Medical Tourism benefits kids from Tanzania

Child from Tanzania who underwent open heart surgery in India

A Mission to save little Hearts… Jaypee Hospital India treats Tanzanian Kids for Open Heart Surgery Mulhat Humud just 5 Months old, is the youngest of 15 children from Tanzania who are currently undergoing treatment at the swanky new super-specialty  Jaypee Hospital located in New Delhi. Following her successful open heart surgery in India, doctor says Humud's chest is healing well. She will be able to return to Tanzania in next two days. This successful pediatric open-heart surgery in India was performed by Dr. Rajesh Sharma, Director, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, CTVS and Dr. Ashutosh Marwah, Associate Director, Paediatric Cardiology, Jaypee Hospital India. According to Ms. Hidaya Ally Mozy, who is escorting this group of little cardiac patients from Tanzania, Said, “Ms. Mulhut was found to...

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The misunderstood role of a medical tourism facilitator

Medical Tourism Facilitator

By Omar A Siddiqui, Managing Director, Medicure Medical Travels Medical tourism has been a great boon to patients who need treatment abroad. Patients who need treatment abroad can be broadly classified into two categories there are the one who usually research themselves about the destination, hospitals and doctors and make the decision and there are some who   take the services of a medical tourism facilitator. The hospitals on the other hand take help of medical travel facilitators to grow their market reach and get greater number of patients referred to their facilities. Thus, a medical travel facilitator has a dual role for both patients and hospitals. But despite forming an important link between the patients and the hospitals a...

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What to know before getting a knee replacement surgery

[caption id="attachment_13162" align="aligncenter" width="322"] Knee Replacement Surgery Process[/caption] By Omar A Siddiqui, Managing Director, Medicure Medical Travels Before you step out to get a knee replacement surgery it would be worthwhile to read what you should expect. Getting a knee replacement has become much more easier and faster compared to earlier times. The complexity of getting knee replaced has reduced due to the advancement in various techniques of doing knee surgery such as key-hole based knee surgery or the minimally invasive knee surgery.  These advancements have also led to faster recovery time for the patients. Also low cost of knee replacement surgery is due to these technological advancements. Getting a knee replaced is a big decision and before you decide...

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How Medical Tourism India Is Beneficial To American Patients

How Medical Tourism India Is Beneficial To American Patients

By Omar A Siddiqui, Managing Director, Medicure Medical Travels With the rising demand for affordable medical treatments, medical tourism is very much in the demand. The heavily subsidized packages and offers are the big reason why people prefer treatment abroad to avail the best medical facilities at a low price. American patients are the ones who are mostly taking part in this perspective. With the same infrastructure and medical treatments offered in America, India is becoming the ultimate destination for medical tourism for Americans at reasonable cost. Medical Tourism Medical tourism, also known as health tourism, the term evolved  from the rapid growth of an industry where people from all around the world visits other countries to obtain treatments. Most...

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