Today, there is an annual traffic of 30 million people who go out of their countries within the scope of health tourism in order to receive quality health services with more affordable prices and shorter waiting times. Health tourism expenditures in the world are expressed with approximately 500 Billion Dollars
Our country’s target for 2023 in health tourism is to reach 1.5 million health tourists and 10 billion dollars health tourism income
Our country, within a 4-hour flight distance, has an important geographical location that appeals to approximately 1 billion people and 57 countries. Thanks to the ease of transportation through Turkish Airlines, a national airline brand that flies to most destinations in the world (120 countries, 299 cities and 302 airports), Turkey is considered as the ideal region for health tourism .
In recent years, our country, thanks to the high quality health service delivery which has been reached with the Health Transformation Program, offers both the quality well-deserved health service to our citizens and rises to the top among the most preferred countries in the world with its rapidly developing health tourism potential. Our aim is to meet the demands of those who want to receive quality, fast and effective health care services all over the world, especially in our neighbouring countries
With highly specialized qualified human resources in the medical staff at our health facilities, its geographical structure, seasonal advantages, quality health service provision, world-class technological and medical equipment, affordable price advantage compared to Europe, thermal underground resources at the top place in the world, young and dynamic population compared to the rapidly growing elderly population in the world as well as traditional Turkish hospitality , Turkey’s is the shining star of the world and our studies has been continuing for Turkey to be one of the most preferred countries in health tourism.