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India Healthcare

 
Approximately 60,000 Doctors in United States of America constituting about 10% of total medical practitioners in that country are Indians. Last year approximately 100,000 patients from USA, Europe and other developed parts of the world visited India for medical treatment and rehabilitation.

In the last decade medical infrastructure in India has taken a quantum leap enabling Indian hospitals to offer treatment for all ailments including complex and complicated cases. The 'state-of-the-art' medical infrastructure combined with ingrained Indian care and empathy has made country the chosen destination for those unfortunate who are sick and afflicted.
 
India, that has turned the world economy upside down with its low cost efficient deliveries in hi-tech segments like mobile and software now offers patients a similar choice of efficacious treatment at low cost without compromising on quality of care!

Come to India; get well without getting poorer!

India Travel Advice

 
India travel advice will be handy when you travel to India. Here are some common dos and Don'ts for Indian travel:

(THIS LIST IS NOT COMPREHENSIVE; IT IS A GENERAL GUIDELINE. VIEWERS MUST DO THEIR OWN DUE DILLIGENCE. THE WEBSITE DOES NOT ACCPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ACTIONS AND CONSEQUENCES ARISING FROM THIS ADVISORY)

DO?s
  • Travelspro Healthcare recommends carrying proper maps of places proposed to be visited
  • Recommended local commuting is through pre- paid taxis and auto-rickshaws, from pre-paid booths where pre- paid booths are not available, pay by the meter. In case no metered transport is available, fix fare in advance.
  • Make travel arrangements well in advance.
  • Buy air/rail tickets from the authorized centres only.
  • Carry prescription of generic names of medicines.
  • Remove footwear when visiting a place of worship or mausoleum
  • Dress conservatively at places of worship. In a Gurudwara or Dargah, cover head with a cloth. Parikrama or walking around the sanctum sanctorum should always be in clockwise direction
  • You will be appreciated for using the Indian style of greeting. (Hands pressed together at chest level as if in prayer).
  • Drink only bottled water. Buy it only from respectable outlets. In restaurants insist on a sealed bottle
  • Take care of cultural and social sensitivities. There is no single rule; the best way is to observe and follow.
  • Keep cash & valuables in different pockets. It is advisable to cover yourself with travel insurance for thefts, loss and medical insurance.
  • Bargaining is a popular & necessary practice in India.
  • While buying an article, make sure that the entire transaction is legal and transparent.
  • Always use strong suitcases/baggage.
  • Giving tips is customary but not mandatory.
  • Whilst checking out of a hotel, check your bills thoroughly.
  • Exchange money only through authorised banks or moneychangers.
  • Insist on Encashment certificate while exchanging money. These certificates will be required to reconvert the unused money on departure from India.
  • Keep the serial numbers of ticket and cheques, photocopies of your passport and birth certificate in a separate place.
  • If you have a Web mail account (Hotmail, Yahoo, Ekno, etc.), send all the important information to your email box (as attachments in the case of photocopies), along with rescue phone numbers
  • Plan and obtain necessary immunizations.
  • If coming through yellow fever regions, get properly inoculated

Don?ts
  • Avoid unlicensed taxi operators at airport/stations/bus stands.
  • Do not purchase air/ rail/ bus tickets from unauthorized travel agents/ tour operators.
  • Avoid Public show of personal affection.
  • Taking photographs of the idols in temples is generally not permitted.
  • Some temples in India do not allow leather articles inside. Deposit them in the temple cloakroom and collect it on your way out
  • Do not wear black clothes while visiting a Jain temple.
  • Do not photograph women without permission.
  • Do not take photos at a death ceremony, religious ceremony and people bathing.
  • Export of most wildlife and their products, antiques more than 100 years old is either banned or strictly regulated.
  • Selling and buying "shahtoosh" shawls and Ivory is a crime.
  • Don't eat anything offered by fellow travellers on train or road travels.
  • Do not leave your cash and valuables in your hotel rooms.
  • While travelling, don't act confused. Keep a posture of a person known to the region.
  • Women travelling alone should avoid walking at odd hours.
  • Please Note:
    1. The electric current in India is 220/ 250 volts and 50 cycles. It is AC practically everywhere. Carry converters if you have some electric equipment with you.
    2. Don't feel offended if Indians ask you some personal questions like how much do you earn, are you married, do you have kids, etc. They are just a little curious and mean no offence. It is just their way of getting friendly.