medical tourism

India among fastest growing medical tourism destinations: Official

India among fastest growing medical tourism destinations: Official

Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) Estimating that medical tourism in the country can grow to become a $9 billion industry by 2020, a government official on Thursday said India is among the "fastest growing

Oct 12, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Government needs to boost medical tourism: FICCI

 Leading business chamber FICCI on Tuesday urged the Centre to take new initiatives to boost medical tourism in India including multiple-entry medical visa to enable easy followup treatment for foreigners.

Oct 13, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

Medical tourism expertise helps Thailand cope with MERS

Thailand`s status as a hub for medical tourism could be helping the country contain the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), government and health officials said, after confirming its first case of the deadly virus last week.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

Bengal to focus on medical tourism: Official

After rolling out initiatives to promote eco-tourism, the West Bengal government is gearing up to pitch its best private healthcare establishments for medical tourism ventures.

Feb 05, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

India Post to launch new stamps; highlights medical tourism

The Department of Posts (DoP) will on Tuesday release a commemorative postage stamp on liver transplantation in India, an official statement said.

Nov 03, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

'India ranks among top 3 medical tourism destinations in Asia'

India is placed among the top three medical tourism destinations in Asia, mainly due to the low cost of treatment, quality healthcare infrastructure and availability of highly-skilled doctors, says a study.

Sep 01, 2014, 21:20 PM IST

Government needs to simplify medical visa procedure: Experts

In order to attract more tourists coming for medical care, the government needs to make the medical visa application online and simpler, experts at a health summit said here Saturday.

Nov 02, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

Kerala can become hub for health tourism: Chandy

Kerala has the potential to become a hub for health tourism, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday citing availability of latest technology, medical expertise and low treatment costs in the state.

Oct 31, 2013, 19:07 PM IST

Americans being increasingly lured by `cheap and effective` Indian `medical tourism`

`Medical tourism`, a term that has become synonymous with India, is increasingly drawing huge number of Americans simply for the reason that this country provides all the medical treatments at a fraction of the cost.

Aug 19, 2013, 13:39 PM IST

Indian medicine industry seeks medical tourists from Kuwait

Leading Indian hospitals and medical practitioners have descended on Kuwait to highlight the potential of medical tourism in India and to attract Kuwaitis seeking world class facilities and treatment.

Nov 03, 2011, 13:07 PM IST

Health for all: Still a mirage

Substantial socioeconomic inequalities still exist in access to healthcare.

Oct 23, 2011, 12:17 PM IST

Health for all: Still a mirage

Substantial socioeconomic inequalities still exist in access to healthcare.

Oct 23, 2011, 11:53 AM IST

Fortis eyes 10% revenue from medical tourism in 3 yrs

Leading corporate hospital chain Fortis Healthcare is looking at garnering 10 percent of its revenues from the lucrative medical tourism over the next three years, a top official said.

Sep 25, 2011, 13:31 PM IST

Govt clueless about 27 ‘missing’ Pakistanis

India faces the threat of some foreign patients staying here forever.

Sep 06, 2011, 17:51 PM IST

Govt clueless about 27 ‘missing’ Pakistanis

India faces the threat of some foreign patients staying here forever.

Sep 04, 2011, 17:20 PM IST

`Give healthcare tax cuts, boost medical tourism`

Economic and patient traffic indicators show an annual 35 percent increment in medical tourism in the last few years .

Jun 12, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

`Give healthcare tax cuts, boost medical tourism`

Economic and patient traffic indicators show an annual 35 percent increment in medical tourism in the last few years .

Jun 12, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Indian doc treats heart disorder of best selling US author

Medical tourism is growing in India by leaps and bounds.

Jun 23, 2010, 18:16 PM IST

Indian doc treats heart disorder of best selling US author

Medical tourism is growing in India by leaps and bounds.

Jun 23, 2010, 00:00 AM IST