India

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Healthcare system

The medical infrastructure and technology of India's best hospitals is on par with that of Europe and the US. India enjoys some of the best hospitals in the world-but the standard of hundreds of hospi ...

Health insurance

There are various national and state schemes for the very poor and children, but they offer very basic cover either for free or a small fee. Universal healthcare has been talked of for a decade but in ...

Facts and figures

Capital : New Delhi
Population : 1,300 million
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Medical tourism

Within this section, you will find published information on medical tourism numbers, our estimate of inbound and outbound medical tourism, and IMTJ news and external news that provide estimates of med ...
 
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Healthcare system

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Health insurance

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : New Delhi
Population : 1,300 million
Main languages spoken : Hindi, English
Main religion : Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism
International dialling code : +91
Internet domain : .in
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 5350 US $
WHO 2015

Tourism data

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World Bank 2015
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World Bank 2015

Population profile

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OECD / WHO 2015
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OECD / WHO 2015
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UN 2015
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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
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OECD
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OECD
Nurses (total) : Login to view
OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
Dentists (total) : Login to view
WHO 2012
Dentists (per 1,000 population) : Login to view
OECD 2016

Healthcare expenditure

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WHO 2012
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WHO 2015
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WHO 2015
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WHO 2015
Private expenditure on health as a percentage of total expenditure on health : Login to view
WHO 2015

Healthcare provision

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OECD
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OECD 2016
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OECD 2016
CT scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
WHO
MRI scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD
PET scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD

Healthcare activity

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Coronary angioplasty (per 100,000) : Login to view
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Hip replacement (per 100,000) : Login to view
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Cataract surgery (per 100,000) : Login to view
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Health profile

Breast cancer: Female mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD
Prostate cancer: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
OECD
Ischemic heart disease: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
WHO 2012
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WHO 2012
Deaths due to HIV/AIDS (per 100 000 population) : Login to view
OECD
Prevalence of Obesity (BMI >30) : Login to view
WHO 2008

Cosmetic surgery

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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2016
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ISAPS 2016
Total cosmetic: Non-surgical procedures : Login to view
ISAPS 2016

Obesity surgery

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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2014
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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Industry participants

Find hospitals and clinics, agents and facilitators, services and other organisations operating in the medical travel industry that are based in India.

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Featured organisations

VIVE Medsolutions

Medical travel agency in Hyderabad

VIVE Medsolutions, is a leading medical tourism agency in India. They enable patients to shop, hassle free, for the best available treatments at the most competitive prices in the market.

Dental Creations

Clinic in Mumbai

Dental Creations in Mumbai, India is a new age dental practice that combines Indian hospitality with the most up-to-date cosmetic dental treatments and technology. Led by Dr Amol Pradhan, the highly qualified, English-speaking team follows a holistic approach to dentistry designed to restore general health and well-being rather than treating a dental problem in isolation. Treatments available include dental implants, dental crowns, porcelain veneers, smile design and full mouth restoration, as well as a comprehensive range of general dentistry services for adults and children.

Rejuvenesse

Clinic in Mumbai

Rejuvenesse is a private clinic in Mumbai, India, that specialises in non-surgical regenerative therapies. The clinic provides highly effective non-surgical care aimed at stimulating and rejuvenating the body’s own cells to allow a long-term healing effect.

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