– best medical travel web site 2018

We are proud to share the following news with all our patients: on 23rd May 2018 the IMTJ Medical Travel Awards results were revealed and officially announced to the winners at a gala hosted by IMTJ in gorgeous Athens, Greece. EggDonationFriends (IVF Media) was recognized as Highly Commended and the Best Medical Travel Web Site of the year 2018. Thank you for the recognition! It means a lot to our Team.

The IMTJ Medical Travel Awards are well-known in the medical tourism field. They are directed at medical clinics, associations, organisations for patients, agencies or individuals engaged in activities connected with medical travel regardless of their size or scale of operation.

EggDonationFriends (IVF Media) – the Best Medical Travel Web Site 2018

The mentioned Awards are held annually by the International Medical Travel Journal team. The awards ceremony and dinner was organised and held together with the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit. EggDonationFriends Team would like to congratulate all the winners!

Why awards like this are important? The existence and market presence of organisations like IMTJ are highly appreciated not only by medical institutions and agencies but also by patients. The sector of medical tourism needs constant monitoring and research so that the clinics and organisations involved can continually improve the level of their services to patients. Such competitiveness is healthy and challenging.

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The IMTJ Medical Travel Award – the Winners

This year Korea was chosen as the Destination of the Year in Health and medical tourism category. You can check the full list of winners here. Here is the full list of Highly Commended medical travel organisations that were awarded:

  • Health and medical tourism: Destination of the year: Malaysia
  • Awarded for patient service: The London Clinic in the UK and Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Best medical travel web site: IVF Media, USA.

The award was given to IVF Media (EggDonationFriends) in recognition of our efforts in building and developing a website that helps fertility patients make a well-informed, rational decisions when selecting an IVF clinic and egg donation program. EggDonationFriends have been striving to make the clinic-patient communication a more personalized process and to encourage clinics to share information the patients need. We are glad that our efforts have been noticed and recognized by an independent organization like IMTJ. The award itself is a great source of motivation for the entire EggDonationFriends Team.

Boris Becker, CEO, IVF Media says:
We are incredibly honoured to be named Highly Commended medical travel web site by such a prestigious organisation as IMTJ. Medical Travel Awards are well known among medical tourism professionals and we are proud to be among them. EggDonationFriends are going to continue their efforts to change the attitude of medical centres when it comes to communicating with patients and we will strive to deliver unique content, reliable information and useful tools to assist patients in their egg donation journey. Friends are here to help.

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The IMTJ Awards Gala

More about IMTJ

What is IMTJ? Since 2007 the International Medical Travel Journal has been providing valuable research, information and insight into of the market of medical tourism (fertility, dental, cosmetic surgery, etc.). The organisation was established following patients’ growing interest in travelling abroad in search for more affordable treatments, better quality medical services and higher standards. International Medical Travel Journal deals with issues which tend to be challenges to healthcare providers around the world ( for instance insurance, doctors and clinics’ accreditation, marketing and promotion, quality of medical services, patient care & safety, and clinics’ experience in dealing with patients coming to clinics from abroad).

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The IMTJ Awards Dinner

EggDonationFriends just like IMTJ is an independent organization researching and dealing with medical tourism services, especially fertility treatment (IVF with donor eggs). The aim of EggDonationFriends as a free platform for patients is to deliver reliable information on IVF treatment with donor eggs, free patient resources and tools, and allow IVF patients to contact and review fertility clinics around the globe.

We are very proud to be recognized this year as the Best Medical Travel Web Site. The IMTJ Award motivates the EggDonationFriends Team to continually improve their efforts in assisting international fertility patients in their journey to parenthood. We believe that going the extra mile in our efforts makes a difference when we can see we can help infertile couples realise their dream.

See more photos from the gala on IMTJ Instagram.

About the Author

We are a team of experienced IVF marketers, IVF writers and IVF patient experience managers with more than 10 years of experience in IVF market. Since 2013 we have been supporting patients looking for IVF treatment abroad and providing them with unique tools, IVF clinic rankings, special reports, articles, and videos focused on real medical knowledge - to help patients make well-informed decisions. We publish articles that show “the reality of IVF treatment” as we strongly believe that the transparency and truth are the most important things for IVF patients when they’re looking for an IVF clinic. has been recognized as “Best medical travel web site” in 2018 by International Medical Travel Journal and is the supporter of Fertility Network UK. EggDonationFriends has been featured as a reliable source of information about IVF egg donation treatment in

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