Medical tourism or health care tourism has become a global phenomenon. A lot of people are traveling across the global in search of quality and affordable healthcare services.
Governments of many countries are realizing the fact that it is a sunrise industry and there is a lot of potential in it. According to a study by Mc Kinsey medical tourism would be 5000-10,000 crore industry by 2012.
India is already a leader in this foray owing to a lot of advantages that India offers. Quality health care services at fraction of cost, JCI accredited facilities, English speaking country, world renowned doctors, alternative systems of medicines like Ayurveda and one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world makes India a wonderful package for health care tourism.