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Patients who travel abroad for medical treatment do so for a variety of reasons, one of the biggest reasons is healthcare. Private hospitals in India are seeing an influx of patients from Bangladesh and the Gulf. A recent of Export Health Services by the Directorate-General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics of India mentions that 465,000 international patients from different countries seeks treatment in India in 2016 and only one third comes under medical visa. Medical technology associated with sound business services help the hospitals to secure more customers Here is a rough data of patients coming under medical visa according to government data.
|Top Nations||Medical Visas|
Considering the other two third here is an estimate of international patients coming to India for treatment
|Top Nations||International Patients|
Top countries of origin of Medical Tourists are as follows:
|Country of Origin||Frequency||Percentage|