Medical Tourism in India

Medical Tourism in India

When we talk about development, India is no less in any sense. From the industrial growth to the medical aid everything is taking a jump towards betterment.  Giving a special concern to the Medical Sector in India , it is fast growing.  Talking about the data, a few years back that is 2015, it was calculated that Indian medical tourism sector has a worth of US $ 3 billion.  Talking about the coming time if the development and technology stay at the same pace then by 2020 it will grow to $7–8 billion which is quite a big thing. When we talk about Medical tourism in India , the reason for this increase is the cost-effectiveness which you can experience in India.  According to the report by Medical Tourism Market in 2015 it was estimated India is one of the lowest cost and highest excellence of all medical tourism destinations . There are a number of treatments which are ten times less than the cost which actually doctors charge in the US. The main regions in India where people usually go for medical treatments are Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kerala, Hyderabad etc. A great number of people come from South Eastern Countries and Chennai is regarded as the main health care center in all this. When we go for medical treatments in India there are a number of benefits to it. From the low cost to the best medical equipment all are present in this country and that too at an international standard.

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1. - Cost

The first reason why people come to India for treatment is that it is cost-effective. The cost of a number of treatments is one-tenth the cost which actually people pay in USA and UK. Among these cost-effective treatment, the best ones are alternative medicine, bone-marrow transplant, cardiac bypass, eye surgery and hip replacement. India is also known for its heart surgery, hip resurfacing and other areas of advanced medicine.


2. - Quality of Care

India has 33 JCI accredited hospitals. However, for a patient who needs to get a treatment should look for the hospital which has that particular section? Once the treatment is over, the patient can stay in the hospital for recovery or even opt for a PG near to the hospital premises. Many hospitals also offer the alternative of continuing the treatment through tele-medicine.

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3. - Ease of Travel

The government understands the process on the global level so tourist visas for the patients have no restrictions. Even there is on arrival visa for a number of countries so that people can come to India for a period of thirty days for their medical issues. In 2016, the maximum number of citizens of Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Maldives, Republic of Korea and Nigeria came to India for medical treatments.

4. - Language

When we talk about India, it is a multi-cultural country and there are a number of languages but the most commonly used language is English. So for the foreign nationals, language is not a problem as in medical profession people speak English fluently and for the patients, there is no issue.

Thus, these are some of the reasons which make people visit India especially in concern to medical issues.

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