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As Centre readies ‘Heal in India’ portal, hospital chains suggest a slew of measures on medical tourism

September 5, 2022by admin

As the government readies a ‘Heal in India’ portal to monitor the end-to-end journey of foreign patients arriving in the country for treatment, large private hospital chains looking to increase their medical tourism business have shared a number of suggestions with the Centre.

Lav Agarwal, assistant secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, said the government is working with the hospital chains and other ministries to ensure that India strengthens its position as a go-to destination for medical tourism.

“A dedicated portal for the ‘Heal in India’ initiative aiming to boost medical value travel or medical tourism will be rolled out soon,” Agarwal told Moneycontrol.

“It is expected to bring all accredited hospitals on a common portal run by the government (Ministry of Health),” he added.

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