Medical Tourism & Health Care Hosting

Binu Ann Kuriachan

Christ University, Bangalore

Basanth Kommadath

Indian Institute of Technology

April 11, 2008

Integral Liberation, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 32, April 2008

In the last decade India’s healthcare sector has been becoming global. Medical tourism is an example of how India is profiting from globalisation. It is a new form of consumer diplomacy, whereby foreigners who receive medical services in India help the country to promote itself as a business and tourism destination. In this age of globalisation, patients are shopping for affordable healthcare worldwide, giving rise to the phenomenon known as Medical Tourism. India is emerging as a preferred destination because it has a large number of hospitals with world-class infrastructure, equipment and many competent medical practitioners

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Kuriachan, Binu Ann and Kommadath, Basanth, Medical Tourism & Health Care Hosting (April 11, 2008). Integral Liberation, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 32, April 2008. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1656942

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Binu Ann Kuriachan
Christ University, Bangalore ( email )
Hosur Road
Dharmaram PO
Bangalore, IN Karnataka 560 029
Basanth Kommadath (Contact Author)
Indian Institute of Technology ( email )
Hauz Khas
Hauz Khas
New Delhi, IN Delhi 110016
9936335405 (Phone)
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