India Assisting Nigeria in improving its Health-care Systems

India Assisting Nigeria in improving its Health-care Systems

Because of lack of proper health delivery sector, the biggest country of West Africa, blessed with abundance of oil, Nigeria has seen its residents spend huge sums of money, millions of dollars, for medical treatments in India, But, this is now going to change as the Government of India along with private players in healthcare sector are coming forward to make investments to reap-in benefits from this vast market. The huge number of people who…

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India favored as fertility treatment destination by nationals of Oman

India favored as fertility treatment destination by nationals of Oman

Top well-known gynaecologist, specialist and obstetrician from the Prashanth Fertility Research Centre (PFRC), Dr Geetha Haripriya says that India is the favorite destination for the people of Oman for seeking a fertility treatment. She personally receives many patients from this Arab country. PFRC is going to a part of the 5th edition of the Oman Health Exhibition and Conference being held at the Oman International Exhibition Centre. Planned by Omanexpo, this flagship event of the…

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Medanta Indore super speciality hospital offers affordable quality healthcare

Medanta Indore super speciality hospital offers affordable quality healthcare

The newest entry in the field of medical tourism, Indore is on the rise to project India as a giant in the medical industry. In the recent time, a huge inflow of foreign patients into the city of Indore has been witnessed. This has been made possible by the introduction of world-class medical technologies in the city hospitals. Leading from the front is Medanta Indore, which is a super-specialty hospital in the suburbs. On this,…

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IRCTC capturing Medical Tourism opportunities to a great extent

IRCTC capturing Medical Tourism opportunities to a great extent

The opportunities being given by medical tourism industry are now being captured by The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC), East Zone, to a great extent. Nationals from North-eastern and Eastern places including Guwahati and Kolkata who wish to travel southwards for medical treatments are being targeted by the Public Sector Undertaking (PSU). This is also going to help patients from Bangalore who are looking to come to India for a medical treatment….

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Kerala capturing Medical Tourism opportunities by getting JCI accreditation for prime hospitals

Kerala capturing Medical Tourism opportunities by getting JCI accreditation for prime hospitals

Kerala is all set to add on its global popularity of being an Ayurvedic Tourism destination by making plans about capturing the budding medical travel industry in the field of modern medicines. As a number of popular hospitals of Kerala are looking up for JCI (Joint Commission International) accreditation, the Tourism Department of the State is optimistic about capturing the opportunities that this growing industry has to offer in the coming time- informed P I…

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India’s Medical Tourism is anticipated to reach $6 Billion by 2018

India’s Medical Tourism is anticipated to reach $6 Billion by 2018

The worth of India’s industry of medical tourism is projected to be around $ 310 million. Renée-Marie Stephano, JD, President of the Medical Tourism Association pointed out that this number is projected to reach $6 billion by the year 2018. Medical Tourism Industry Medical tourism has always been a priority for the country’s government wherein an announcement about establishing the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board has been made. This board would be assisting foreign…

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Karnataka tops list on medical instruments and supply

Karnataka tops list on medical instruments and supply

As per a study, it has been declared that Karnataka has the highest share in the total output of medical and dental instruments and supplies sector that is generated all across India. The share is over 25 per cent in the total output of around 5300 crore. It has been noted as per the study titled ‘Indian Medical Devices Industry: The way ahead, that was conducted by ASSOCHAM, “Though Karnataka had just about eight per…

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Gujarat to be developed as a medical tourism destination

Gujarat to be developed as a medical tourism destination

The state government of Gujarat has cleared its intentions to develop its state as the country’s next Medical tourism destination. With this, a plethora of developments is looking to take place in the coming future, which will boost the current status of medical tourism in the state. On this, state health minister Nitin Patel said, “Gujarat government is in the final stages of framing a new policy to develop the state into a medical hub,…

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Gurgaon doctors demonstrate latest Angioplasty techniques

Gurgaon doctors demonstrate latest Angioplasty techniques

In a recent breakthrough in Indian medical science, Dr Manjinder Sandhu, Medical Director at the Gurgaon based Artemis Hospital, along with his team of doctors, got a huge appreciation for the live demonstration of advanced angioplasty techniques at an event of C3 (Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics) conference, held in New Orlando, USA. Rightly justifying the theme of the conference; Innovation, which demands what to expect from future technology,  Dr. Sandhu along and his team made…

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Doctors of AIIMS Removed the Biggest Kidney Tumor of the World

Doctors of AIIMS Removed the Biggest Kidney Tumor of the World

Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) removed a tumor inside a patient’s right kidney, weighing 5.018 kg. Comparing to a normal kidney, this kidney had inflated 35 times more. The tumor extracted from the kidney is now the biggest-known kidney tumor. The patient, K.L. Das is a resident of Bihar’s Darbhanga District and was admitted with progressive huge mass abdomen. He was experiencing severe pain in right side of the abdomen and…

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