TURKEY IS IN TOP 5 WORLD HEALTH TOURISM

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TURKEY IS IN THE TOP 5 IN HEALTH TOURISM

A picture of Turkey’s health tourism has been taken, accordingly over the past 10 years, Turkey’s medical tourism revenues and the number of foreign patients coming to Turkey for health surgery and treatments have almost tripled.

Turkey is among the top three fastest growing countries in the world in the field of health tourism and in between the top in total health services exports. In the field of medical tourism (treatment of patients who cross the borders of the country) Turkey is in the top 5. According to the figures In 2018 around 420,000 foreigner patients arrived to Turkey bringing revenue of $ 1.5 billion USD, this figure in 2019 increased to 551,748 patients with $ 2 billion USD revenue.
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In the 2020 period the total of 1 million 700 thousand foreign patients came to Turkey where health tourism revenue exceeded $ 12 billion USD. Turkey’s medical tourism sector predicts that this figure will reach $ 20 billion in 2023 as Turkey is also an advantageous country compared to its competitors in terms of price vs. the quality of health tourism.

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For health tourism in Turkey in order to contribute to the goal of becoming a higher regional hub, iHealth, “Turkey’s value oriented medical tourism on the report prepared as part of the strengthening project the results were shared with the public at a press conference held in Antalya hotspot destination.

Overall tourism revenues with high added value of medical tourism for the development of the health sector stepped in and continued to be a significant source of financing that is underlined in a report at the same time an important source of foreign exchange for our country is a net exporter position that has been stated.

“Over the past 10 years, Turkey’s medical tourism revenues and the number of foreigners coming to Turkey have nearly tripled. Turkey is among the top 3 fastest growing countries in the world in the field of health tourism and in between the top in total health services exports. In the field of medical tourism (treatment of patients who cross the borders of the country), Turkey is in the top 5. With its qualified workforce and modern infrastructure, Turkey has the potential to export services higher than its current position. Although it was negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, 2021 was the year when the sector captured pre-pandemic income and patient figures.”

Turkey iHealth said that the distance and the high point that Turkey has traveled in the last 20 years in the health system is a transformation that will enter the health policy literature in the world, and said, “Our country has become an important brand in many areas such as health infrastructure, health information technologies, physician and treatment quality. The purpose and mission of the Ministry of Health with it’s Agency network is to promote this brand value to the world while ensuring that these services can be offered to more world citizens at the best standard.
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“Our main goals is to contribute to our country as one of the top 3 destinations in the world in the field of medical, wellness and health tourism.”

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