Iran Medical Tourism Generates $1.2 billion Annually
Iran earns $1.2 billion from medical tourism annually.
Deputy Health Minister made the announcement at the Second Economic Cooperation Organization Conference and Exhibition on Health Tourism held in Ardabil on Tuesday.
“The number of foreign nationals traveling to Iran to receive medical care has increased tenfold over the past decade to reach 300,000 annually,” ISNA quoted the official as saying.
Noting that the main sources of health tourists to Iran are Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Pakistan, Deputy Health Minister said Iran has set its sights on becoming the region’s medical tourism hub.
Source: financialtribune.com2019 July 1