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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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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