Authors: Geo Liantal Lawrence| Devika S Prakash| Joseph Augustine| Hanan K Hussain|Jibin Jose

For the global travellers, India is increasingly becoming a choice of destination for medical tourism, with super-speciality medical care facilities at hospitals in Indian cities available at rates lower than that in the developed world. But for most Indians this scenario is entirely different, healthcare is becoming increasingly unaffordable, owing to the rising cost of treatments and medical support in recent years.

The cost of treatment rose at a growth of double-digit pace, outpacing average inflation in both rural and urban India over the past one decade…

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