Delhi has a wide range of public sector and private hospitals along with medical
college hospitals and nursing homes. It is seen as an emerging hub for healthcare
and has a growing medical tourism industry. As in most countries, private hospitals
provide better quality service and treatment but are costlier than government-run
centres. These are generally preferred by the middle, upper class and expat
community. Private healthcare has flourished in India in the last decade owing
to the long queues and impersonal service in government-run hospitals. Most
private hospitals have contracts with various insurance companies making better
treatment more accessible. There are plenty of private hospitals in the city.
The hospitals are well equipped with the latest technologies and specialist
Some of the most reputed hospitals in Delhi are:
here for a complete list of hospitals in Delhi.
There is no shortage of pharmacies in the city. Pharmacies offer a number of
over-the-counter drugs and are generally quite well stocked with prescription
drugs as well. It is quite common to find pharmacies in the vicinity of general
here for a complete listing of pharmacies located in Delhi.
You can also find 24 hour pharmacies at various locations spread across the city. Click here for a listing of pharmacies open 24/7.