Kenya Healthcare Industry
In Kenya there is scarcity of medical resources, both in technology and personnel. East Africans spent about $1 billion seeking medical healthcare in India annually. The Indian companies marketing in East Africa can provide cheaper health-care than private African hospitals. They can deploy managerial and technical experts from its operation in India, where about 25,000 medical tourists seek attention annually.
According to the Indian High Commission, Indian hospitals received 18,000 Africans on medical visa in 2012, and they spent approximately USD 260 millions. According to Rohini Sridhar, Chief Operating Officer of Apollo Hospitals, the number of international patients visiting the hospital has been witnessing an increase of 20% every year.