Turkey to organize health tourism summit in London
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
DHA PhotoThe Turkish Health Ministry will organize a health tourism summit in London between June 25 and 27, a ministry official said May 11.
“Turkish trade delegations will take an opportunity to cooperate with NHS [National Health Services] officials, insurance company officials, investors and agencies at the summit,” the director-general of health development under the ministry, Ömer Tontuş, told the Anadolu Agency.
The summit’s aim is to provide an opportunity to entrepreneurs and investors in the health tourism sector and pave the way for British people to choose Turkey instead of India for health tourism, said Tontuş.
He said that organ transplantation, test-tube baby procedures, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, cardiology, orthopedics and traumatology, plastic surgery and mouth and dental health will be discussed at the summit.
The Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Afyon Kocatepe University will also support the summit. Information will be provided about the physical treatment and rehabilitation services in Turkey throughout the summit.
Domestic and foreign speakers are expected to attend the summit, he added.