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HEALTH TOURISM IN
TURKEY

T.R.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

HEAD of HEALTH TOURISM

DEPARTMENT

DR. DURSUN AYDIN



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GENERAL INFORMATION:

TURKEY



Population: 74.725.000



3rd fastest growing economy in the world



16th biggest economy in the world



32 million tourists coming from 95 countries



Leader country on health in the region



In the last decade, our health system has reached

international standards



Our standards and service quality level is now equal to the

Western countries



All of our citizens can have health service from public and

private health institutions



Thousands of citizens would go to the West and other

countries but now, 262.000 patients come to Turkey for

treatment

HEALTH in TURKEY

NUMBER OF HEALTH INSTITUTIONS in TURKEY

6

TURKEY (2011)

Number

of
Institutions

Ministry

of
Health

840

Private

503

University

65

Others

45

TOTAL

1453

7

HEALTH INDICATORS IN NUMBERS

Total

Population

0
-
14
Age

60+
Age

65+
Age

Annual

Population

Growth

74.724.269

%25,3

%10,8

%7,3

‰ 12,01

Number

of Organ
Transplantation

(2011)

Kidney

2923

Liver

904

Heart

93

TOTAL

3920

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HEALTH INDICATORS IN NUMBERS

2011

Medical

Equipment
/1.000.000
People

OECD

Turkey

MR

12,5

10,5

CT

22,6

14,6

2011

Medical

Equipment

Type

MR

BT

USG

ECHO

Cyberknife

Robotic

Surgery

Ministry

of
Health

-

-

-

-

3

3

Other

Insitutions

-

-

-

-

4

9

TOTAL

781

1088

3775

1181

7

12

9

10

11

12

Total

Number

Health

Personnel
/
100.000
people

Personnel

Type

Turkey

Turkey

European

Union

All

Physicians

126.029

169

326

Practitioner

Physicians

39.712

53

87

Specialist

Physicians

66.064

88

239

Dentists

21.099

28

61

Pharmaceutists

26.089

35

77

Midwives

&
Nurses

51.905

308

571

Other

Health

Personnel

110.862

148

-

NUMBER OF HEALTH

PERSONNEL in DETAIL

13

14

15

16

17

18

TYPES of HEALTH TOURISM



Medical Tourism:
is

international

patients’ getting

health

service
from

health

institutions

with

the

purpose

of
treatment

and

rehabilitation
.


T
h
ermal

T
o
uri
s
m
and

Medi
c
al SPA:

is
that

international

patients

receive

thermal

water

and

hotel

service
with

comprehensive

medical

applications

such

as
medical

massage

and

peloid
.


Retired

and

Disabled

Tourism
:
is
the

kind

of
health

tourism

in
which

their

care
,
rehabilitation

and

medical

treatment

are

together
.

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HEALTH TECHNOLOGY in OUR
COUNTRY




All types of operations and surgeries and related crew



Robotic Surgery



Cyberknife



Tomotherapy



All types of Imaging Systems such as CT, MR, etc.



All types of Transplantations



Stemcell Transplantation and Bone Marrow Transplantation



All types of Dental and Ophthalmic Services



All types of Oncologic Treatment Methods

Source:
T.R. Ministry of Health, Department of Health Tourism

TOTAL NUMBER OF HEALTH TOURISTS

COMING TO TURKEY IN 2008
-
2012

23

0
1000
2000
3000
4000
5000
6000
Almanya
Bulgaristan
Azerbaycan
Irak
Romanya
Libya
İngiltere
Hollanda
Rusya
ABD
5787

5277

4106

4042

3654

3568

2541

2475

1292

1171


Germany

Bulgaria

Azerbaijan

Iraq

Romania

Libya
England

Holland

Russia

USA

Number

of
Health

Tourists

in
Turkey



2011 (Top 10
Countries
)

0
2000
4000
6000
8000
10000
12000
14000
16000
18000
20000
18155

13740

6552

4944

2610

2153

1871

1230

1107

1079


Germany

Russia

Holland

Azerbaijan

France

Georgia
Iraq

Ukraine

Belgium

Iran

Number

of
Tourist’s

Health

Patients

in
Turkey



2011 (Top 10
Countries
)

2013
-
2017 STRATEGIC ACTION PLAN

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Strategic

Goal
;

to

continue

to

improve

health

system

by

being

a





vehicle

to

help

Turkey’s

economic

and

social





development

and

global

health
.



Strate
gic

Target
;

to

enhance

health

tourism

in

Turkey
:


Promoting

and

attracting

in

within

health

tourism
,



Improving

the

quality

of

service

provided

within

health

tourism
,



Extending

the

scope

of

health

tourism

service,



Enhancing

the

management

of

health

tourism
.


2023 VISION in HEALTH TOURISM

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2023 VISION in HEALTH TOURISM

OUR PUBLICATIONS on HEALTH
TOURISM

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INTERNATIONAL PATIENT ASSISTANCE UNIT

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www.healthtourism.gov.tr


AIM in HEALTH FREE ZONES

-

To improve health tourism in Turkey,

-

To increase foreign investment,

-

To increase employment and attract brain drain,

-

To train more international health personnel (such as

University and R&D)

-

To accelerate high health technology entry,

-

To make Turkey an attraction center on Health in the world,

-

To establish a well developed and example health tourism

destination.


ADVANTAGES of HFZs


-

It

is

being

planned

to

provide

service

for

foreign

patients,

-

There

will

be

many

tax

advantages

for

investors

(Social


Security

premium,

VAT,

etc
.
),

-

There

will

be

cheap

infrastructure

and

investment

for

the


investor,


-

During

application

and

operation

periods,

all

kinds

of


bureaucracy

will

be

minimized,

-

All

local

and

global

investors

will

equally

benefit

from


free

zone

incentives

and

advantages,

-

Some

of

regulations

may

not

be

applied

in

the

HFZs,

-

There

may

be

100
%

foreign

investors,

-

Personnel

(doctors,

nurses,

etc
.
)

who

do

not

speak


Turkish

can

be

employed
.

-
It

will

be

close

to

an

international

airport
.

ADVANTAGES of HFZs

POSSIBLE INVESTMENS in HFZs

-

Health institutions such as Hospitals, Rehabilitation Centers,

-

Thermal tourism facilities,

-

Retired community villages / Wellness Resorts,

-

Health Villages (Hospitals, Universities, R&D centers, Social

Complexes, Sport Areas, etc.),

-

University and health academies

-

Health Technocity,


TURKEY HEALTH FREE ZONE SAMPLE

TURKEY HEALTH FREE ZONE SAMPLE

HEALTH TOURISM TARGET


“ To Become the Leader in
the

Region

in Health
Tourism with Quality and Economic Health
Service”

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THANK YOU!

E
-
Mail:

-

info
@
healthtourism
.gov.tr