Medical Tourism India, a developing concept whereby people from world over visit India for their medical and relaxation needs. Most common treatments are heart surgery, knee transplant, cosmetic surgery and dental care. The reason India is a favorable destination is because of its infrastructure and technology in which is in par with those in USA, UK and Europe.
The cost of treatment in India is considered to be the lowest in Asia, much lower than Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Apart from the treatments being more cost effective, can boast of the five star medical facilities, highly qualified doctors and most importantly there are no language problems. Furthermore, India also serves as a highly sought after tourist destination which is an added incentive.
India's medical tourism sector is expected to experience an annual growth rate of 30%, making it a $2 billion industry by 2015.
More than 1, 50,000 medical tourists came to India in 2005, It seamlessly growing the number to 2, 00,000 by 2008. Medical tourists in India and projected that by 2015 this number would rise to 3,200,000
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