How to plan your medical tour for treatment abroad

By Omar A Siddiqui, Managing Director, Medicure Medical Travels Medical tourism has been a boon to patients worldwide. In the past decade patients travelling abroad for treatment has increased significantly. No longer is a medical tour a luxury it has become more of a necessity. Be it affordability or availability  medical tourists are a happy lot. But before you happily plan to go on a medical tour for treatment abroad there are some points that should be kept in mind so that your medical tour is a success. 1.The first and foremost is choosing where to get treatment. This is the primary question that hit's every medical tourists mind. Choosing the right destination for treatment is a major ingredient for...

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Hospital Profile: KOKILABEN DHIRUBHAI AMBANI HOSPITAL (KDAH)

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) is a social initiative of the Reliance Group. It offers a range of super specialty tertiary care services to patients from all across the world. It is also one of the largest hospitals in Western India with ultra modern equipment and infrastructure to ensure high quality treatment to all our patients Some of the Key features of our hospital are: Full Time System of Specialists: Unlike other hospitals in western India, our senior consultants are available full-time at our hospital. This is very useful especially for foreign patients who have the comfort to know that the treating doctor is readily available for any queries/emergencies Sub-specialty Practice: Adhering to international levels of healthcare delivery, KDAH doctors...

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Hospital Profile: Jaypee Hospital India

“Promoting healthcare to the common masses with the growing needs of society by providing quality and affordable healthcare with commitment” Shri Jai Prakash Gaur 1200 beds -525 beds operational in Phase 1 150 Critical Care Beds 24 Bedded advanced Neonatal ICU 20 bedded Dialysis Unit LEED Certified Hospital Building Equipped with most advanced RO System patented with PEX piping which reduces baterial growth thus reducing chances of infection. Individual AHU for each ICU to prevent cross infection Hospital designed keeping in mind "Fire Safety Regulations" to ensure maximum safety Ample sunlight in all patient area for "Healing Environment" Extensive Horticulture & Landscaping Eighteen highly advanced State-of-the-art Modular OTs with:Intelligent OT that provides Image for data transmission all over the world...

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Hospital Profile: Metro Hospitals & Heart Institute

Metro Hospitals & Heart Institute (MHHI) was set up at Noida, NCR-New Delhi in June 1997. Immediately after foraying into the heart care segment, multispecialty wing was started in September 1998, followed by establishing Metro Centre for Liver & Digestive Diseases and Metro Center for Respiratory Diseases at multispecialty wing MHHI. MHHI was followed by Metro Heart Institutes at Meerut(U.P), Faridabad (Haryana), Lajpat Nagar, Patel Nagar and Preet Vihar at Delhi and Metro Hospital & Research Centre at Vadodara. Technological advancements aside, we continue to be leader in the industry for the personal approach we take with every patient. Our professional team provides exceptional service and employs the highest standards of patient care. QUALITY INITIATIVES We are committed to provide...

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Nigerian gets hand back after 8-hour surgery in India

Nigerian gets hand back after 8-hour surgery in India

Two months ago, when doctors in his hometown told Lawrence Odega he will have to choose between life and limb, the Nigerian national was shocked. The 51-year-old's left hand was mutilated in a road accident and it had become gangrenous due to infection.   He didn't lose hope and rushed to India on the suggestion of a local doctor with the hope of surviving with a functional hand. It was a joyous occasion for Odega when plastic surgeons at a private hospital in the city replaced the diseased tissues and bones in the forearm with grafts taken from another limb. "It was one of the most challenging surgeries. It involved reconstructing the radius and ulna-two large bones of the forearm-from...

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