North Korea plans to branch out into medical tourism next year, offering foreign visitors, most likely from China, treatments including cataract surgery, dental implants and therapy for tumors.
Some 12 hospitals in the northwestern city of Mashhad, Khorasan province, have so far gained the license to admit international patients, a senior official said. Mohammad Esmail Khayami, the head of Medical Tourism Department at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, said on Saturday that some 12 hospitals have been granted the permits to offer medical […]
Iran is set to host two international conferences on medical tourism in 2019, a senior official at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education said. Mohammad Jahangiri, head of International Healthcare Association, said on Tuesday that the “5th Conference on Health Tourism in Islamic Countries” and the “2nd Conference and Exhibition of Health Tourism for […]
TEHRAN – The Iranian health minister has urged the private sector to boost participation in development of the country’s medical tourism sector. “The Ministry of Health supports [such a] medical tourism sector that is directed by the private sector based on competitive prices,” Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi said in an address to a medical tourism conference held […]