Turkey has one of the most advanced healthcare systems in Mediterranean region and is an expert on all leading technologies. Turkey has the largest number of internationally accredited hospitals in the world. Every Turk is eligible for a universal healthcare insurance through which he/she can undergo quality and advanced medical care at free cost in Turkey. This hereby made the healthcare affordable and accessible.
Istanbul, one of well-developed city in Turkey, is well connected to important cities of the world like London, New York, Tokyo and Chicago. Many health centers in Istanbul generates almost half of their revenue from their foreign patients. Turkey’s Health Ministry intends to increase the number of medical tourists to 2 million by 2023 by introducing tax-free health care zones specifically tailored for foreign patients.
Most of Turkey’s healthcare sector is government-affiliated public hospitals with doctors and other professionals of excellent calibre. Turkey is known for its world-class dental and cosmetic treatment facilities with highly trained surgeons. Every treatment centre in Turkey is set up in a vacation-like environment, so patient can feel relaxed when they undergo their treatment.
Turkey is famous for its hospitality towards their guest and still follows a famous old saying, "the host always pays for the meal". Turkey is a country whose population is a mix of the native Turks, Arabs, and other Europeans. Although the official language is Turkish, most of the population can speak fluent English. Tourism agencies offer tour guides and translators at very nominal rates.