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Nepal: Adding Healthcare Destination

The medical travel industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing segment of tourism industry despite the global economic downturn. Asian countries like India, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore medical tourism market is booming, India is one of the key medical tourism destinations in Asia with over 500,000 foreign patients getting treatment annually. India having target of 9 billion USD opportunities by 2020 through adequate focus and effective execution by medical tourism segment.

Nepal needs to focus on quality of treatment, implement international accreditation for safety of patient, develop international protocols, approach to international insurance through TPA modality, develop network of healthcare facilitator, collaboration and partnership with international hospitals to develop the medical tourism destination.

Nepal already tested the success of treatment at affordable and low cost packages in all over the world. Our transplant centers crossed more than 800 kidney transplant, successfully performed Liver Transplants, world’s best performed in ophthalmology, great success of Bone Marrow Transplants, world-class quality of joint replacement, the best nursing care and hospitality with Nepalese culture “Atithi Debo Bhava”.

Nepal is top most favorite destination for tourism; here we have world heritage places and only one Hindu country and country of Lord Buddha for Peace, a country of Herbs and Mount Everest.

Nepal is developing as a preferred healthcare destination for patients across the globe. Here, healthcare service providers upgrading their technology, capacity and implementing international accreditation of quality of treatment.

Our endeavour, through the “Medical Tourism Asia Summit –2019” is to showcase Nepal and its immense pool of medical capabilities as well as create opportunities for healthcare collaborations between the participating countries.

Key stakeholders for Medical Tourism Ecosystem:


    • State of the art Hospitals & Medical Colleges with Excellent Infrastructure
    • Largest pool of highly qualified and skilled doctors trained from Europe, USA, Australia, India and China.
    • Well trained & caring nurses and paramedical staff
    • Latest and highly advanced medical devices
    • Affordable treatment at costs just 20%-25% of what it would cost in other countries
    • Absence of waiting time for treatment.
    • Easy Visa processing almost on arrival of major countries
    • Fluent English-speaking and International languages speaking doctors, nurses and paramedical staff means no language problem for International patients
    • Large number of private hospitals and medical colleges that are approved with the Govt. of Nepal, Ministry of Health Standards and some hospitals and laboratories NABH, NABL and ISO 9001:2015 QMS certified.


    The objective of this summit is to promote Nepal and partnership opportunity as a new global Medical Tourism Destination and to enable streamlined medical services & education exports from Nepal.