In Turkey, there is no waiting list.
Hospitals and health-care institutions are in compliance with international standards and provide state of the art technologies and medical equipments.

Introduction Video of Turkey
by Ministry Of Culture and Tourism of Turkey

WHY TURKEY?

According to data by the Turkish Ministry of Health, it is estimated that approximately 480,000 foreign patients benefited from Turkish health-care tourism opportunities in 2014 while at average 42 million tourists visited Turkey same year.

AT A GLANCE

  • No waiting list
  • Qualified & Skilfull Health-care professionals
  • Quality services
  • Modern cutting-edge medical technologies
  • Socio-cultural similarities
  • Diverse tourism activities to complement medical treatment
  • Government incentives and bilateral agreements to support health-care tourism as a government policy
  • Regional hubs of foreign insurance & assistance companies and factories of international pharmaceuticals

AFFORDABLE TREATMENT COST

Treatment costs in Turkey are 70%-80% less than the prices in Europe, North America and the UK. For example, By-pass surgery costs 125,000USD-200,000USD in the USA while it costs around 40.000USD in experienced hands in Turkey.

FLUENCY IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Majority of health-care professionals are fluent in foreign languages and many doctors are in scientific co-operation with the USA and the European countries and contribute to the writing of various studies and International Guidelines and Standards.

DIVERSE QUALITY SERVICES

Turkey is famous for diverse health-care tourism activities.

E.g.: Medical treatment (advanced treatments, cardio-vascular surgery, radiotherapy, organ transplant, In-vitro Fertilization (IVF), cancer surgeries and oncology, plastic surgery, ophtalmology, dental care and implantology, pediatrics and dialysis etc.), thermal waters (wellness, cures, spa ), physio-therapy, anti-aging, tourism for the disabled and the elderly.

The largest ophtalmology clinics network in the world is in Istanbul while Turkey ranks no. 7 in the world with its perfect geothermal and mineral rich waters.

TURKISH MINISTRY OF HEALTH HAS 87 BILATERAL CO-OPERATION AGREEMENTS WITH 53 COUNTRIES

Health-Care Professionals and Institutions in compliance with International Standards

1424

PUBLIC (874) + PRIVATE (550) HOSPITALS

69

UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS

480000

SATISFIED PATIENTS IN 2014

52

JCI ACCREDITED HOSPITALS

Video: Introduction to Turkey

"So many words come to mind when you see the beauty of Turkey. Not only beautiful but also unique, not only sights but unforgettable experiences. Turkey offers nothing less than a good life with happy memories."

Turkey is Preferred for Health-Care Tourism:

by Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Libya, the Netherlands, France, Bulgaria, Greece, Syria, Azerbaijan, Iran, the Central Asian and the Middle-Eastern countries

Due to affordable treatment costs, no waiting list, state of the art medical technologies, many specialised health-care professionals, relatives in Turkey; easy, faster and cost-effective access to services that are not covered by insurance schemes in their country, access to modern medical services that require specialisation and experience; socio-cultural similarities and excellent tourism activities for leisure and relaxation.

CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND WARM HOSPITALITY

With its history and culture, Turkey is a mosaic. Since it is bridging the continents and cultures, any tourist easily finds a piece from himself/herself. For this reason, Turkish people are known as one of the most welcoming, hospitable and tolerant societies in the world.

TOURISM ACTIVITIES COMPLEMENTING MEDICAL TREATMENT

Before or after a treatment, medical tourists have the liberty of relaxing and enjoying their time at one of those 352 blue flagged pristine beaches during 300 sunny days and of discovering many historic sites and local cuisine.

Turkey is one of the most advantageous countries, in view of its geostrategic position between 3 continents.

In radius of 4 hours’ flight distance, Turkey has an opportunity to provide heatlh-care services for 1,5 billion people. Turkish Airlines, flying to the highest number of destinations in the world, subsidizes some part of each flight ticket of a health-care tourist between 200USD-1000USD, as part of government policy.

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