Why India is preferred for Medical Tourism?

India the seventh-largest country and the second-most populous in the world with Medical tourism being one of the fastest growing sector. As per the official reports in 2015, Medical tourism in India was estimated to be over US$3 billion and it is projected to get larger at a CAGR of 200% by 2020, touching $9 billion by 2020. India was visited by 4,95,056 patients in 2017 for medical treatment. Oman, Kenya, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Dubai, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Iraq, Maldives, Yemen and Tanzania are the top countries to source patients to India.

Indian Government has recognised this and worked aggressively to encourage applications and also eased the travel process for medical tourists. Govt. has advanced its e-tourism VISA regime on February 2019, to include medical visas. The visa validity stands for six months of duration.

Some of the major advantages of Medical Treatment in India are:

  • Reduced Medical Costs
  • Advancement of Medical Technologies
  • Improvement in Quality Standards as per International Standards
  • Fluent English Speaking Professionals
  • Trained Doctors

The Republic of India has 33 JCI accredited hospitals known for heart surgeries, hip replacement and other areas of advanced medicine. City of Chennai has been termed "India's health capital" for bringing in an average of 150 international patients per day.

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