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Iran Medical Tourism Generates $1.2b Annually

The number of foreign nationals traveling to Iran for medical care has increased tenfold over the past decade to reach 300,000 annually
Iran Medical Tourism Generates $1.2b AnnuallyIran Medical Tourism Generates $1.2b Annually

Iran earns $1.2 billion from medical tourism annually.
Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi made the announcement at the Second Economic Cooperation Organization Conference and Exhibition on Health Tourism held in Ardabil on Tuesday. 
“The number of foreign nationals traveling to Iran to receive medical care has increased tenfold over the past decade to reach 300,000 annually,” ISNA quoted the official as saying.  
Noting that the main sources of health tourists to Iran are Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Pakistan, Harirchi said Iran has set its sights on becoming the region’s medical tourism hub. 

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