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Saturday, June 9, 2018

Defining Medical Tourism and Health and Wellness Tourism

Defining Medical Tourism and Health and Wellness Tourism
History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India, South Asia   -1
 By: Bhishma Kukreti (Medical Tourism Historian)
  As far as Medical Tourism, Health and wellness Tourism is concern, the concept had been there ince human came in existence. However, it was not defined in past because people did not use medical services for earning, becoming rich  or attracting tourist for earning.
 Now days, when tourism and medical became major source of earning marketing fellows started defining medical tourism and health and wellness tourism as well.
    Hume and DeMicco (2007) define Medical tourism as “The process of travelling another country to for receive medical , dental and surgical care (1)”  
 Carrera and Bridges defined health and wellness tourism as “the organized travel outside one’s local environment for maintenance, enhancement or restoration of individual’s wellbeing in mind and body (2)”  
     Reddy et all (2010) define as “tourism (domestic or International) for the primary purpose of invasive, diagnostic and life style treatments (3)”
 For writing History of Medical, Health and Wellness tourism and wellness in India is concerned, the author will discuss following major aspects
History aspects of medicines, places, doctors, patient visiting medical centers, doctors visiting to patients, doctor visiting for teaching, doctor visiting getting medical knowledge, institution etc.
     This author will discuss periodical evolution of treatments for Body, Mind and paramedical aspects in India.  

References
1 , 2,o 3, Fredrick J. DeMicco, 2017,  Medical  Tourism and Wellness: Hospitality Bridging Healthcare ,(H2H), Apple Academic Press , Canada,   



Copyright @ Bhishma Kukreti , 21/5/2018
  History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India will be continued in – 2
History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India  , North India , South Asia;, History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India  , South India; South Asia, History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , East India, History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India  , West India, South Asia; History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India  , Central India, South Asia; History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India , Bangladesh , South Asia; History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India, Pakistan , South Asia;  History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India  , Myanmar, South Asia to be continued