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54% of medical tourists to India are Bangladeshis data show
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54% of medical tourists to India are Bangladeshis data show

Inflow of medical tourists from Bangladesh surged by 83% in three years, according to figures by India’s tourism ministry Bangladesh has emerged as one of the key sources of medical tourists for its neighbouring countries, and the number is increasing every year. About 54% of all foreign medical visitors going to India for treatment are Bangladeshis. According to data released by the Indian tourism ministry, the number of Bangladeshis seeking treatment in India is increasing day by day. According to figures released by India’s Ministry of Tourism, the inflow of medical tourists from Bangladesh has surged by 83% in the last three years. In 2015, a total of 120,388 Bangladeshis travelled to India for medical treatment, the figure rising to 221,751 in 2017. “India is a cheap h...