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Publications and Presentations

2017

Labonté, R., Runnels, V., Crooks, V. A., Johnston, R., & Snyder, J. (2017). What does the development of medical tourism in Barbados hold for health equity? An exploratory qualitative case study. Global Health Research and Policy, 2(1), 5.

2016

Crooks, V., Johnston, R. Labonté, R, Snyder, J. “Critically reflecting on Loh’s “Trends and structural shifts in health tourism””, Social Science and Medicine (2016) 152:186-0.

2015

Labonte, R. Medical tourism isn’t always a fair deal for developing countries. (2015). The Conversation.

2014

An Overview of Guatemala’s Medical Tourism Industry. Cerón, A., W. Flores, V.A. Crooks, R. Labonté, and J. Snyder. (2014). Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University. http://tinyurl.com/ousk4fh

An Overview of Mexico’s Medical Tourism Industry. Núñez, E.O., Arias, R.M.B., Martínez, M.E.A., Larios, J.A.R., Crooks, V.A. Labonte, R., Snyder, J. and Nigenda, G. (2014). Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University.  http://tinyurl.com/og9ds48

An Overview of the Medical Tourism Industry in Bangalore, India. Saligram, P.S., A. Bhattacharjee, V.A. Crooks, R. Labonté, A. Schram, and J. Snyder. (2014). Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University. http://tinyurl.com/pauqvsk

An Overview of the Medical Tourism Industry in Chennai, India. Suresh, V. Madha, V.A. Crooks, R. Labonté, A. Schram, R. Kalaivani, S. Nithya, and J. Snyder. (2014). Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University. http://tinyurl.com/oy9uxnj

Cafe Scientifique- Borders, Babies and Body Parts: The Ethical Dilemmasof Medical Tourism. May 7, 2014.

2010-2013

An Overview of Barbados’ Medical Tourism Industry. Johnston, R., V.A. Crooks, J. Snyder, H. Fraser, R. Labonté, and K. Adams. (2013). Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University. http://tinyurl.com/ns2gzns

Alsharif, M.J., Labonté, R. and Zuxun, L. “Patients Beyond Borders: A Study of Medical Tourists in Four Countries.” Global Social Policy, 10(3): 315-335, 2011. http://gsp.sagepub.com/content/10/3/315.full.pdf

Runnels, V., and Turner, L. “Bioethics and Transnational Medical Travel: India, “Medical Tourism”, and the Globalization of Health Care.” Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, 8(1): 42-44, 2011. www.globalhealthequity.ca/webfm_send/36

Hopkins, L., Labonté, R., Runnels, V. and Packer, C. “Medical Tourism Today: What’s the State of Existing Knowledge?” Journal of Public Health Policy, 31: 185-198, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20535101