Healthcare tourism opportunities for India

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Published by Export-Import Bank of India and Quest Publications in Mumbai .

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Statementby Vinayshil Gautam
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 228 p.
Number of Pages228
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Open LibraryOL25300339M
LC Control Number2012335724

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Tourism, heritage tourism, eco tour ism, medical tourism, wellness to urism and the like. 6 Despite all these efforts, the share o f India in World tourism receipts is still l ow at Author: K. Shanmugam. Medical tourism involves travelling abroad to receive world-class medical treatment at a very affordable rates as compared to countries like U.S, UK and l Tourism, is also known as Medical Travel, Surgical Tourism, Health Tourism, Health Travel, Healthcare Abroad, Medical Overseas, Overseas Surgery, Medical Outsourcing and Offshore Medical Tourism.

It is not just tourism for medical care alone but also an aid to promote holistic health starting from the very first instance of providing an individual with an opportunity for choosing appropriate health care providers. India, being home of “Sushruta Samhita” ;ancient Sanskrit text on medicine and surgery is a hub of medicinal, surgical.

The book discusses the topics like sustainable tourism and contemporary trends being followed in tourism, hotel and aviation industry today. Designed as a text for the students of hospitality management, the book is equally beneficial for the students pursuing a diploma level course in travel and tourism management/5(9).

competitive edge of India in the map of world health tourism. To provide an overview of India as an upcoming health tourism hub, the paper has been divided in the following segments: a Growth of health tourism in India b Contribution and Projected Benefits c SWOT – Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats.

India is in an advantageous position to tap the global opportunities in the medical tourism sector. The government’s role is crucial to the development of medical tourism.

The government should take steps in the role of a regulator and also as a facilitator of private investment in healthcare. Article 35A of Indian Constitution: Understanding the Debate.

Opportunities for India in the tourism sector are – Scenic beauty: India is a land of great tourism potential. From Kashmir to. Every industry has trends and innovations — the tourism industry is no exception.

In a rapidly-evolving landscape, new trends are appearing and taking hold all the time. Changing demographics, advances in technology, shifting social mores: these influences and others all help give rise to important new tourism.

National Portal of India is a Mission Mode Project under the National E-Governance Plan, designed and developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India.

It has been developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Government entities.

Over the last decade, India has grown to become a sought-after destination for medical tourism. Today, India is one of the top 10 medical tourism destinations in the world. Modern healthcare facilities, skilled doctors and low cost of treatment have made India a popular hub of medical tourism attracting a large number of patients every year.

Health tourism, in the Indian context is at par with other industry in the domestic sector. Medical tourism has many implications and impacts on the national economy, professional ethics, and. Health tourism to India: challenges against resource competition to sustaining viable public health care infrastructure for the local populace.

Paper to be presented at the American Public Health Association th Annual Meeting and Expo. San Diego, CA; Octo Health Tourism:Destination India 7 Growth of middle-income class, with about 62 per cent households falling in this category in Urbanisation and spread of economic prosperity in the small and large urban areas, employment guarantee programmes for rural population, good telecommunication infrastructure and improved infrastructure such as roads and electricity.

Indian Medical Tourism sector has been offering qualitative and comparatively affordable healthcare services through highly skilled personnel, increasing Indian foreign revenue, expanding job opportunities within healthcare sector, augmenting the global standing of India, encouraging investors to make more investment with healthcare sector and.

tremendous growth in the Health Care Sector in the last few years. In monetary terms, experts estimate that medical tourism could bring India as much as US$ billion per year from The project value of medical tourism in is 18, million. The arrival of medical tourists has increased in India by 25 per cent year-on-year since Medical and Wellness Tourism: Opportunities and Challenges-Marketing ‘Brand India’ Shaik Shahazadi Begum, GITAM School of International Business, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA Available online at: Received 18 th Decemberrevised 24 Decemberaccepted 31 st December Abstract.

A Case for Medical Tourism in India Pull Factors for India’s Medical Tourism India is increasingly emerging as a destination of choice for a wide range of medical procedures. The major advantages of traveling to India for medical tourism are: 1. Internationally accredited medical facilities.

SAARC and India’s Healthcare Opportunities These numbers reveal that the growing prospects of India’s medical tourism industry at the global level and the SAARC market, has definitely. Medical tourism in India: India is the most prominent destination as per the Medical Tourism Market Report: due to highest quality treatment provided at the lowest cost.

In Octthe value of Indian medical tourism was estimated to be $ 3 billion and it is expected to reach $ 7 -8 billion by Healthcare industry in India comprises of hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment.

The industry is growing at a tremendous pace owing to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well as private players. The Indian medical tourism industry is growing at 18% CAGR year on year and is expected to be worth 9 billion by Currently, it has nearly 18% of the global medical tourism market share and.

Medical value travel in India Globally, medical value travel (MVT) is a USD billion industry and is estimated to grow to USD billion over the next five years at CAGR of %. The increasing numbers of aging and uninsured population worldwide is struggling against the challenges of cost, quality and access to healthcare.

popularity of India is also gaining ground in the areas of advanced medical treatments like bone marrow transplant, cardiac bypass, eye surgery, hip replacement etc.

Medical Tourism Structure in India. Today, in India medical tourism structure has advanced and lifesaving health care services on one side to wellness tourism on the other side. Healthcare which comprised hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment had become one of India’s largest sectors in terms of revenue and employment.

Strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by the public as well private players were some of the reasons behind the significant.

Approx. million tourist visitsasia in a year. In India Chennai andKerala are most preferred destinationfor Medical ing to The World Travel TourismCouncil, Travel & Tourism generated, eitherdirectly or indirectly, $ million of India’sGDP in and its % of India.

Medical tourism and healthcare tourism are determined to be as interchangeable terms. Term known as medical tourism is actually originated from the practice under which patients mainly from developed countries are visiting developing countries’ medical institutions or hospitals for undergoing advanced or complicated medical treatments or.

India's medical tourism industry has been on the rise in recent years and could grow to be a $9 billion industry by The government predicts that India’s healthcare industry could grow 13 per cent in each of the next six years, boosted by medical tourism which, industry watchers say, is growing at 30 per cent annually.

Sincethe government has also started issuing M (medical) visas to patients and MX visas to the accompanying spouse. Medical tourism is a growing sector in India. India‘s medical tourism sector is expected to experience an annual growth rate of 30%, making it a Rs.

9,crore industry by Estimates of the value of medical tourism to India go as high as $2 billion a year by II. OBJECTIVES Following are the objectives of the research study.

Inalternative medicine is expected to be a large contributor towards medical tourism owing to greater awareness about our methods and the dividends it can have on an individual’s health. In mid–, India's medical tourism sector was estimated to be worth US$ 5–6 billion.

In, patients visited India to seek medical care. According to a report from by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Ernst & Young, most of the medical tourist arrivals in India were from Southeast Asia, Middle.

India Healthcare Tourism. likes. This is an official FB Page of SEPC, Govt of India showing how INDIA is world's leading destination of medical treatment - in Cost, Quality, and Care. Medical tourism involves travel for the purpose of receiving medical, dental, or surgical care (Medical Tourism Association), and represents a rapidly growing niche market within the healthcare, tourism, and hospitality industries.

Medical travelers are motivated to seek care. Inmedical tourism – a component of healthcare tourism – generated between U.S.

$60 and U.S. $70 billion. Within five years, it is very likely that health tourism. India is promoting health travel and leisure through depicting the "high-tech therapeutic" of its private health care sector.

The Indian government is marketing the idea of traveling to India for cheaper and world-class medical facilities to foreigners, with the motive of pushing the growing Indian medical tourism industry. Guide and Consultancy on Medical Tourism, Health Tourism, Medical Value Travel, Medical Travel with Research, Marketing, Strageis, Guides, Trends and Tech India needs stricter protocols and collective efforts to avoid negative impacts of medical tourism.

Medical Tourism Guide Book. Most westerners still do not know about the many wonderful medical tourism opportunities being offered in India.

With increased marketing in western nations both by the Indian government and the people who run the health care sector in India, the number of visitors will vastly increase, and bring even more money into the Indian s: 2.

Indian consulates and missions abroad face a growing number of inquiries about MVISA (Medical Visa). The Indian Ministry of Tourism’s 13 overseas offices are stocked with in- formation for those intending to travel to India for medical treatment.

The new M-visas are valid for a. The MTA works with healthcare providers, governments, insurance companies, employers and other buyers of healthcare - in their medical tourism, international patient, and healthcare initiatives - with a focus on providing the highest quality transparent healthcare.

however health tourism can be differentiated from medical tourism, where health and wellness tourism indicates travel for taking rejuvenation and alternative therapies and spas. Medical tourism encompasses primarily on bio-medical procedures combined with travel and tourism. (Whittaker ,).3 Health care and tourism industries are among the.

Senior physicians of modern medicine in India play a key role in shaping policies and public opinion and institutional management. This paper explores their perceptions of medical tourism (MT) within India which is a complex process involving international demands and policy shifts from service to commercialisation of health care for trade, gross domestic profit, and foreign exchange.Medical Tourism: Trade and Business Opportunities Between Oceania and India: /ch Medical tourism, perhaps a late 20th century phenomenon, is said to be making a huge impact across the world in many countries, especially in developing.

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