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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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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PM Modi Inaugurates India’s Healthcare Tourism Portal

Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, inaugurated Healthcare Tourism Portal of India at the ‘SAAARC Trade Mart’ in the Global Exhibition on Service, that was organized at ITPO, Pragati Maidan. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Mr J.P. Nadda, Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Commerce & Industry. The launch of the portal was done on the event of the launching of 3-day Global Exhibition on…

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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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Indo-UAE health event: A ray of hope for Indian Medical Tourism

Indo-UAE health event: A ray of hope for Indian Medical Tourism

India hopes to win back its dominance in medical tourism in the gulf by the launch of Indo-UAE health event in Dubai. In an attempt to shift the paradigm of medical tourism in Arab countries from the west, Indian government has come up with improved strategies in collaboration with the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries. First to come under this would be the launch of an Indo-UAE health cooperation program in a two day event…

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India features in top medical destinations list of Omanis

India features in top medical destinations list of Omanis

India features in the list of the preferred medical tourism destinations for Omanis, informed the Ambassador of India in Oman. He furthered that in comparison to 2013, there has a hike of 57.6 percent in the number of Visas that were issued for India from Oman in 2014. J S Mukul, the Indian ambassador to the Sultanate said, “For the last two years, we have been witnessing a growth in the number of visas issued…

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