Health Tourism

Official: 1mn foreign patients treated in Iran every year

Hospitals and healthcare centers in Iran provide treatment to at least one million medical tourists every year, according to the director general of International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Health.

Over 27,000 Visitors Travel to Iran in Q2 of 2021 for Medical Treatment

Authorities say some 27,000 foreign visitors travelled to Iran in the second quarter of 2021 for medical treatment.

Iran Likely to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine Tourism Services in Future: Minister  

Iran is to add “COVID-19 vaccine tourism” to its basket of health tourism services.

Iran’s Leader Bans Import of American, British COVID-19 Vaccines

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution, has banned the import of American and British-made vaccines, saying the vaccines produced by these two countries cannot be trusted.

Iran’s COVID-19 Fatalities Near 55,000: Health Ministry

Iran has confirmed 132 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, increasing the overall death toll to 54,946.

Iran Says Tracking Infected Patients to Combat COVID-19

The Iranian president says among the main strategies to combat the coronavirus outbreak is to conduct tests on a large scale and track infected individuals.

Iran’s Daily COVID-19 Infections, Deaths Hit All-Time High: Ministry

Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman has reported 3,902 new cases of COVID-19 infection identified in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rise in the number of patients since the beginning of the outbreak in Iran.

Iran to Make Medical Services More Affordable for Afghans

Iran says it plans to make health and treatment services more affordable for Afghan migrants, as there is a great potential for attracting Afghan health tourists.

Irish Tour Organizers in Iran to Get Familiar with Its Tourist Attractions

An Irish team of tourism officials and tour organizers are on a tour of Iran to get more familiar with the tourism potential in the country, especially in the field of medical tourism.

Medical Tourism in Iran Hits New Record in Four Months

Iran attracted some 600,000 medical tourists during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 21–July 22), equaling the total number of visitors who travelled to Iran for healthcare services during the whole past year, a senior official says.

Inexpensive Surgery Can Turn Iran into Organ Transplant Hub

The low cost of organ transplantation in Iran and the trust foreign patients have in Iranian medical services have turned Iran into the top country in the West Asia and North Africa in the transplantation of the brain-dead's organs.

Famous Icelandic Composer Amazed by Iran’s Beauties

Young Icelandic music producer, Ólafur Arnalds, who recently gave live performances in Iran, has praised the country and its beauties in several tweets and Instagram posts.

Iran’s Private Sector to Open Hospital for Medical Tourists

The largest private hospital in western Iran is set to open by March 2018 with the aim of offering health services to Iranian and foreign medical tourists.

Medical Tourists Looking for VIP Services in Iran

An Iranian surgeon and entrepreneur says the country should prepare the grounds for attracting medical tourists who would like to receive VIP services.

Iran Inks Medical Tourism MoUs with 32 Countries

Iran has signed several Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on medical tourism with 32 countries in a specialized conference recently held in Tehran.

Iran’s Medical Tourism Revenues Have Doubled in Past Year

Iran’s revenues from medical tourism have seen a more than two-fold increase over the past 12 months, an Iranian official noted.

Foreign Tourists in Iranian Traditional Medicine Centres

Iran intends to present its traditional medicine to the world by founding specialized health centres.

Iran Has High Potential in Health Tourism: Minister

Iran’s Health Ministry says the country is a well-known medical tourism destination in the Middle East, but its great potentials have yet to be exploited.

Latest news