User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Medical Tourism
Last updated: May 14 2018 21:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Party-hard Thailand is going after rehab tourists 14.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Thailand's warm climate and relatively cheap food and lodging makes it a prime destination for those seeking alcohol or drug recovery at hospitals or rehab centres
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Make comprehensive health care affordable: TN Guv to docs, 12.5.2018 General News
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit today appealed to doctors and nurses to join hands to make comprehensive healthcare affordable in the state. "The mission before us is to make health care comprehensive, universal, affordable and qualitatively professional," he said while addressing a National Conference on Nurses here. "For achieving this objective, the road ahead is going to be complex and arduous," he said adding that it requires combined efforts of doctors and nurses to achieve success. Noting that Tamil Nadu has always been an important centre for medical diagnosis and treatment, Purohit said, the state enjoys an impressive record in the reduction of infant and maternal mortality rates. Tamil Nadu ranks first in terms of the number of children getting immunised and takes pride in the lakhs of eminent medical practitioners and nursing professionals engaged in providing healthcare, he said. Referring to an estimate by Confederation of Indian Industry, the ...
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India, Myanmar sign 7 pacts 12.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
India, Myanmar sign 7 pacts
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WHO findings on India's pollution embarrassing, but not surprising: Of... 2.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
WHO findings on India's pollution embarrassing, but not surprising: Of...
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Indian officials lament inaction of cities with world's worst air 2.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Only a handful of India's 100 most polluted cities have drawn up plans to combat air pollution despite being asked to do so three years ago, senior government officials said on Wednesday after a damning report by the World Health Organisation.
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No financial bid involved in Red Fort MoU: Tourism Ministry 28.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Following a controversy over an MoU with Dalmia Bharat Limited vis-a-vis the Red Fort, the Ministry of Tourism on Saturday clarified that it does not involve a financial bid and is only for the development, operations and maintenance of tourism amenities.
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Antigua and Barbuda seeks Indian cooperation in healthcare, public finance 26.4.2018 General News
Antigua and Barbuda has sought cooperation from India in areas such as healthcare and public finance with a view to promote economic cooperation between the two countries. Minister of State for Commerce and Industry C R Chaudhary said that he called upon Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne and discussed various issues related to increasing economic cooperation. "He has shown his interest for medical tourism and wellness centre," the minister said in a series of tweets. Chaudhary is heading an Indian delegation to this country. The minister also held bilateral meetings with the minister for foreign affairs, international trade and immigration and discussed various issues for enhancing trade and business. "Discussed wide spectrum of issues about mutual trade and investment opportunities for both the countries," he added.
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Tourism ministry's culinary institute to be inaugurated tomorrow 26.4.2018 General News
The Ministry of Tourism's ambitious culinary institute aimed at promoting Indian cuisine as a niche tourism product will be inaugurated tomorrow, an official statement said. The Indian Culinary Institute (ICI), with its campuses in Noida and Tirupati, will offer diplomas as well as under graduate and post graduate degrees to research in culinary arts. The institute will also have fully equipped kitchen labs, micro biology labs, cuisine theatres, training restaurants, fully equipped class rooms, library and a modern hostel with facilities for 400 students, the statement said. The ICI campus in Noida will be formally launched by Minister of State for Tourism K J Alphons and Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma, who will be the chief guest at the inauguration event. The Noida campus is spread across five acres of land. With the total project cost of Rs 98 crore, the campus has an academic block, commercial area, hostels for boys and girls, guesthouse for visiting faculties and ...
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Spend Day As Doctor, Feel Our Stress: Upset AIIMS Doctors To PM Modi 24.4.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Speaking of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reported remarks in London last week on alleged nexus between doctors and pharma companies, the AIIMS' resident doctors association on Monday expressed...
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Medical tourism in India bringing infections into US: Health official 24.4.2018 General News
Medical tourism especially in a country like India has been bringing its own sets of infection into the United States, a top health official has told lawmakers here. "We have a problem in India. We have been getting infections, particularly carbapenem-resistant enterobacteria, ACA and others, through people who go there, for example, on medical tourism and then come back to our hospitals. We now have problems with things that have originated elsewhere," Dr Anthony S Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing last week. He was responding to a question on Biodefense and Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases held by the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. "So we feel we have the responsibility to help them over there. Anytime you have a resistant microbe that emerges in another country, inevitably it will come to the ...
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Upset over PM Modi`s remarks, AIIMS` doctors say don`t mock us on international platform 23.4.2018 Zee News : India National
The Prime Minister in "Bharat Ki Baat Sabke Saath" event, organised in London's Westminster recently, had cited examples of various international conferences allegedly funded by pharma companies, where doctors regularly participate.
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ITDC partners Jamia to offer course in food production 17.4.2018 General News
India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) today signed an agreement with Jamia Millia Islamia to jointly offer a three-year Bachelors of Vocation (B.Voc) degree in food production. It will also offer a one-year diploma in hospitality through the Ashok Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management, one of the premier PSU hospitality training institutes of the country under ITDC. The program will be operated under the department of tourism, hotel, hospitality, and heritage studies (DTHHHS), faculty of humanities and languages of the university. ******************* Marriott unifies loyalty programmes * Marriott International today announced it will introduce unified benefits across its rewards - The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest - for its members in August. This will create an incredibly rich hospitality loyalty program in which members will earn more points faster than under the prior programs - on average 20 per cent more points for every dollar
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Government willing to double healthcare budget: Rajnath 13.4.2018 General News
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government is willing to more than double the share of healthcare sector to 2.5 per cent of the country's GDP.
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Government willing to double healthcare budget: Rajnath 13.4.2018 Sify Finance
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the government is willing to more than double the share of healthcare sector to 2.5 per cent of the country's GDP.
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Shri Rajnath Singh says Government taking steps to boost medical tourism 13.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said the Government is promoting the emergence of India as a medical destination to the world. Addressing the 127th Founder's Day Celebrations of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here today, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has taken several steps towards boosting medical tourism such as extending e-Visa to 161 countries.
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Are foreigners getting hearts before Indians? 9.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Organ transplants nodal body seeks clarity from hospitals
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Hospital sector may see 12-14% revenue growth over 5 yrs: Icra 29.3.2018 General News
The long-term outlook for the hospital sector is stable with annual revenues likely to grow at 12-14 per cent over the next five years on rising demand and medical tourism, rating agency Icra said today. The agency expects the growth momentum to improve the credit metrics of the companies operating in the sector. "The long-term outlook remains stable notwithstanding the current headwinds and regulatory challenges in the sector," it said. Icra expects demand to continue rising at a steady pace owing to the underlying fundamentals, including growing population, increasing life expectancy, rising incidence of non-communicable diseases related to lifestyle, and increasing health insurance coverage. Medical tourism is also expected to boost revenues, according to the agency, given the affordability and quality of care in the country. "We expect an annual revenue growth of 12-14 per cent over the next five years, which is also likely to result in the improvement in credit ...
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Minimally invasive procedure used first time in India 23.3.2018 General News
The minimally invasive procedure direct anterior approach has been used first time in India by doctors in Hyderabad.A team of surgeons worked on a 53-year-old Somali patient, Mukhtar Hilowli, and performed a double hip replacement using the latest minimally invasive procedure the direct hip anterior for the first time in India.Minimally invasive surgery encompasses surgical techniques that limit the size of incisions needed and hence lessen wound healing time, associated pain, and risk of infection.Both the hips of Mukhtar got fused following a severe bout of infection way back in 1986. For easy movement and hits the femoral head moves in the acetabulum. In his case due to the infection and both right and left hip joints normal cartilage on femoral head and acetabulum was destroyed and cause fusion of femoral head and acetabulum.Dr P. Sharath Kumar, orthopedic surgeon speaking with ANI said, "Basically he had a fusion of both the hips calling infection. Both the hips became stiff; ...
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Medical tourism: Tiruchi fast catching up with rivals 23.3.2018 Hindu: Home
Call for ‘pragmatic approach over issuance of medical visa to foreign patients’
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Shillong institute becoming medical tourism hub 22.3.2018 The Assam Tribune
Shillong institute becoming medical tourism hub
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