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North Korea to Launch Medical Tourism, Targeting Visitors from China 06 Dec 2019

North Korea to Launch Medical Tourism, Targeting Visitors from China

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.

12 hospitals in Mashhad ready for medical tourists 22 Dec 2018

12 hospitals in Mashhad ready for medical tourists

 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 to host two Intl. health tourism conferences in 2019 18 Dec 2018

Iran to host two Intl. health tourism conferences in 2019

 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 […]

Call for private sector’s greater role in medical tourism 08 Nov 2017

Call for private sector’s greater role in medical tourism

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 […]