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104-year-old Saudi national gets both knees replaced in Mumbai hospital

A 104-year-old Saudi Arabia national was successfully operated on for simultaneous knee replacements at Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital-Powai, Mumbai, on August 31. The patient, Tahir… Read more..

The internationalization of the Rupee is significant for the growth of the Medical Tourism sector

The Medical tourism sector in India is experiencing a big boom. India is ranked 7 amongst the 20 wellness tourism markets and an estimated 1.4… Read more..

Heart valve replaced without open heart surgery in Thiruvananthapuram Medical College

In a first for Thiruvananthapuram Medical College hospital, the heart valve of a patient was replaced without resorting to open heart surgery. The procedure was… Read more..

WWE legend and former Olympic gold medallist, Kurt Angle praises India's medical sector

Kurt Angle is a former WWE star and a gold medal winner at the '96 Olympics. Presently, he is retired and is dealing with the… Read more..

Focus on GCC countries and insurance companies, says Azad Moopen

Insurance companies stand to gain up to 50 percent of the costs if a patient gets operated in India instead of GCC, says Aster DM… Read more..

UAE to lead AI revolution in Medical Tourism

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has positioned itself as a frontrunner in integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare. According to the Medical Tourism Association, the… Read more..

Indian Ambassador urges Liberians to take advantage of India's medical tourism

The Indian Ambassador to Liberia, Pradip Yadav, has urged Liberian medical value travelers (MVTs) to take advantage of the country's medical services and wellness sector,… Read more..

With 5G sites crossing the 3 lakh mark, India's medical tourism sector is set to receive a major boost

India is witnessing the world's fastest 5G rollout with the number of 5G sites deployed in the country crossing 3,00,000 within 10 months of its… Read more..

Ayush visa is here!

The Ministry of Home Affairs has notified the creation of a new category of Ayush (AY) visa for foreign nationals for treatment under Ayush systems/Indian… Read more..

One Year On, Ayush Visa Remains a Non-Starter

The much-awaited move to promote medical tourism and harness the potential of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy (Ayush) therapies by implementing a special… Read more..

India eases COVID-19 guidelines for international travelers, retains precautionary measures

In a piece of good news for the medical tourism sector and acknowledging the global progress in COVID-19 vaccination coverage, the Union Ministry of Health… Read more..

Niti Aayog calls for greater integration between MEA, Tourism Ministry

Niti Aayog, India's premier think-tank, has recommended a series of measures with a particular focus on enhancing the medical tourism sector. The proposals aim to… Read more..