It is in this context, the International Conference on Global Health & Medical Tourism (GloHMT) co-organised by IIM Kozhikode and IIHMR University, Jaipur attempts to bring in the academicians, medical practitioners, CEOs of hospitals, pharmaceutical, and surgical instruments companies to jointly discuss and deliberate through plenary sessions, panel discussion, and paper presentations on the theme Global Health and Medical Tourism.


Particulars Date
Online submission of abstract/extended abstract February 25, 2019
Intimation of acceptance February 28, 2019
Registration deadline March 01, 2019
Conference Date March 07-13, 2019
March 7-10, 2019 @ IIM Kozhikode
March 12-13, 2019 @ IIHMR Jaipur

Call for Paper

Suggested topics (but not limited to) for the conference include the following related to Global Health & Medical Tourism


Alternative Healthcare Medicine (AYUSH)
Artifical Intelligence in healthcare
Capacity and Leadership Development
Digital Health Care: The 4.0 Way (Telemedicine, SNS, apps etc.)
Ethical Perspectives
Global Healthcare Economics
Global Marketing
Health Insurance
Innovations in global healthcare: opportunities and challenges for India
Lean Six Sigma in healthcare
Managing Human Resources
Management Perspectives to Medical Tourism/Healthcare Management
Mindfulness, Yoga, Wellness and Meditation – New Arena
Pharmacovigilance & Legal issues
Policy perspectives regarding medical tourism – the way forward
Project Management
Role of Communication and Soft Skills
Socio-Cultural Issues
State-of-the-art Facilities
Trends & Challenges
Waste Management Issues
Women and Child Healthcare

Conference Theme

Medical tourism, more broadly health and wellness tourism, refers to the industry in which people from across the globe travel to other countries to get medical care, and simultaneously, visit the indigenous fascinations of the country.

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Venue: IIM Kozhikode

Spread over about 100 acres of land, the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is the 5th IIM to be established by Government of India as an Institute of National Importance. The Institute is truly living up to its motto of 'Globalizing Indian Thought'.

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Co-hosted by: IIHMR University

Established in 1984, IIHMR University is a leading knowledge institution of the country engaged in teaching, research and training in the domains of public health, health and hospital administration, pharmaceutical management and rural development.

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