All across India there has been a growth in the field of medicine. Some of the premier institutions in India especially in Mumbai and Chennai, had earned themselves a stamp in the world early on. The world fraternity of medical experts had started taking note.
It was these institutions that created some world class treatment centres and they inspired too. Inspired the Governments in various states and entrepreneur doctors who thought big with a vision.
From the centres of excellence located in only a few major metropolitan
cities, it spread out to many more smaller cities. And the growth of
medical care institutions in Kerala is unparalleled, especially in the
backdrop of a population very much aware of health care. Kochi is the
centre of all this growth in Kerala.
With the tag of God’s Own
Country, medical tourism in Kerala kick-started almost a decade ago. In
the last 15 years, the medical industry has grown exponentially in
Kerala, with high standards of medical care becoming available within
60-70 kms. So much so that the word corporate healthcare industry has
become the mainstay for people’s health in the cities and towns. With
advanced treatment facilities now available on par with the rest of the
country or equal to some of the well known centres abroad, medical
tourism has taken on a roller-coaster ride.
It is the advent of
the high profile healthcare industry that has prompted the medical
tourism in the State to take better shape. Equipped with
state-of-the-art modern facilities, these institutions are the driving
force of medical tourism. And the healthcare industry infused with
expert hands were waiting for such a miracle to happen in their own