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Medical Tourism and its Scope in India


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1 Department of Economics, Gauhati University, India
     

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Indian healthcare sector is one of the fastest growing sectors. The growth of trade in health care services through medical tourism has led India as an affordable destination. Patients from foreign countries come to India for surgical purposes due to low cost and high quality of hospital services. The country has huge potential to grow up and also expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 17 percent from the year 2011 to 2020.

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Health, Healthcare, Trade, Medical Tourism, Cost, Quality.
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Arup Deka
Department of Economics, Gauhati University, India

Abstract


Indian healthcare sector is one of the fastest growing sectors. The growth of trade in health care services through medical tourism has led India as an affordable destination. Patients from foreign countries come to India for surgical purposes due to low cost and high quality of hospital services. The country has huge potential to grow up and also expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 17 percent from the year 2011 to 2020.

Keywords


Health, Healthcare, Trade, Medical Tourism, Cost, Quality.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v10%2Fi12%2F2019%2Fijphrd%2F192210