Government of India moving towards promoting medical tourism in India

On August 15, the Prime Minister can make an announcement in this regard

After the Corona period, all the countries of the world are paying more attention to the health sector. .

Let us tell you that the government is working to promote medical tourism in the country. In such a situation, it is expected that on August 15, the Prime Minister can make an announcement in this regard, according to which a multilingual portal can also be started at 10 airports with interpreters and special duties. These airports include Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Calcutta, Visakhapatnam, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Guwahati. More foreign patients come to this airport.

Also, let us tell you that visa rules for medical tourism can also be relaxed. The Health Ministry is preparing to finalize its initiatives and measures to facilitate foreign patients. According to an estimate, India’s medical tourism market was worth $6 billion in 2020. It is projected to double to $13 billion by 2026. The Ministry of Health has developed a multilingual portal in collaboration with the National Health Authority. The portal will be a one-stop shop with an interface for medical travel facilitators and foreign patients for services provided by the hospital.

According to sources, the government has identified 44 countries from where a large number of patients come to India for treatment. The plan is being prepared keeping in mind the cost and quality of treatment in these countries. Major among these countries are Africa, SAARC and Gulf countries. The portal will also display standardized package rates based on various systems of medicines to hospitals including graded and modernized systems.

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