Fortis Healthcare’s multi-organ transplant centre to be opened in Chennai

Fortis Healthcare’s multi-organ transplant centre to be opened in Chennai

Fortis Healthcare is going to open a new hospital in Chennai by the end of 2017. The CEO Bhavdeep Singh said that this is going to be the first multi-organ transplant centre in India. This chain of multi-specialty hospital already has 45 hospitals all over the country. Singh informed, “Besides this new hospital in Chennai, we are also opening a liver transplant centre in Noida in the next 2-3 months while adding substantial number of…

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Extra limbs removed from stomach of 8-month-old Iraqi boy by Noida doctors

Extra limbs removed from stomach of 8-month-old Iraqi boy by Noida doctors

Eight-month –old Karam from war-torn Iraq, was given a new lease of life when Noida-based doctors operated on him, and removed extra limbs from his stomach, which is a rare disorder. Apart from regular 2 hands and 2 legs, the toddler had for extra limbs that started to develop when he was just a few weeks old. These four limbs were protruding out from the boy’s stomach who was also born with just one kidney….

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Max doctor Saket restructure the Iraqi girl’s shrunken face

Max doctor Saket restructure the Iraqi girl’s shrunken face

The left side of the face of a 14 year old Iraqi girl was disfigured due to a rare disease that causes shrinking of the face. She got her face and her confidence back here in Delhi. The expert doctors at Max Hospital, Saket, used tissues from her thigh to correct the facial deformity, which included a sunken, a disfigured forehead as well as chin. Dr. Sunil Choudhary, Director of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, Max…

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Fortis Healthcare awarded “Hospital of the Year in India” at a Bangkok event

Fortis Healthcare awarded “Hospital of the Year in India” at a Bangkok event

Fortis Healthcare, Gurgaon has been awarded with title of “Hospital of the Year in India” and “Digital Savvy Hospital of the Year” at the 2016 APAC Healthcare and Medical Tourism Awards held recently at Bangkok, Thailand. The award ceremony was a part of the 2016 Asia Pacific Healthcare & Medical Tourism MindXchange Conference. The event was organized with the objective to address the challenges and future of smart technologies in healthcare and the evolving role…

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Mediconnect in Hindustan Times

Mediconnect in Hindustan Times

Medical Tourism in India has gained new heights. According to a CII-Grant Thorton study the Indian medical tourism market is expected to grow from the current 3 Billion USD to a 20 Billion USD by 2020. Specialized websites dedicated for medical tourists have paved a comfortable and effective path for foreign patients keen on getting medical treatments in India. MediConnectIndia ranks among the top specialist websites for medical tourists in India. Now planning a surgery…

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A medical trip to India or a vacation?

A medical trip to India or a vacation?

Tourism has always been an industry that has seen phenomenal rise in India. However, medical tourism is a dimension of this industry that has witnessed a sharp growth over the last few years and continues to touch newer heights with each passing day.   A recent beneficiary of this soaring business, Idris Kabir Maska, a Nigerian resident, who had come to India for the cochlear implant surgery of his child, recounted his experience. “The adequacy…

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Tie up between IRCTC and Apollo Hospitals for medical tourism

Tie up between IRCTC and Apollo Hospitals for medical tourism

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has collaborated with Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals in order to provide trouble-free travelling facility for patients and their families who are travelling for medical care. IRCTC is also making plans to extend this service to the neighboring countries like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka by partnering with airline services and the other travel service providers in these countries. As per the MoU (memorandum of understanding) with Apollo, the IRCTC…

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West Bengal Chief Minister Meets Bhutan King, Discusses Medical Tourism

West Bengal Chief Minister Meets Bhutan King, Discusses Medical Tourism

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her four-day visit to Bhutan met King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. The two leaders discussed various ways of mutual collaboration including medical tourism. West Bengal Chief Minister informed, “The meeting with his majesty was very cordial. We discussed several issues including ways and means to forge collaboration in areas like irrigation, potato farming, agro industry and tourism.” Medical tourism was discussed at large. Ms. Banerjee further mentioned, “Bhutan…

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India Rising as a Chief Destination for Quality Healthcare

India Rising as a Chief Destination for Quality Healthcare

Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia said that the government is concentrating on a number of areas including easy visa procedures and raising quality standards for making India a global destination for best healthcare services. She further added that India was rising as the chief destination for affordable and quality healthcare sector. Teaotia informed that the government is taking actions “in terms of making visas much easier to obtain, much more flexible in terms of the administration.”…

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Apollo Health City, Hyderabad Adjudged the ‘Best Medical Tourism Facility’ in India

Apollo Health City, Hyderabad Adjudged the ‘Best Medical Tourism Facility’ in India

In a recent event in Hyderabad, Apollo health city was honored with the ‘Best Medical Tourism facility’ award for the year 2013-14. The chief guest of the ceremony being Sri Pranab Mukerjee, H.E., the President of India, handed over this prestigious award. It was received by Mr. Radhey Mohan, Vice-President, International Marketing and Ms. Sangita Reddy, Jt. Managing Director, Apollo. With this year’s win, Apollo Health City has become the winner of this title for…

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