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