Dr. Jomon Lonappan


Medical tourism, where patients travel overseas for operations, has grown rapidly in the past decade, especially for cosmetic surgery. High costs
and long waiting lists at home, new technology and skills in destination countries alongside reduced transport costs and Internet marketing have all
played a role. Several Asian countries are dominant, in Medical Tourism. In Asian countries India is one of the dominant spot. Conventional
tourism has been a by-product of this growth, despite its tourist packaging, and overall benets to the travel industry have been considerable. The
rise of medical tourism emphasizes the privatization of health care, the growing dependence on technology, uneven access to health resources and
the accelerated economic globalization of both health care and tourism in India

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