Medical travel and tourism have emerged for many reasons and exists long time ago. The sector is not only limited to one country but also attracts the attention of many countries and regions around the world. Economic development, creating a positive image to the country in the international market as well as using alternative tourism to distribute the country’s tourism season with many goals, In this article, MCT will examine top medical travel destinations and find answer; Why patients prefer to undergo treatment in these countries;
1# Medical Travel in Turkey
Turkey has a significant share in the world tourism movement, owned infrastructure facilities, quality health services, skilled manpower, competitive price advantages, and government support. Advantages of the geographical location as well as quality tourism management combined with favourable climate conditions. It has unique natural and historical riches with the well-known Turkish hospitality give great opportunity to be lead the sector which has been gaining more and more shares in the field of medical tourism.
The advantages of travelling to Turkey for Medical Treatment
* Superior technology and high number of qualified manpower makes Turkey is one of the leading player in health sector.
*Turkey has great advantages of mathematical position as well as the convenience of being at intersection of Europe.
*To have the technical (physical and technological) infrastructure and the qualification level of education and experience.
*It has a high level of standardization and the high number of international accredited institutions.
*Turkey ranks seventh in terms of thermal resources available in the world and first in Europe.
*High quality tourism facilities and well-trained foreign language personnel.
*Medical treatment costs in Turkey are lower by at least 70% when compared to similar procedures in European countries.
*Tailor-made services and no wait list.
*Significant cost savings compared to domestic private healthcare.
*Recently, high success rate of organ transplants in the world.
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