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Maharashtra govt and IMC to join hands for releasing health tourism policy

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With the objective to provide a major boost to health tourism in India, IMC organised the second Health Tourism Conclave in Mumbai. The chief guest Jaykumar Rawal, Maharashtra Tourism Minister, said, “Two recuperating centres of wellness spread across hundred acres of land to come up in Igatpuri for post surgeries”, while urging institutions to join hands in this initiative by opening their centres at Igatpuri. He also invited IMC to be a partner organisation for the Mumbai Shopping festival.

Guest of honour, Dr Deepak Sawant, Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare, Government of Maharashtra, invited stakeholders to come together and facilitate the healthcare tourists coming into Maharashtra. He mentioned that there should be uniformity in the pricing of surgeries and the government is forming a committee with experts from the healthcare fraternity to provide the best services to the patients and their families.

Earlier welcoming the guests and dignitaries Dr Lalit Kanodia, IMC president, said, “IMC taskforce is sincerely working since last one year towards making Maharashtra the hub of medical tourism in India and is happy to see the progress on health tourism for Maharashtra.”

The conference was attended by over 150 leading doctors, hospital administrators, travel, trade and hospitality professionals.

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