MEDICAL TOURISM IN INDIA- A REVIEW ARTICLE
Dr. Anand Chaudhary*, Dr. Vinayak Chauhan
Since the beginning of time, Man has been curious, and this curiosity has taken him far and wide. People travel across the world to see different places, sometimes for pleasure, sometimes for work and knowledge. With the cut-throat competition in every field, the stress and numerous health problems faced by people due to their unhealthy eating and sleeping patterns, people have now begun to grasp the
importance of vacations. Medical tourism is a term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the practice of traveling across international borders to obtain health care. Today, a large number of health care providers are migrating overseas, thus compromising the treatment provided here. Hence by promoting medical tourism, countries are urging doctors to come back to promote medical tourism as well as provide equitable health care in their country. The trade in health services is expanding, becoming more competitive, and creating new dimensions of globalization, all elegantly packaged, and sometimes actually functioning, as the new niche of medical tourism.
Keywords: Health, Globalization, Medical, Tourism.
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