Kochi, July 30: The India
Government which is proposing to launch the Heal India campaign to promote
medical value tourism by launching a portal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
himself on the next August 15, is coming out with another initiative which is
billed ‘Heal by India’
Under the program, another portal will be launched to
enable Indian healthcare professionals to move to foreign countries to provide
care and pursue their professional goals.
ministry has identified 42 healthcare services eligible to use the portal and
apply for work abroad. Healthcare professionals can upload their achievements
and resumes on the portal mentioning their preferred destinations.
profile is selected and the job or treatment opportunity is offered from
overseas, the Ministry of External Affairs intimates the person about all the
details via the portal. With this initiative, the Government hopes to increase
foreign remittances to the country especially when it has been identified that
Indian healthcare workers are in huge demand outside the country.
Government is planning to ease medical visa conditions and upgrade health
infrastructure in the top 17 cities in the country to attract medical tourists
to the country under the ‘Heal in India’ program, the website of which also is
expected to be launched on August 15.
The launch of
the initiatives will find the involvement of 50 stakeholders, and a series of
presentations in 36 hours.