Top Indian hospitals woo medical tourism from Canada

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

India has launched a big initiative to woo medical tourism from Canada, showcasing the country's high-end and much cheaper healthcare industry to Canadians.

The Indian Medical Travel Association (IMTA) launched the three-day "India: Medical Tourism Destination 2009" conference here Thursday - the first such initiative abroad by the Indian healthcare industry.

India's top-notch hospitals, including Max, Fortis, Apollo and the Asian Heart Institute, are participating in the medical tourism conference.