continents and countries such as the USA (Raleigh), Brazil (Sao Paulo) and The Philippines (Manila) have met the neutral and independent quality standard and are proud owners of this sought-after certificate.

The ”DC Preferred Partner Hospital/Clinic/Medical Travel Coordinator“ Certificate is known as the worldwide most superior DC quality certificate granted to medical facilities with a special focus on medical tourism and international patients.

For the purpose of ensuring that the high quality standard is fulfilled, the respective hospitals and clinics are carefully reviewed and thoroughly assessed by experienced and skilled Temos assessors. Numerous and various quality criteria need to be met before a hospital or clinic is approved for international patients. The DC quality certificate is exclusively awarded to medical facilities that are already in possession of a Temos quality seal. Temos seals are granted to hospitals, clinics, rehab centers, dental clinics, eye clinics, reproduction clinics or medical travel coordinators.

The conference is chaired by its president Prof. Dr. Rupert Gerzer, former Head of the Institute of Aerospace Medicine of the German Aerospace Center, current Vice-President of the Skoltech University in Moscow and Chairman of the Diplomatic Council together with Dr. Claudia Mika, CEO Temos International and Vice-Chairwoman of the Diplomatic Council Global Healthcare Forum.

Broad spectrum of topics

The conference centers on a wide range of lectures and presentations: better understanding of patients, health and medical tourism clusters, improvement of collaboration in international patient management in problem countries, expectations from medical tourists, best practice for international patient management, overcoming cultural and language barriers in medical tourism, challenges for facilitators, the digitalisation of the entire medical sector – how technology can serve all parties involved. Beyond these exciting lectures and presentations, additional workshops and sessions will be organised about new trends providing views from different angles. Guided tours to Europe’s largest University Hospital, the Charité CyberKnife Center and Germany’s biggest hospital group, Vivantes feature a further highlight.

The following dignitaries are confirmed as speakers: His Excellency Dato’ Zulkifli Adnan, Ambassador of Malaysia to Germany and DC member; Dato Dr. Sharifah Fauziah Al Habshi, Head of DC Mission Malaysia and Managing Director Global Doctors Group; Dr. Kai Bindseil, Chairman Healthcare of Berlin Partner for Business and Technology; Dr. Stephan Rau, Partner McDermott Will & Emery LLP Lawyers and Tax Advisors LLP; Obaida Quatuni, Accreditation Head at Dubai Health Authority, United Arab Emirates; Ilan Geva, President & CEO Main Touchpoint – Ilan Geva & Friends, USA; Dr. Vladimir Mozetic, President of Kvarner Health Tourism Cluster und President Section of Medical Tourism in der Croatian Chamber of Economy; Alfred Frankovic, CEO of Kvarner Health Tourism Cluster; Harald Mylord, Health Capital Berlin; Keith Pollard, CEO Intuition Communication; Juan Pablo Salazar, Founder & CEO Geomedical Health Colombia; Prof. Dr. Tomas Jelinek, Medical Director of Berlin Centre for Travel & Tropical Medicine, Scientific Director of Centre for Travel Medicine; Dr. Stefan Esser

Regional Medical Director, International SOS; Dr. Mouhanad Hammami, President and CEO Global Health Consultants Group, USA; Elena Haas,Consultant Vivantes International Medicine; Ralf Krewer, Director International Business Bangkok Hospital Medical Center, Thailand and Dr. Sophie Chung, CEO & Co-Founder Junomedical, and Morgan Darwin, CEO A&K Global Health, USA.

The Diplomatic Council (UNO reg.) is a United Nations accredited global think bridging diplomacy, economy, science and society. As members it welcomes diplomats, global business and social leaders, responsible companies, research and academic institutions.

Further Informationen: Diplomatic Council (UNO reg.), E-Mail:, Web:

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