Indian doctors provide training to 150 medicos in Nepal

Indian doctors provide training to 150 medicos in Nepal

Kathmandu: As per experts, 20,000 people die of heart related diseases every year in Nepal. High costs of treatments and insufficient services are believed to be the key reasons behind this. To help Nepal with the same issue, India took a major step to provide training to doctors in Nepal. A team of three Indian Doctors led by cardiologist Subhas Chandra, chairman of BLK Hospital, provided a day-long training to 150 Nepalese physicians. Coming from…

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Intex enters Medical Tourism

Intex enters Medical Tourism

In a recent event, Intex technologies has announced its future plans of diversifying its services into healthcare. Making its foray into the medical tourism industry, the consumer electronic goods maker is believed to be coming with its venture ‘Intex Care’ in the coming time shortly. When asked about the model of Intex Care, Piyush Goel, Director, Intex Care, Intex Technologies said “ They will operate in exactly the same way as an international travel agent…

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Medical Tourism Industry to finish at $32.5bn by 2019

Medical Tourism Industry to finish at $32.5bn by 2019

Rising healthcare costs in the developed countries like the US is likely to cause a significant hike in the global medical tourism market. If experts are to be believed, by 2019 the tourism industry will touch a whopping figure of $32.5 bn, registering an annual growth rate of 17.9 percent. Not just the United States, countries like India and China are also considered as the major contributors in this future tourism expansion. According to a…

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Mechanical heart ‘Heart Mate II’ saves Iraqi Men’s live at Fortis Hospital Gurgaon

Mechanical heart ‘Heart Mate II’ saves Iraqi Men’s live at Fortis Hospital Gurgaon

Rabeea Majhool, a 29 year old patient from Iraq suffered from respiratory infection just weeks before his nikah, which took a deadly turn within a fortnight and it outspread from his lungs to his heart. He was diagnosed with severe dysfunction in left ventricle and needed a heart transplant without further delay. Doctors at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) underwent a significant milestone in curing acute heart condition. A miraculous medical device named “Heart Mate…

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Pakistani Toddler Undergoes Successful Liver Transplant in India

Pakistani Toddler Undergoes Successful Liver Transplant in India

Nalain Aziz could not have asked for a better birthday gift. The Pakistani toddler, who turns 2 on April 26, got a new lease of life at the  Apollo Hospital in India. Aziz was treated for Biliary Atresia – a rare medical condition where there is a disconnect between the intestine and liver. The patient had developed jaundice only 7 days after birth and was diagnosed with endstage liver failure, even throwing blood, when doctors…

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Medical Tourism To Contribute 25% of Total GDP in Future: IMTCA

Medical Tourism To Contribute 25% of Total GDP in Future: IMTCA

22nd November, 2012. If Varsha Lafargue is to be believed, Medical Tourism in India could contribute 25% of the nation’s GDP. The IMTCA founder and chairperson added that medical tourism had already been playing a major role as a source of national income in countries like Israel and Jordan. “The sector right now is highly unorganised, where only a handful of hospitals and doctors are reaping benefits. Given the existing infrastructure, highly skilled doctors and…

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Medical Tourism To Contribute 25% of Total GDP in Future: IMTCA

Medical Tourism To Contribute 25% of Total GDP in Future: IMTCA

If Varsha Lafargue is to be believed, Medical Tourism in India could contribute 25% of the nation’s GDP. The IMTCA founder and chairperson added that medical tourism had already been playing a major role as a source of national income in countries like Israel and Jordan.The sector right now is highly unorganised, where only a handful of hospitals and doctors are reaping benefits. Given the existing infrastructure, highly skilled doctors and medical professionals and low-cost…

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SAHI Helps Pakistani Girl Regain Her Audibility

SAHI Helps Pakistani Girl Regain Her Audibility

A recent example of cordial relationship between India and Pakistan was seen in the case of Khadija, a 21 month old Pakistani girl, wherein Indian doctors extended a helping hand to treat her hearing imparity free of cost. About a month ago, the girl was incapable of figuring out what people around her were saying. She visited Apollo hospital in Hyderabad with her parents for a cochlear implant surgery. Society to Aid the Hearing Impaired…

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Patients from Muslim Nations Prefer India for IVF Treatments

Patients from Muslim Nations Prefer India for IVF Treatments

Medical Tourism in Delhi is booming day by day and the major clientele base comes from Afghanistan. Every month, we do IVF [in vitro fertilization] for around 50 patients from Afghanistan. They also come for other infertility-related procedures. And in the peak [winter] season [when the weather is more comfortable], we have 60-70 patients a month, said a medical tour operator in Delhi. The trend of IVF treatment is not only restricted to Afghanistan, a…

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HPV Vaccines to Check Cervical Cancer in Women

HPV Vaccines to Check Cervical Cancer in Women

Cancer specialists at Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia have said that Human Papillomavirus (HPV) preventive vaccine can safeguard Indian women against cervical cancer. It must be noted that these vaccines are already provided free of cost to all women in Australia between the ages 12 and 26. Health experts believe that the HPV vaccine would be particularly beneficial in India, where around 70,000 women die annually because of cervical cancer. “The vaccine programme has…

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