Medical Value Travel in India is 10 times more affordable globally: Sangita Reddy @ Advantage Health Care – India 2018

4th International Summit on Medical Value Travel - India

World of Medical Value Travel is evolving very fast across the globe! For various reasons including people have to look at Medical Value Destination that offer quality medical care at best competitive price.  Stakeholder from across the public and private realms deliberated on these trends and the advantageous position India has at the recently held 4th International Summit on Medical Value Travel) organised ...

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India’s Medical and Wellness Tourism ripe for attracting global investors: FICCI-YES Bank knowledge paper

IDY 2018

Building on the crusade to bring about quality investment into the Indian Tourism Sector- Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) conducted its Fourth Tourism Investors Meet on 4 July 2018. Addressing the august gathering- Usha Padhee, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India said that the tourism and civil aviation ministries are engaging continuously to identify solutions and to implement ...

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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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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

India Amends its Bio-medical Waste Management Rules Amended to Protect Human Health: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

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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