Medical Tourism is considered one of the branches of tourism industry. Today, much attention is paid to it due to different reasons including
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 using 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 with the aim of medical purposes. In addition to the availability of necessary medical opportunities in Iran, there are warm and cold mineral springs as well as progresses in the field of technology, medical sciences, medicinal herbs, and owning special geographic regions and various ecosystems have led Iran to become a health tourism center and an ideal destination for tourists seeking medical purposes.
The city of Yazd is one of the top destinations for health tourism. The city is located in the center of Iran and it is easily accessible through roads, railways, and by 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, therapeutic properties of deserts for various disease such as joints pain and its absolute silence and peace doubled the value of the desert to attract many travelers and meditators around the world 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 which have made Yazd one of the best and most standardized region in the Middle East in terms of medical facilities and specialized hospitals, especially in the fields such as infertility, heart disease, etc.
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Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute is recognized as the hub of infertility treatment in Iran and has always welcomed many couples from all over Iran, the neighboring countries, as well as European countries, who have referred to the center to treat their infertility and experience the pleasant feeling and parenting.