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Medical tourism fair to offer 1,000 jobs in Costa Rica

Tourism professionals and specialists in plastic surgery, orthopedics, dentistry, nursing and other fields will be among the 1,000 jobs offered at the health tourism fair Expomed 2012.

The fair is organized by the Council for the International Promotion of Costa Rica Medicine (Promed) and will be held on Friday, Oct. 19 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Saturday, Oct. 20 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) at the Children’s Museum in San José. Entry will cost ₡2,500 ($5).

Manpower, a recruitment company, will collect attendee résumés, and participants also will get an access code to enter personal data into the fair’s website.

Résumés will circulate among all registered companies and will be filed in the company’s database.

The fair also will offer visitors a pavilion for getting free basic medical care from different clinics and hospitals.

Organizers will hold free lectures on topics such as marketing, global trends in medical tourism, business opportunities, and college studies in health tourism and medicine.

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