medical tourism

Kerala’s health sector gets Rs.2,150 crore investment


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 11 (IANS) DM Healthcare, a leading conglomerate in the country and the Middle East, Tuesday announced an investment of over Rs.2,150 crore to create 3,100 hospital beds ... Read more...

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How to detox - Delhi centres show the way


August 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) An animated discussion on self-control and inner strength is under way in an air-conditioned cottage tucked away inside a plush south Delhi farm. The group ... Read more...

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Hope floats for childless in city of lakes (Health Feature)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur (Rajasthan), Aug 2 (IANS) As thousands of tourists arrive here this September, the start of the tourist season, so will Rajan and Parul. But this couple from Delhi will ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans to connect Delhi with Vrindavan and Mathura


May 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) is planning to connect Vrindavan and Mathura with New Delhi considering the high potential of religious tourism of the ... Read more...

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Chandy invites India Inc to invest in Kerala


May 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments to Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday extended invitations to India Inc to forge deeper engagements with God's Own Country."In ... Read more...

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India, Kuwait to cooperate on healthcare


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India and Kuwait Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on bilateral medical cooperation to boost healthcare, a government statement said."The union health secretary P.K. ... Read more...

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Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment


April 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria strengthen ties with Track II dialogue


March 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, March 16 (IANS) India and the oil-rich Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, have firmed up a Track II dialogue and unveiled new initiatives towards a strategic partnership that includes ... Read more...

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Nigerian ex-president on five-day visit to India


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo Monday began a five-day visit to India, looking to explore opportunities to expand the annual bilateral trade that hovers ... Read more...

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Congress promises free water, power in Goa manifesto


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 20 (IANS) Free water and electricity to poorer sections of society are two of the key promises made by the Congress in its poll manifesto, released Monday, ahead ... Read more...

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‘Superbug scare meant to hit Indian medical tourism’


December 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 4 (IANS) The scare abroad over the superbug or NDM-1 (New Delhi Metallo beta lactamase) last year was deliberately created to tarnish India's image as a medical tourism ... Read more...

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More than two mn Americans choose Mexico for retirement


December 4th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) More than two million retired Americans have chosen Mexico as their new home, a figure that continues to increase thanks to the pleasant climate and ... Read more...

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South Asians more prone to knee arthritis: Expert


September 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Senior citizens in the Indian sub-continent suffer a 15 percent more severe attack of osteo-arthritis in their knee joints as compared to their counterpart Caucasians from ... Read more...

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Chennai dental chain to go pan-India, expand into Ethiopia


August 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) VV Dentistree, a well known chain of dental hospitals based here, plans to expand pan-India, target the $1-billion dental tourism market from abroad and manage a ... Read more...

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Indian healthcare industry poised for rapid growth


August 5th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian healthcare industry is set to grow rapidly this decade due to rising life expectancy, higher income levels, health insurance proliferation and growing incidence of ... Read more...

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‘Indian medical industry to be worth Rs.10,800 crore by 2015′


August 5th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's world-class medical technology coupled with a skilled medical workforce will ensure that the Indian medical tourism industry is worth Rs.10,800 crore ($108 billion) and ... Read more...

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Sweet pill for Kerala - medical tourism (Feature)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) World class hospitals, cost-effective treatment and ample opportunities to relax in the scenic landscape of 'God's own country' -- medical tourism promises to be the next ... Read more...

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‘Give healthcare tax cuts, boost India’s medical tourism’


June 12th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) An Indian American doctor has suggested that India offer special tax exemptions to its healthcare industry to capitalise on a potentially $100 billion opportunity offered by ... Read more...

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‘India should improve sanitation to attract more medical tourists’


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 3 (IANS) Reports of a superbug in New Delhi's water supply, which the government has denied, are not likely to have much effect on India's booming health ... Read more...

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India’s medical tourism to boom despite barriers: Expert


April 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Medical tourism in India will continue to boom despite attempts by US President Barack Obama's administration to curb the flow of American patients to Mexico ... Read more...

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Obama’s comment on Indian healthcare not acceptable: Azad


April 21st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India Thursday termed as "not acceptable" US President Barack Obama's statement discouraging Americans from visiting India or Mexico for "cheap healthcare" and said Indian ... Read more...

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Slovenia eyes doubling trade with India: Ambassador


March 7th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) Slovenia is eyeing to double the volume of bilateral trade with India in the shortest possible time, Slovenian Ambassador in India Janez Premoze said Monday.The two ... Read more...

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Indo-UAE trade registers growth of 300 pct in last five years: Anand Sharma


February 10th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma today said that bilateral trade between India and UAE has registered an increase over 300 per cent in the last five ... Read more...

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Tourism minister calls for higher regional cooperation (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday called for higher cooperation among South Asian countries in promoting tourism and offered India's training facilities to other countries in the ... Read more...

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More tourism cooperation needed in South Asia: Minister


January 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday called for greater cooperation among the South Asian countries to promote tourism in the region."More trained and skilled tourism professionals ... Read more...

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Health tourism to get industry status in Haryana


January 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) Health tourism will now be given the status of industry in Haryana and projects with over Rs.100 crore (Rs.1 billion) investment will qualify for the applicable incentives, the ... Read more...

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A medical tourism company - with end-to-end solutions


December 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) With Punjab and its capital Chandigarh attracting an increasing number of overseas patients, most of them NRIs, a group of doctors has floated a medical tourism ... Read more...

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Gujarat setting high medical tourism targets: Vyas


December 14th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Gujarat is emerging as a global medical tourism destination and expects to attract over two million patients from abroad in the next few years, bettering Singapore and Thailand, ... Read more...

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Karnataka woos European tourists, investors with road shows


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) Karnataka has launched road shows and publicity campaigns in several European countries to market the state as an investment and tourism destination.The marketing effort is led by state ... Read more...

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Indian work visas, OCI cards in high demand in Canada


November 15th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 15 (IANS) There is virtually a rush among NRIs in Canada to acquire the Overseas Citizenship of India (OIC). Also, the number of people, mostly white Canadians, seeking ... Read more...

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Punjab approves 15 mega projects


October 25th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday approved various development projects, including seven mega manufacturing projects, four industrial parks, three hotel projects and a health tourism project.According to officials, these projects ... Read more...

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US-based group launches hospital ranking service in India


October 18th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) With patient care and safety emerging as a major concern, a US-based healthcare organisation has launched a certification service for hospitals for the first time in India. ... Read more...

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Focus on niche tourism, Pillai tells industry


October 8th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Planning Commission Member Secretary Sudha Pillai Friday stressed the need to promote niche tourism like cuisine and rural tourism which will give a fillip to the Indian ... Read more...

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Ayurveda, yoga seen as big draws during Commonwealth Games


October 5th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Ayurveda, yoga and medical tourism in general will be big draws among overseas visitors during the ongoing Commonwealth Games here to potentially fetch $200 million to those ... Read more...

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Liver transplant: Low cost gives Kerala an edge


September 7th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kochi, Sep 7 (IANS) Not many know that private hospitals here offer liver transplants that are almost 50 percent cheaper than anywhere else in India and six times cheaper than ... Read more...

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