Medical Tourism in India

India’s private health care system is booming and is expected to be worth billions of dollars in the decades to come. India has top-notch centres for open-heart surgery, pediatric heart surgery, hip and knee replacement, cosmetic surgery, dentistry, bone marrow transplants and cancer therapy, and virtually all of India ’s clinics are equipped with the latest electronic and medical diagnostic equipment.

Not only this India offers holistic medicinal services. with yoga, meditation, ayurveda, allopathy, and other systems of medicines. According to latest survey the medical tourism is growing at the rate of  30 percent each year.Some of the factors  behind the tourists inflow in India are no waiting periods for surgeries, the availability of latest medical technologies and a growing compliance on international quality standards, big pool of US & UK returned doctors & surgeons.

Of course the price advantage is also one of the major factor for in .You would be be surprise to know the cost difference, it is as low as 10 to 16 times cheaper as compared to western countries like USA, UK, Canada and other European nations. Some of the renowned institutions well known world class class treatments are

  • Apollo Hosptial
  • B.M.Birla Heart Research Centre
  • Christian Medical College
  • Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Apollo Cancer Hospital
  • Indraprastha Medical Corporation
  • Institute Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Escorts Hospital and Research Centre

India attracts patients mostly from Africa, CIS countries ( Russian ), Gulf and SAARC nations, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, who come mainly for organ transplant, treatment of orthopedic, cardiac and oncology problems.  in private  Healthcare units .The hotspot destination for medical tourism in India are Delhi,  Chennai.

Medical tourism market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27 percent & is expected to reach  $2 billion industry by 2015.As India continues to liberalize its health care industry, encouraging public-private partnership.

The Government of India has taken several steps required for non-resident Indians (NRIs) to invest in healthcare and to develop healthcare sector infrastructure within a short span of time FDI up to 100 per cent is permitted for health and medical services under the automatic route.

A parallel session has been arranged to spread the awareness about the major destination  for the health care in India &  to showcase what they have to offer for the International patients.

The Seminar will examine the 

  • Strategy for attracting more foreign patients to your Healthcare such as appointment of Medical Tourism Facilitators in India and abroad, to answer the frequently question such as if the hospital offers any medical insurance cover for the medical procedure, approximate cost , detail of hospital , detail of the doctor ,
  • Investment opportunities in India & more, If you are Interested to join us for this parallel session please register now .



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