MHTC Updates

Latest medical and healthcare related news and updates around the globe

April 20, 2016

Global medical tourism is on the rise

The on-line medical tourism sector is growing on a global scale With 1.2 million to 1.4 million Americans annually seeking health-care services abroad, the medical sector experienced an average increase of 23% per year in the last decade. Top medical tourism destinations for people living in the US include: Mexico, Colombia, Barbados, Hungary, India, Thailand.
April 18, 2016
VPS Healthcare

UAE-based VPS Healthcare to invest Rs 1,000 crore in India in healthcare

The UAE-based healthcare conglomerate VPS Healthcare is entering India by acquiring majority stake in Lakeshore Hospital in Kerala, a tertiary level super specialty hospital and pioneer in large-scale health tourism.
March 21, 2016

RHT sees growth drivers in India

Healthcare sector there is nascent, but is growing under the state's support of private, even foreign, participation.
March 17, 2016

Care for cure

The Indian medical tourism market is in the pink of health—thanks to a rise in international patients who come for treatment to the country to cut down costs and to avail of accredited facilities
March 17, 2016

Global Medical Tourism Market to Reach US$32.5 bn in 2019, Availability of Cost-effective Treatments in Emerging Nations Encourages Medical Tourism

A market study on the global tourism market, recently published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) estimates this market to rise at an exceptional CAGR of 17.90% over the period from 2013 to 2019 and reach a value US$32.5 bn by the end of the forecast period.The research report, titled “Medical Tourism Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013.
March 15, 2016

Surge in tourist arrivals to State

With a blend of the old and new, Telangana presents the perfect picture. Its attractions to domestic and foreign tourists include heritage monuments, nature and divine shrines.
February 19, 2016

Doctors oppose move to cap price of medical devices

Nagpur: Development of newer devices and the constant advancements in their working has helped several branches of medicine. Diagnosis, treatment and management of several chronic and even some life threatening conditions have become easier due to these devices.