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Health Tourism in Türkiye 

Health Tourism in Türkiye

Organizations in the health sector not only serve people in their own country, but also serve patients coming from abroad. This movement, created by a significant number of patients, is called health tourism. Türkiye has a very special place in the competitive environment with its qualified human resources, the most up-to-date equipment and health facilities. Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients come to Türkiye to receive health services. Türkiye ranks second in the world in terms of the number of hospitals accredited to Joint Commission International (JCI).

Health Tourism can be examined in five sections:

1. Thermal Spa tourism

2. Spa - wellness

3. Elderly tourism

4. Disabled tourism

5. Medical tourism

Health tourism has become one of the alternative tourism options with the development of the tourism sector in the world and in Türkiye. Besides seasonal coastal tourism, health tourism spread over twelve months gains importance. With international agreements, social security institutions or insurance companies offer their patients the opportunity to be treated in Türkiye.

Türkiye has many advantages, especially being inexpensive, for medical tourism, which aims to heal the disease, protect and improve the health of both those in need of rehabilitation and other patients with high quality and more economically. Thermal springs in Türkiye are in the 1st place in Europe and 7th in the world.

With Türkiye's suitable climate, historical and touristic values, the psychological effects of the health problem can be eliminated with a pleasant holiday after the trip for health purposes. In many content shared on social media accounts, there are examples of both very high quality health care and a vacation with a health service budget that you can get in your own country.

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