Healthcare consultancy firm Global Medicare and Uday Tour and Travel have entered into an agreement to promote Indian medical facilities overseas with a view to tap the growing medical tourism industry. As per the MoU, Global Medicare would provide technical knowhow and professional inputs, while Uday Tours would undertake promotional activities overseas and make all travel arrangements of clients, Uday Tour said in a release. The companies would target clients in the US, UK, South Africa, Middle East and Australia. The treatment would be offered in areas such as cardiac surgery, orthopaedics, oncology and plastic surgery. Further, Uday Tour also planned to offer Ayurvedic treatment and Yoga in Kerala for post-operative recovery, it said. Source:PTI News << Site of Sleep Regulation Identified in Fruit Flies Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms Without Consulting Doctors >> Recommended Reading Medical Tourism Medical tourism can be broadly defined as provision of ''cost effective'' private medical care in collaboration with the tourism industry for patients needing surgical and other forms of specialized treatment. READ MORE Medical Tourism-The Road Ahead Medical Tourism has become a serious enterprise in India over the last two years. However some hospitals have been practicing it for quite a few years. READ MORE What is Medicare / Medicaid? Medicaid / Medicare are different governmental programs that provide medical and health-related services to specific groups of people in U.S. and managed by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Sinopril (2mg) (Lacidipine) Daily Calorie Requirements Selfie Addiction Calculator More News on: Medical Tourism-The Road AheadTravelMedical TourismWhat is Medicare / Medicaid?