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Health tourism in Turkey saw an increase of 27.3 per cent

February 18, 2019 / travelandtourworld

More than 551,748 tourists visited Turkey for health-oriented services showing an increase of 27.3 per cent as compared to the last year as per the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) data. While the number of people visiting Turkey for the same purpose in the last 10 years recorded a total of 3.2 million. There has been significant investments in health tourism mainly in hospital and thermal facilities .Ankara Health Tourism Association (ASTUD) Chairman Fatih Somuncu stated that Turkey is visited by citizens from different nations for the treatment of almost every health problem. Turkey is mostly preferred for surgeries and operations related to eye diseases, oncology, orthopedics, aesthetics and hair transplantation.