Why is Health Tourism Recommended in Iran?

Medical tourism is considered one of the branches of the tourism industry. Today, much attention is paid to health tourism in Iran because it improves access to healthcare services for people with different health backgrounds and budgets. With the advancement of medical tourism in Iran, the country has become one of the main hubs for receiving different medical treatments -especially plastic surgeries- in the Middle East. You can contact one of the Iran health agencies to apply for an Iran medical visa, book accommodation, and benefit from the country's high-standard healthcare services.

Why Was Medical Tourism Formed?

  • A long queue to start the treatment process;
  • Lack of medical facilities in the traveler's country;
  • High cost of treatment in the traveler's country;
  • Lack of insurance coverage;
  • Changes in consumer values;
  • Insufficient health care services in the traveler's country;
  • Population aging.

Advantages of Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism also has advantages for the targeted patients, including:

  • The high-tech healthcare system in the destination;
  • Lack of waiting for queue and quick-start treatment;
  • Reasonable price for treatment process as well as travel and accommodation costs.

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Medical Tourism in Iran

Many people travel to different countries to access healthcare services every year, and Iran is one of the favorable destinations for medical tourism.

Due to the presence of skilled and experienced physicians, well-equipped medical centers, and up-to-date methods, Iran receives many patients from all over the world every year. The statistics show that in 2012, about 30,000 trips were conducted to Iran for medical purposes.

The availability of necessary medical opportunities in Iran has made this country an ideal destination for tourists seeking medical purposes. Also, the existence of warm and cold mineral springs, as well as progress in the field of technology, medical sciences, medicinal herbs, and owning particular geographic regions and various ecosystems, have turned Iran into a health tourism center in the world.

Iran Plastic Surgery Packages

Since plastic surgery is prevalent and familiar in Iran, Iranian plastic surgeons are experienced in this field, and the medical centers are equipped with the latest technologies. Raadina Co. offers the most affordable and customized plastic surgery packages for rhinoplasty, tummy tuck, breast and buttock augmentation, liposuction, etc., to those who wish to undergo plastic surgery in Iran.

Fertility Treatment in Iran 

With the increasing number of infertile couples worldwide, many patients travel globally to benefit from the best fertility treatments. Fortunately, Iran has the most skilled and well-educated fertility specialists worldwide who can make your dream of having a child come true. Raadina Co., with years of experience in providing the most affordable and wholesome infertility treatment packages in Iran, will guide and assist you in this journey. Some fertility packages offered by the Raadina team include IVF, IUI, ICSI, donor eggs, surrogacy, etc.

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Is It Safe to Visit Iran as a Tourist?

As many tourists assert, Iran is a safe country to visit (especially for people who travel to the country for medical purposes), although insecure countries surround it. In addition to all its merits, Iran has one of the best and most affordable healthcare systems in the world that you can benefit from all through the year.

Why Yazd?

Yazd city is one of the top destinations for health tourism. The city is located in the center of Iran and is easily accessible through roads, railways, and flights from parts of the country. Yazd is rich in desert areas which are considered one of the main attractions in Yazd for sightseeing.

However, the therapeutic properties of deserts for various diseases such as joint pain and its absolute silence and peace doubled the value of the desert to attract many travelers and meditators worldwide to experience Eco tours and health tours.

In addition to natural and historical attractions, the city of Yazd is one of the top medical destinations by taking advantage of owning well-equipped hospitals and skillful physicians and specialists.

These features have made Yazd one of the best and most standardized regions in the Middle East regarding medical facilities and specialized hospitals, especially in fields such as infertility, heart disease, etc.

Low-Cost Treatment

One of the main reasons for traveling to Iran to receive medical services is the low medical expenses here. In the past, people from developing countries traveled to developed countries to get better health services.

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Nowadays, therapeutic travel has reached a new concept. Today people travel to access high-quality health services at a lower price than the price in their own country. Yazd is considered one of the cheapest and, at the same time, one of the most prominent cities in Iran for medical purposes.

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Well-experienced Specialists and Physicians

Yazd houses a large number of proficient physicians in different fields. Many physicians and specialists from Yazd are famous all over the world. Prof. Abbas Aflatoonian in the field of infertility, Dr. Sadr in cardiology, and Prof. Owlia in rheumatoid diseases are some examples of the most prominent physicians in Yazd.

Well-equipped Healthcare Centers

According to the quantitative and qualitative healthcare indicators, Yazd has a more favorable rank than the total average of the country. Because there are more than 2,650 beds, more than 20 medical centers, 159 healthcare centers, and other clinical and paraclinical facilities, Yazd has become one of Iran's most important medical centers. In this regard, research centers in fertility and infertility, dentistry, cardiovascular diseases, and women's diseases have provided a good opportunity for specialized medical activities.

Yazd Medical Tourism is known as Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute, which is regarded as the first clinical center for infertility in the Middle East. Many patients come to this institute to receive medical services worldwide.

Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute is the hub of infertility treatment in Iran. It has always welcomed many couples from all over Iran. Patients from neighboring countries, and European countries, have been referred to the center to treat their infertility and experience pleasant feelings and parenting.

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The Raadina Health, Medical Tourism Company

As one of the best medical tourism companies in Iran, Raadina Co. helps you find accommodations at reasonable prices, book appointments with the best physicians and health centers, arrange transportation inside the country, apply for Iran medical visa, etc.

Suppose you plan to travel to Iran to receive various medical services such as infertility treatments or perform weight loss and cosmetic surgeries. In that case, our consultants will be ready to provide you with any information you need to know in this regard.

FAQs on Health Tourism in Iran

1) Why should I choose Iran for medical treatment?

Iran is a developed country in the medical field, especially in cosmetic surgeries and fertility treatments. Also, the price of healthcare services in Iran is incomparable to other countries in the Middle East. Therefore, this country is a proper destination for various medical treatments.

2) Is the healthcare system in Iran good?

Based on UNICEF's rating, Iran has an "excellent" healthcare system, with numerous skilled specialists and modern hospitals. 

3) What does the term "medical tourism" mean?

Medical tourism, also known as health tourism and medical travel, refers to traveling to another country to receive medical treatment. People usually use other countries' healthcare services to benefit from more skilled doctors' experience or reduce their medical expenses. 

4) What are the biggest health issues in Iran?

Although Iran is famous for its plastic surgeons and cosmetic hospitals, the five main health issues in the country are cardiovascular diseases, cancer, injuries, diabetes, and depressive disorders. 

5) Is healthcare expensive in Iran?

The price of public and private medical treatments in Iran is very reasonable compared to the quality of healthcare services.

6) What is the best country for medical tourism?

In the Middle East, Iran is one of the top 10 countries for medical treatment because it has many world-renowned surgeons and the best healthcare providers. They have graduated from top universities in the world.

7) Is Iran dangerous for medical tourists?

Hosting thousands of medical tourists annually, Iran is as safe as other countries around the globe for receiving healthcare services.  

8) Does Iran have a lot of medical tourists?

Iran's public health care system has excellent standards; therefore, thousands of foreign patients visit the country to receive medical treatment and go sightseeing simultaneously. 

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