Due to the recent changes in Indian Rupee, it has become little bit difficult for people to avail the benefits of the advanced medical procedures at the best hospitals across the country. However, there are some medical service providers offering highest quality medical tourism packages at the most affordable prices for both the national and the international patients sekeing their medical treatments and surgeries in India. All this has become possible with the government help as the Indian government is supporting the medical tourism sector in the country.
India has emerged as a preferred healthcare and wellness destination for patients from across the world. In order to showcase India participating in big way at this year’s International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference, the premier inbound and outbound medical travel is being organized. The Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) which has been set up by the Department of Commerce under India’s Ministry of Commerce is participating on behalf of the Government of India at the event showcasing the theme “India Heals”. It has been promoting India as an ideal healthcare and wellness destination with the presence of the medical tourism market in India.
It is also hoped that the presence at IMTEC 2016 gives the country the opportunity to leverage the long standing relationship with the Middle East and the USA. This will lead to enhancing the ties and explore the potential opportunities in the field of the medical tourism market in India.
Medical tourism in India
India has many clinics, hospitals and nursing homes offering a wide range of the medical services and procedures to their guests from abroad. The municipal owned clinics in India offer the highest quality medical treatments at economical prices which suits the budget of the global patients. The medical tourists can get good medical procedures done in the municipal clinics and this can go for the private clinics and hospitals to get excellent outcome from the surgeries done without spending much.
Medical tourism in India offers various procedures such as urology, gynecology, Traumatology, orthopaedics, maxilla facial surgeries, eye surgery, cardiac surgery, cosmetic surgeries, dental procedures and general surgeries. Patients can get the benefits of different medical procedures in India that will help improve their quality of life.
Effects of rising medical costs
The rising healthcare costs and long waits for quality medical care are pushing millions of patients each year to search for the best medical tourism destinations abroad. This has lead to an increase in the number of medical tourists to India. The doctors and medical professionals in India are able to treat almost all types of ailments. Availability of latest healthcare technology attracts patients from across the globe to seek affordable treatment in India.
Effects of economic crises on medical tourism
Indian economic troubles have affected the economic growth of the country as well as the healthcare and medical tourism sector. The international patients still seek their medical treatments done at affordable prices in India. Medical tourism market in India is estimated to be over $1 billion per year. Though the medical prices are economical in the country since the medicines, medical equipments and other facilities are well within the budget of our patients. This is the reason why patients prefer India for their medical treatments from the world class hospitals and best surgeons in India.
The changes in the currency of India are affecting the growth of medical tourism market in the country. However, the availability of affordable medical treatments and surgeries in the country has encouraged patients from abroad to choose India as their medical tourism destination.