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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

Health for all: Still a mirage

Substantial socioeconomic inequalities still exist in access to healthcare.

Health for all: Still a mirage

Substantial socioeconomic inequalities still exist in access to healthcare.

Govt clueless about 27 ‘missing’ Pakistanis

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

Govt clueless about 27 ‘missing’ Pakistanis

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

`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 .

`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 .

Indian doc treats heart disorder of best selling US author

Medical tourism is growing in India by leaps and bounds.

Indian doc treats heart disorder of best selling US author

Medical tourism is growing in India by leaps and bounds.