Medical Tourism is considered one of the branches of tourism industry which has been recently the center of attention due to different reasons including the followings:
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 reasonable cost and high quality medical services at the same time in Iran compared to many other countries around the world, Iran and particularly Yazd city is regarded as one of the main destinations in medical tourism where patients can enjoy the natural and touristic attractions while receiving medical services.
Yazd is a historical and desert city located in the center of Iran which has been recently declared as a UNESCO world heritage site. Yazd is considered one of the modern cites in Iran and is nick named as The City of Bicycles and The City of Wind Towers.
Yazd is a mixture of history and modernity. In one part of the city, you can find an old city which is still alive, houses locals and hosts travelers interested in history. In another part of the city, you can find modern life with all it requires such as modern buildings, universities, hospitals, etc.
Yazd is regarded as one of the best-equipped and modern cities in terms of medical tourism with several specialized hospitals, health care centers and skilled specialists for example in the field of heart, eye, skin and hair (dermatology), orthopedic and burns.
Additionally, Yazd city has an international airport and a train station which makes it easier to access Yazd.
Moreover, there are research institutes for fertility and infertility, diabetes, heart and arteries, different kinds of cancer etc. which provide a good opportunity for specialized medical activities. One of the institutes that has doubled the importance of Yazd in the field of medicine is Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute which is regarded as the first clinical center for infertility in the Middle Elast as well as the pole of infertility treatment in Iran receiving many patients from all over the world every year.
To sum up, it can be said that Yazd has the enough potential for providing the best medical services in the different fields including infertility, radiotherapy, cancer, diabetes treatments in the best price possible to the international and domestic patients.