As per the data provided by the Ministry of Home Affairs, 45% of growth is seen in the number of medical visas issued by India since 2016. Around 1.78 lakh medical visas were issued in 2016, which includes the visas issued for follow up treatment. While in 2015, 1.22 lakh medical visas were issued in India. Majority of the patients that come to India for treatment are from the Middle East, Africa, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Maldives, Pakist
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), commonly known as balloon angioplasty, is a type of invasive procedure used for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) or coronary artery disease (CAD). It is primarily used for the treatment of arteries that get narrowed because of the deposition of plaque on the i
Gone are the days when medicine and healthcare was all about a visit to the doctor, who, with the help of supporting staff, would diagnose and treat the patient medically or surgically. Now is the era of sophisticated and highly-advanced technology in healthcare, which despite falling prices, is continuing to gain popularity in the field of medicine.
Decades back, no one could have thought about using a robot, artificial intelligence, g
The public health service scheme in the UK, National Health Service (NHS), is known to provide a comprehensive range of health services to the residents and non-residents. Most of these health services are available for free to the nationals, except for standard fees for certain procedures and the fixed charges for prescription.
The NHS has changed quite a bit since the time of its inception during the Second World War. This is evident
Many medical tourists are not informed and have unfounded fears of what could be or what might happen to them while they are getting medical treatment abroad. Many of these misconceptions are simply rooted in the fact that people did not do enough research. They have no idea what they are truly believing in or why. Many myths about medical tourism in developing countries have been proven to be inaccurate, yet ma