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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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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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Yoga effective in reducing symptoms of depression

Special feature on Yoga to  treat of depression on eve of International-day-of-yoga on 21st June

A 2011 study based on the World Health Organization’s World Mental Health Survey Initiative reported that India has the highest rate of major depression in the world. What is of greater concern is that its incidence seems to be on the rise affecting people of all ages from teens to aged individuals; its affects people from all economic backgrounds from ...

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India to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

In line with the WHO's global plan, India readies its National Plan to contain Antimicrobial Resistance

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, recently while inaugurating the Kiran Multi-Speciality Hospital in Surat emphasised that the poor must have access to quality and affordable healthcare. In this context he talked about the Union Government’s initiatives to bring down the prices of medicines, stents etc. He said he is committed to providing affordable healthcare for the poor and the ...

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India’s new National Health Policy to provide affordable universal health coverage

India's new health policy aimed at building affordable universal healthcare through multi-stakeholder partnership

After a gap of over 15 years since the last National Health Policy was framed in 2002, India today announced The National Health Policy, 2017. Its considered as a huge milestone in the history of health sector in the country to address the current and emerging challenges necessitated by the changing socio-economic, technological and epidemiological landscape. The said National Health ...

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BnB Nation makes affordable stay for medical value travel in India

Medical Value Travel in India is growing and requires special focus and enabling environment

A New Delhi Based Aggregator platform of Bed & Breakfast (BnB) accommodations, supporting the “Incredible India” theme, to serve foreign and domestic tourists- BnB Nation works on to turn home owners into entrepreneurs and bring forth 3 and 5 star hotel stay experience at the price of a 1-star hotel. Being mentored by a renowned travel tourism expert, GG Saxena, former ...

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