Medical Tourism

Home Minister reassures more steps to boost medical tourism like triple entry in e-Medical Visa cases

127th Founder's Day Celebrations of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

Its music to ears of stakeholders in Medical Tourism and reassuring to people looking at medical value travel to India, as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh  said the Government is promoting the emergence of India as a medical destination to the world. Addressing the 127th Founder’s Day Celebrations of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on 13 April 2018, the Minister highlighted that Union ...

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Foreign tourist visiting India for Medical Value Travel doubled between 2014-2016

Medical Value Travel remains a niche and largely untapped segment in India!

The Medical and Wellness Tourism, recognised as Niche Tourism Segment in India, doubled the arrivals of foreign tourist visiting India for Medical Value Travel in recent past.  According to the information rendered by K. J. Alphons, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism in a written reply in Lok Sabha today, Medical Value Foreign Tourist Arrivals stood at 1,84,298 in 2014, which more than doubled to 4,27,014 ...

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‘India attractive medical tourism destination for citizens of Oman’

The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Mahesh Sharma met Minister of Tourism of Oman, Ahmed Bin Naseer Bin Hamad al-Mehrzi on sidelines of  Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture at Muscot

The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Mahesh Sharma led the Indian delegation to the second UN World Tourism Organisation/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, with focus on sustainable development, which was held in Muscat, Capital city of Oman, during 11-12th December, 2017. Speaking during the Ministerial Dialogue on Tourism, Culture and ...

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AAP government adopts zero tolerance stance on medical negligence, cancels Max Super Speciality Hospital permit on prima facie gross medical negligence

Arvind Kejriwal on zero tolerance against medical negligence

In quest for ensuring affordable and quality healthcare services, Chief Minister of NCT, Arvind Kejriwal reacting on the cancellation of the license of Max Super Speciality Hospital Shalimar Bagh on 8 December 2017 said that the AAP Government gives top priority to education and health sector for people of India and the government will not tolerate any entity causing harm ...

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India preferred medical value travel destination for citizens of Turkmenistan: VP

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, Rashid O. Meredov calling on the Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi on August 14, 2017.

In India the medical value travel (MVT) industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments of Indian tourism industry. According to a FICCI-IMS report, more than 500,000 foreign patients seek treatment in India each year, making it a key medical tourism destination in Asia. The Indian medical tourism industry gets maximum patients for heart surgery, knee transplant, cosmetic ...

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Israel Medical Convention puts focus on cannabinoid research and policy @ ICC Jerusalem

Israel medical convention underway @ ICC Jerusalem- photo by Arnon Bossani

The welcome tradition of hosting the Israel Medical Convention continued also this year in ICC Jerusalem. Among the important issues for discussion this year were latest developments in the field of cannabinoid research and medical policy related to it. Prof. Raphael Mechoulam, a Hebrew University researcher widely regarded as “the father of cannabinoid research,” presented latest studies on the subject.  Among ...

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Medical Value Travel segment in India to scale past $10 billion by 2020

India can very well emerge as the medical service provider to the world

  The medical value travel (MVT) industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments of Indian tourism industry. According to a FICCI-IMS report, more than 500,000 foreign patients seek treatment in India each year, making it a key medical tourism destination in Asia. However, coordinated efforts are required by key stakeholders to turn India into “The Healthcare Service ...

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Liberal Visa regime with new categories boon for Incredible India: Kanjilal

Gour Kanjilal feeling the pulse of Incredible India with Indian artists!

Among the many reforms introduced in the recent past, the liberal Visa regime with new categories is perhaps laden with the transformative power that Incredible India so requires. According to Gour Kanjilal, executive director, Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), who formerly retired from Ministry of Tourism and had represented the country on overseas posting and in many parts of ...

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IVH app enables realtime access of patients wellbeing to Doctors

Screen shot and Information screen with  the IVH app

India Virtual Hospital-a New Delhi based start up in the medical value travel domain founded on a firm resolve to serve as the best possible bridge among quality healthcare service providers and patients both domestic and overseas flying in to get treatment- gifted realtime access of patients wellbeing to Doctors with an app. In todays era- Doctors are too occupied ...

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IVH to streamline medical travel experience in India

India Virtual Hospital a startup in Medical Value Travel

India is a leader in providing quality and affordable health care services to the world. Patients from United States of America, United Kingdom, Africa, and Middle East among many other diverse countries find India as preferred medical travel destination that offers best possible medical care and savings at the same time. Here, India Virtual Hospital (IVH), a new Delhi based start-up ...

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Holistic health cements India and Portugal’s ties

Foundation stone for AIIMS, Bilaspur will be laid by honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 3rd of October this year. In the Picture: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at the Champalimaud Foundation designed by noted Indian architect Charles Correa, in Lisbon, Portugal on June 24, 2017. The Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa is also seen.

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and The Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa on 24 June 2017 jointly visited the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon. The Champalimaud Foundation is a private biomedical research foundation. It provides cutting-edge cancer treatment, and supports ahead of the curve cancer research. It offers a new holistic approach to medical care, that integrates day to day treatment with ...

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Ministry of Tourism to list accredited medical and wellness centres online

Mahesh Sharma chairing the 3rd Meeting of National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board, in New Delhi on June 19, 2017.

Furthering the eventual objective of building Incredible India as preferred medical and well tourism destination, Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Culture chaired the third Meeting of the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board in New Delhi on 19 June 2017. Apparently, the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board was constituted under the Chairmanship of the ...

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