Articles tagged with: medical tourism
i-Transition Worldwide (I) Pvt. Ltd and ONE HealthCare Worldwide, USA are organizing Indian Medical Tourism Conference and Alliance 2012 (IMTCA 2012).
A combination of three key factors – quality, availability and cost has been fuelling the phenomenal growth witnessed in the Indian medical tourism industry. About 60 per cent of doctors in India’s leading Indian hospitals have international qualifications, thus increasing the acceptance and comfort levels among international patients.
Jasleen Kaur Batra
The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) plans to set up a multi-speciality health city at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. This expansion has been planned keeping in mind the increasing rate …
Jasleen Kaur Batra
BGS Global Hospitals successfully performed a minimally invasive, reversible and adjustable surgery – Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for dystonia (a movement disorder) on a 19-year-old patient from Iraq, 17 years after he received …
India is a land of a rich and varied history. With its diverse culture and heritage, the country has lots to offer to its visitors. Known as the land of timeless beauty, India has always been the ideal tourist destination for people across the globe. And today, the presence of excellent state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, together with highly qualified medical faculty, makes India an ideal destination for medical tourism.
Medical tourism, also known as medical travel or health tourism, is a term coined by the media and travel agencies in order to describe the rapid development and the practice of travelling to different parts of the world to receive expert healthcare opinion. Although medical tourism has been known through out history, it has recently become one of the most popular terms to refer to the countries that provide specialised yet cost-effective medical services.