India has everything to be a hub for medical tourism, says Prime Minister Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that India has everything it takes to be a hub for medical tourism and that he sees the country as the destination of choice for quality and affordable care.

In his virtual speech after the inauguration of 11 medical schools in Tamil Nadu, the prime minister said the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat infrastructure mission aims to address critical gaps in health infrastructure and health research, by particularly at the district level.

He said support of over 3,000 crore rupees will be provided to Tamil Nadu over the next five years, which will help establish urban health and wellness centers, district public health laboratories and intensive care units across the state.

“In the years to come, I envision India as the destination of choice for quality and affordable healthcare. India has all it takes to be a hub for medical tourism. I say this based on the skills of our doctors. brotherhood to also look at telemedicine.

The 11 medical schools were inaugurated in the districts of Virudhunagar, Namakkal, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Thiruvallur, Nagapattinam, Dindigul, Kallakurichi, Ariyalur, Ramanathapuram and Krishnagiri.

“Today the world has taken notice of Indian practices that promote wellness. This includes Yoga, Ayurveda and Siddha. We are working to make this popular in a language the world understands,” said the Prime Minister. PM Modi also inaugurated the new campus of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai, via video conference.

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