Medical tourism means people intentionally travelling to some other country for medical, surgical or healthcare reasons. Medical tourism may be due to the unavailability of a particular treatment or therapy in one’s own country or it may be due to lower prices, higher benefits, better healthcare services, etc.
People mainly went from underdeveloped countries to better developed countries for treatments which were not available at their native place. But over the recent years, this medical tourism has seen vast changes and the trend have been changed. Nowadays, people from well developed nations go to underdeveloped nations because of various factors such as – lower prices, availability of certain drugs as well as medical treatments that may not be available or licensed at their native place.
Mumbai is a well-known hub of Medical tourism in India. Since, Mumbai has a large no of medical clinics and hospitals providing economical and world class medical treatment for foreigners from Middle East Europe United kingdom and other developed countries.