Over the years, India has grown to become a top-notch destination for medical treatment driven by a surging economy, a surplus of well-trained healthcare practitioners, low infrastructure costs and a significant investment in cutting edge technologies. India is now the leader for the international cost-conscious medical traveller serving more than 250,000 international patients annually and continues to attract more international patients through quality healthcare with no waiting times.
All of the hospitals IMT works with invests in cutting edge technology to support medical diagnostics, medical procedures and operative techniques. Complicated heart surgeries, cancer care and surgeries, neuro and even general surgeries require high-end technology to continually better outcomes, minimize complications, enable faster recovery and reduce the length of stay in hospital. The recent advancements in robotic surgeries, radiation surgery or radio therapies with cyberknife stereotactic options, IMRT / IGRT, transplant support systems, advanced neuro and spinal options are all available in India.
Heart care is just one area where India excels with success and morbidity rates are on par with those found in the US and Europe, with major surgeries costing between 65%-90% cheaper than in the US.
IMT has affiliations with internationally JCI accredited hospitals in several large metro areas: Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi and Ahmedabad.
Thailand is a well-known medical tourism destination and has some of the best hospitals in Asia. Thailand offers the medical traveller high quality internationally accredited hospitals and excellent customer service. Specialties include cosmetic surgery, orthopaedics, cardiology, IVF/reproductive medicine, spine surgery, and dentistry. Despite rising standards of living, Thailand remains one of the world’s best values, with cost savings on medical procedures ranging from 40%-60% compared to treatment costs in the US, EU, and Japan.
Thailand is also world-renown for its wellness and preventative health sector with high quality spas and wellness resorts, often set in breathtaking coastal surroundings. This makes Thailand an excellent choice for those looking for health and wellness travel.
Dubai is one of the most visited destinations in the world and is fast emerging as a popular Medical Tourism Destination. The Government of Dubai has been investing significantly to build up the healthcare sector in the country and has built the Dubai Healthcare City sitting on 380,000 Sq meters which is located less than 10 minutes’ drive from Dubai international airport. Dubai’s ambition to become the Middle East’s paramount medical tourism destination treating over 500,000 health tourists by 2020.
Dubai has a vast number of highquality health facilities many of whom are affiliated with international hospitals based in the US and Europe as well as a high number of qualified medical professionals. Dubai offers a myriad of first-class medical treatments and the system meets international best practices to ensure the delivery of the finest health services to international patients.
Abu Dhabi is also developing its health sector with the Government investing significantly to build up the health sector to attract international patients.
Kenya’s medical tourism sector is gradually developing and acts as a hub for patients seeking treatment from across East Africa.
Both the Government and private hospitals have been investing significantly to improve their facilities and buy specialist equipment and the quality of treatment is increasing each year.