The Turkish health sector has a special interest from the Turkish government and is technologically and professionally developed. Its doctors are highly experienced and skilled, making Turkey the world’s third-largest health hub. Health care in Turkey is integrated into the expertise of doctors, the availability of health centers and hospitals with a high level of health and accuracy in diagnosis.
Each year nearly 150,000 people come for treatment in the new destination of health in Europe, Turkey. Experts emphasize that the tendency of foreign tourists to receive treatment in Turkey is due to the high level of health care in Turkey and provides the high quality health and efficiency of Turkish doctors, in addition to the moderate prices of treatment compared with similar in the West. Due to Turkey’s status as a tourist and historical city that forms the bridge between the East and the West, tourists traveling for the purpose of treating them are a pinch of tourism and wandering.
Turkey is committed to all international health agreements. All hospitals in Turkey are equipped with the latest technological equipment. Turkish hospitals have proven their progress in oncology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, hair transplantation, ophthalmology and dentistry.
In addition, many hospitals in Turkey are specialized in robotic surgery CyberKnife, bone marrow transplantation and organ transplantation. The Department of Medical Tourism at the Ministry of Health provides 24-hour communication throughout the week, and translation services are available to customers.
All doctors in Turkey have health insurance in the event of any error by the doctor. The insurance covers all the necessary compensation for the patient. This is a clear indication of the commitment of the Turkish hospitals to international laws and knowledge. It should be noted that the Ministry of Health in Turkey to inspect the hospitals twice every year in accordance with a strict system to check the level of medical equipment and technology used and compliance with the standards required.
The Ministry of Health of Turkey is keen to push the health sector forward always, which led to the flourishing of medical tourism. According to a study conducted by the Ministry of Health in cooperation with the Gazi University in Istanbul, medical tourism has increased significantly since 2008, and the cities of Istanbul and Gaziantep have advanced and lead the way in this field.