Medical Tourism Industry in India to reach $6 billion by 2018
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Medical Tourism Industry in India to reach $6 billion by 2018

India provides world class medical facilities with hospitals which contain multi- specialty health centers providing their capability in the areas of Cosmetic Surgery, Dental care, Heart Surgeries, Eye surgeries etc. Nowadays, most of the people go for traditional treatments like Ayurveda Therapies which feels very better and happy to the people by the Ayurveda treatment.

Medical Tourism firm helps medical travel to India and arranges for best hospital with the most trained doctors, physicians and surgeons. The company takes care of the maximum details, right from obtaining visas, good accommodation, hospital costs for the treatment, to the airfare and transport within the country. India has some of the very best hospitals, dental clinics and treatment centers in the world offering the very best facilities.
There is an increase in the number of medical tourists every year. Within Asia, India, Thailand and Singapore are the three countries that receive maximum medical tourists due to low cost of treatment, quality healthcare infrastructure, and availability of highly-skilled doctors.
Medical Tourism Industry to reach $6 billion by 2018
The Indian medical tourism industry is expected to reach $6 billion by 2018, with the number of people arriving in the country for medical treatment set to double over the next four years, a report by industry, Punjab Haryana Delhi (PHD) Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Thursday.
Now, the size of the medical tourism industry in India in value terms is likely at a little over $3 billion, with tourist arrivals estimated at 230,000.
Medical tourism is an area that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government plans to hit to drive growth in the tourism sector.
The report expected the segment to grow at a annual growth rate of 20% between 2016 and 2018.
India has placed itself as a low cost destination for medical treatment compared with the US and Europe.  Moreover, Indian private hospitals have a large number of skilled doctors, nurses and assistant staff that attract medical tourists, especially from South-East Asia and the Middle East.
The huge number of medical experts, increasing private health-care infrastructure, growing technical skills, cheaper medical procedures, world class health-care infrastructure and government support are likely to increase the number of medical tourist’s arrivals in India to a projected level of 4 lakh by 2018.
Lastly, the report quoted the lack of a dedicated website on which Indian hospitals, tour operators and medical facilitators can be listed with specialists and doctors, as a restrictive to the growth of medical tourism.
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