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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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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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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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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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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India Medical Tourism to turn into $6 Billion industry

India Medical Tourism to turn into $6 Billion industry

Indian Medical Tourism industry is expected to touch $6 billion mark by 2018. Under this, a stagnant growth rate of 20% is likely to be on the cards. In a recent study, it has been found that in the coming time, Indian medical tourism industry is likely to reach $6 billion (around Rs 36,000 crore). As stated in a report by industry lobby Punjab Haryana Delhi (PHD) Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the milestone is…

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Fortis Bannerghatta awarded for its excellent services 5 years in a row

Fortis Bannerghatta awarded for its excellent services 5 years in a row

Medical Travel Quality Alliance has given 3rd position to Fortis Hospital (Bannerghatta Road) amongst the top 20 hospitals across the globe for medical tourists. In this annual ranking, Fortis Hospital (Bannerghatta Road) has been recognized for the fifth time in a row. Clinics, hospitals and medical tourism agencies are given Medical Tourism Certification upon a formal evaluation against the quality standards in ten non-clinical areas that directly influence a medical tourist’s wellbeing and good results….

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Decrease in Medical Brain Drain from India

Decrease in Medical Brain Drain from India

In the 1990’s, Paul Ramesh, one of the well-known Indian emigrant doctors, shifted to Britain to get the best surgical training, later to earn a good pay cheque and have better living standards. But today, he is back in his hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu and treating his patients from the West. Although the amount of Indian doctors working abroad is large but Apollo Hospitals says that on a yearly basis, their national chain gets around…

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