Iran is one of the oldest civilizations of the world, the land of unique historical places, natural touristic sites, delicious traditional food and recently, known as one of the centers of Medical Tourism.
As medical tourism spread across the world, Iran with the least range of medical treatment cost and high standards in medical research and health care services, could become a distinctive destination. Some of the world’s best highly experienced and skilled doctors and modern and private health care facilities are here to answer all your needs of any kind.
Iran has now become an affordable and attractive destination for worldwide medical tourism, Representing the highest quality healthcare services at a much lower costs level and (absolutely) zero waiting time. Regardless to say, the hospitals and clinics in Iran are equipped with the latest technologies.
Healthcare in IRAN
Iran is one of the best countries in Education & Training for Health Professionals. The country boasts over 50 medical schools, more than 3000 medical students are educated each year. Now more than 20 hospitals with English speaking doctors are ready to serve international patients in Tehran and other megacities of Iran.
In 2013, Bloomberg News ranked Iran among “top 50” most efficient healthcare system ahead of United States and Brazil. Its important to note that In Iran, an extensive network of public clinics offers primary health care services at low cost.
The country has a reputation for its medical excellence and is a truly unique tourist destination ,quickly becoming a pioneer in the field of medical tourism.
In August 2014, Iran hosted the first Conference and Exhibition of Health Tourism for Economic Cooperation Organization. In this event representatives of the health ministries as well as ambassadors from 9 ECO members, such as the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) envoy, and the representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have taken part.
Based on a high level of professionalism, service quality, very well-developed and regularly monitored regulations by the Health Tourism Committee and advanced high quality standards, the hospitals and clinics are equipped with latest technologies offering patients a wide range of medical treatments and efficient medical services.
Iran has also reformed its regulation and visa policy in granting medical visas. In an attempt to boost its tourism sector, the country has now eased its regulations in obtaining medical visas for those who wish to take advantage of the country’s well educated and skilled professionals and highly advanced medical facilities along with their families for a pleasant medical-holiday package travel.
Over 30,000 medical tourists enter Iran each year. Recently the country witnessed a 30% increase in number of tourists who travel to Iran in order to receive medical treatments.
Affordability is definitely the number one factor in Iran’s medical services and treatments compared to other countries. Thousands of medical procedures are available at a competitively lower cost therefor making a medical trip to Iran is economically reasonable.
What You Can Expect?
Medical Tourism in Iran undergoes complex surgical procedure in the hands of highly trained professionals and medical specialists. You can enjoy their recovery time in multi star hotel hospitals and also an exquisite holiday in Iran.
You can expect to find highly trained professionals in internationally accredited hospitals and clinics and facilities. All hospitals and clinics in Iran are required to have a valid license to operate in health tourism. Iran’s internationally accredited hospitals are equipped with the latest technologies and medical experts to offer high quality and affordable surgical procedures.
Those who are looking for medical tourism and also those who wish to take advantage of Iran’s world renowned cosmetic professionals, can also take this opportunity to enjoy Iran’s four seasonal climate and indulge in its exquisite cuisine. The country’s historical, cultural, and natural attractions along with its traditional etiquette of hospitality will turn any medical procedure into a trip of a lifetime with cherished memories unlike any other medical experiment you’ve had before.
The Persian people are known for their hospitality. Ask any backpacker who has ever been to Iran and they will share the experience with you.