Medical tourism in India: winners and losers

Amit Sen Gupta

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2008.002


Abstract

Promoted by the government and fuelled by the corporate boom in medical care, India is increasingly seen as the favoured destination of “medical tourists” who cross national boundaries to seek treatment that is cheaper than in their home countries. Medical tourism is a multi-billion dollar industry promoted by governments and the medical and tourism industries.

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