The Effect Of Covid-19 On Medical Tourism In Quetta
Author: Syed Raheel Shah

COVID-19 has affected every industry in the world and among them the most affected industry is tourism in which medical tourism have a major portion.COVID-19 has affected medical tourism negatively, In Quetta major portion of populous private hospitals are dependent on the medical tourists as their 70-80 percent patients are international medical tourist and medical tourists of different regions of Baluchistan. This study is qualitative in nature; for the purpose of this study 58 respondents have been interviewed. Study also analyzes the economic effect of medical tourism on the locals of Quetta as well. Locals of Quetta city has been affected from the pandemic as large amount of locals are dependent on the medical tourism industry. Due to pandemic their financial assets have been affected very badly. During the period of pandemic people were spending from the amount which they saved from their earnings, as before pandemic they were able to earn enough amount to survive and save. But now due to decrease in the amount of medical tourists they are now earning only to survive and unable to save. Supervisor:- Dr. Muhammad Jehangir Khan

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Supervisor: Muhammad Jehangir Khan

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