Medical Tourism

Centre to make health tourism competitive

The Centre would make all efforts to make Indian health tourism industry globally competitive, Union minister for Overseas Affairs Vayalar Ravi said.

Delivering the validictory address at the International Conference and Exhibition on Health Tourism, organised by the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation and the Confederation of Indian Industry here, he said all efforts would be made by the government to make the Indian health tourism industry globally competitive. Foremost in the agenda of the government was to bring down the cost of healthcare in the country, he said.

“Health tourism is gaining momentum in developing countries. It is the provision of cost effective private medical care in collaboration with the tourism industry for patients needing surgical and other forms of specialised treatment,” he said.

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