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International Summit on Health and Wellness Tourism to start from April 26

 NEW Delhi: With an aim to develop more effective system of delivering healthcare services, the three day event “International Summit on Health & Wellness Tourism” is going to start from April 26, 2013 to April 28, 2013 in New Delhi. Connecting Healthcare is the first ever conference of its kind in India.

India's largest online B2B marketplace, IndiaMart.com has supported this summit as an online media partner. 

Connecting Healthcare may help in bringing together the hospitals, medical tourism facilitators, providers of alternative therapies like Ayurveda and tour operators.

The summit will be inaugurated by Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit, Delhi Minister of Health & Family Welfare Ashok Kumar Walia and Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi.

The conference will be the collaboration of entire Medical Tourism Industry. Speakers, Experts, Ministers, Policymakers, Key players from International Medical Tourism Industry and all the related sectors will be attending the summit.

The experts from the fields will collaborate and come together to discuss about the growing concerns, management and explain the consequences of International Medical Tourism Industry.

The event is designed to meet the healthcare buyers and an opportunity to expand your business. Achieve the global standard for your brand and get more established in International Medical Tourism Industry.

It will also provide opportunity to understand the challenges and prospects of the Industry and develop a plan for Medical Tourism sector.

Ashok Kumar Walia said, “I am glad to learn that the “International Summit on Health & Wellness Tourism: Connecting Healthcare 2013 is being organized. Delhi has developed the world class health Infrastructure conducive to the development of Medical Tourism.”

I do hope that the summit would provide an excellent opportunity to healthcare sector to associate with the other countries. Apart from this it would also go a long way in providing the latest health technologies for the benefit of the masses, Walia added.

While commenting on the event Dr. Premhar Shah , CEO & MD, The Medical Tourist Company, UK has said, “Connecting Healthcare is the first ever conference of its kind in India and it is my proud privilege to be associated with it.”

Connecting Healthcare will help attract more medical tourists to India making it a leader in this industry. I congratulate the organizers and on behalf of The Medical Tourist Company and myself convey our best wishes for the success of the conference, he said.

It may help in bringing together the hospitals, medical tourism facilitators, providers of alternative therapies like Ayurveda and tour operators.

Despite its unique properties, health care markets are not entirely different from those of other industries in their tendency to become more globalized. “We are now in an age of global comparison-shopping for health services” where patients are increasingly seeing medical tourism as a better alternative, said Dr. Mutaz O. Shegewi, Libyan Strategic Advisor and International Healthcare Policy Specialist, Boston, USA.