Clemenceau Medical Center - Finalist at the IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2018 (28/03/2018)

Beirut, Lebanon – 28th March 2018: Clemenceau Medical Center (CMC), in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, has been shortlisted for the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) Medical Travel Awards 2018, which will take place on May in Athens. The IMTJ Medical Travel Awards seek to recognize and reward outstanding achievement in the medical travel, medical tourism and health tourism industry worldwide.

CMC is a finalist in the below categories:

•    Best use of technology in medical tourism- Innovative Technologies
•    Excellence in customer service- Hospitality and Humanization? For Overall patient Satisfaction
•    Best quality initiative- Exclusive Breastfeeding

A panel of independent expert international judges, chosen for their experience in the medical travel sector, have studied the entries submitted and rated each submission independently on a predetermined set of criteria. Their combined ratings decide the finalists.

Dr. Mounes Kalaawi, CEO of Clemenceau Medical Center, stated, “We are very excited to have been shortlisted in what we believe was a very competitive process. Medical travel continues to expand globally and at we, at CMC, are keen to cater to this unique growth in health service provision.”

CMC was named Best Quality Initiative, Excellence in Customer Service, and International Cancer Centre of the Year at the IMTJ  Medical Travel Awards ceremony in 2017.

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About International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ)

The International Medical Travel Journal ( provides insight into the medical travel and medical tourism sector. IMTJ was established in 2007 in response to the increasing interest in medical travel and medical tourism. It embraces many of the themes that challenge healthcare providers across the world – insurance, accreditation, marketing and promotion, quality, patient safety, levels of care and experience in treating international patients. IMTJ is independent of the associations and special interest groups that have come aboard the medical tourism bandwagon. Our aim is to create a central focus for information, resources and opinion on medical travel for those involved in the industry, anywhere in the world.