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Medical Tourism & Health Care Hosting


Binu Ann Kuriachan


Christ College

Basanth Kommadath


Indian Institute of Technology

April 11, 2008

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

Abstract:     
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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Keywords: Medical Tourism, Health Care Hosting

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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 College ( email )
Hosur Road
Bangalore, Karnataka 560 029
India
Basanth Kommadath (Contact Author)
Indian Institute of Technology ( email )
Hauz Khas
Hauz Khas
New Delhi, IN Delhi 110016
India
9936335405 (Phone)
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