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Indian Medical Tourism Story reaches new heights in Africa through the IMTD Ind ia Medical Tourism Destination

: Kenya and Tanzania 2012 organized by the Federa tion of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and co-organized by Trident Exh ibitions Pvt. Ltd. Presenting the IMTD Indian Medical Tourism Destination 2012 Kenya and Tanzania to be held on the 26-31 August organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Co mmerce and Industry and co-organized by Trident Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd , the first ever initiative to bring India on the international front of marketing it as a global healthcare destination which s already in the becoming. IMTD : India Medical Tourism Destination is a conference and exhibition show, th e first of its kind in India, which is solely dedicated to increasing the impact of the Indian Healthcare Industry across the world. The Exhibition and Conferen ce is in its third year and has already made a mark successfully in countries li ke Canada, Kenya, Oman and Kuwait during the course of the last three years. The niche event has already brought together regional government and the medical an d private healthcare sectors to develop business contacts and establish new part nerships and investment. Providing significant opportunities for international h ospitals, medical tourism facilitators and tour and travel agents, IMTD has prov ided a unique platform for these institutions to take India a step further on th e international level. With participating Hospitals like , Fortis, Medanta, Asian Heart Institute, Apol lo Hospitals, Manipal Hospitals, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Kerala ins titute of Medical sciences, Seven Hills Hospital, Global Hospital to name a few, the event will attract all the medical stakeholders of Kenya and Tanzania. The Exhibition and Conference is in its third year and has already made a mark s uccessfully in countries like Canada, Kenya, Oman and Kuwait during the course o f the last three years. The niche event has already brought together regional go vernment and the medical and private healthcare sectors to develop business cont acts and establish new partnerships and investment. Providing significant opport unities for international hospitals, medical tourism facilitators and tour and t ravel agents, IMTD has provided a unique platform for these institutions to take India a step further on the international level. Nationally accredited Hospitals ranging from a number of 30-40. There would be a lso Medical Tourism facilitators, people who can guide the patient better in acc ommodation, food preferences, arranging consultation with doctors, providing tra nslators and other secondary help, yoga (traditional medicine) therapists from 5 -6, individual doctors 2-3, with accredited hospitals dominating the exhibit. Ho listic health organizations , Ministry of Commerce bodies, and export promotion councils also have been a part of IMTD. There has been by far participation of over a 100 hospitals in all the IMTD shows so far out of which there were 10-15 medical tourism facilitators, participation from government bodies like Departme nt of AYUSH, Surgical Tourism Canada and the Services Export Promotion Council t o name a few. The event will draw the attention of the whole medical fraternity of Kenya and T anzania thus adding to the ever burgeoning medical tourism industry which is exp ected to reach $ 2 billion by the end of this fiscal year. The event isbeing org anized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Trident Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. A platform and an opportunity to patriotically contribute and make India the nex t Healthcare and thus the next tourist Destination. IMTD 2012: Celebrating 65 ye ars of Indian Independence. Vanshraj Singh Medical Tourism Consultant IMTD 2012 Kenya and Tanzania +91 9999 456 087 www.imtd.in