Medical Tourism which is sometimes referred to as “Health Tourism” has various definitions. According to The World Tourism Organization Medical Tourism is ‘using services which lead to a boost in a person’s health or morale (with the help of medical techniques, the weather, etc.) which happens away from that person’s home’. In short Medical Tourism is using world class services and facilities at low and unbelievable prices.
In Iran, Medical Tourism trustees include: Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran (ICHTO), Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Compared to other countries the development and expansion of Medical Tourism requires more cooperation. Medical tourists are usually from countries like Azerbaijan Republic, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Kuwait, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, and Bahrain.
Most people travel to Iran for one of the following purposes:
Tehran which is Iran’s capital enjoys well-known medical specialists and terrific facilities in its hospitals and clinics. Being close to Alborz mountain’s hillside has made Tehran’s weather really nice. While using medical services, you can also spend time sightseeing.read more
Mashhad is a religious city with fine medical equipment and facilities. Imam Reza’s shrine, specialized and experienced clinics and hospitals for beauty and medical services have made this city one of the first choices for Medical Tourism. read more
Shiraz is one of the destinations for Medical Tourism due to its renowned doctors, high quality treatment centers, and nice weather. Shiraz hosts many tourists from Iraq because it is a religious city and close to this country. read more
Yazd is a historical city and has many historical attractions and is among the best cities for Medical Tourism. The presence of 545 specialized doctors, 915 general practitioners, 300 dentists, and 15 hospitals have made Yazd a destination for many tourists. This city is better known for infertility and cardiology treatments, because Yazd’s infertility center is Iran and middle east’s first infertility treatment center and many travel to Yazd from other countries to come to this center.
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