WORLD HEALTH TOURISM FAIR IN ISTANBULWorld Health Tourism Professionals will meet in Istanbul between 11-13 June. Istanbul Medical Tourism Fair (IMTF) will open its doors between 11-13 June 2014 at Harbiye Istanbul Congress Center (ICC).

The exhibition supported by Ministry of Family and Social Policies is sponsored by Turkish Airlines.

In parallel to the development of Health Tourism sector worldwide in the recent years, IMTF set to be organized by Türkel Fair Organization Inc. for the first time will bring together world health tourism industry corporations and professionals.

The fair which expects approximately 10.000 visitors from Turkey and abroad, “buyer delegation groups” from UAE, Bulgaria, Holland, Sweden, Kosovo, Libya, Jordan, Yemen, Iraq, Algeria, Iran and Kyrgyzstan are going to meet with the fair exhibitors. The buyer delegations will be composed of Ministry of Health officials, medical tourism travel companies, doctors, brokers, owners of hospitals and clinics.

P rivate and university hospitals from different cities of Turkey, Thermal Centers, Spa & Wellness Centers, Tooth & Chin Surgery Centers, Health Corporations, Insurance Companies, Sectorial Associations and Media Companies will take place at the fair. Turkey’s leading health corporations including Medical Park Hospital, Liv Hospital, Medipol, Kolan Hospital, Medicana Hospital, Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital and Europa Dental Hospital will exhibit at this fair.

The b2b meetings among the exhibitors and visitors taking place in conjunction with the exhibition and the conference panels with national and international speakers will enlighten the medical tourism sector.

Liv Hospital is the main host of the conferences. The conferences organized under the chairmanship of General Manager of Liv Hospital Meri Д°stiroti ; the General Manager of Liv Hospital Meri Д°stiroti. the writer of the Patients beyond Borders Josef Woodman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Health–Tourism. com, Oren Gersh will attend the conferences as speakers.

Turkey sets as a major attraction with being 2 nd in the world with the quality of patient care and organizational management with its accredited health care corporations. Private hospitals in Turkey with its physical and technological background carry European standards.

The point of Turkey in terms of health tourism in the last 10 years, its geographic and strategic position, climate and quality of service, with its 4 hours of flight to the potential of 1.5 billion people sets Turkey in an excellent position.

Some of the confirmed VIP buyers who will attend Istanbul Medical Tourism Fair (IMTF) are as follows:

1- Cibele Alvim: Director of Communications, (IMIC) International Medical Investment and Consultancy, Amsterdam Academic Medical Center and Amsterdam Emma Kinderziekenhuis Hospital

2- Nordin Dahhan, MD: CEO of IMIC, Head of Department Pediatric at Academic Medical Center

3-Said Lakhdari, MD: Overseas patient responsible of Algeria

4- Majeed Al Hamando: CEO of “Jprogres IT” known as its proximity to Iraq Ministry of Health and Economy

5- Miaad Dawood: “ Jprogres” Companies European Responsible

6- Kaj Wage: The Hospital Director of Lucas Andreas Amsterdam Hospital, and Holland Ministry of Health Auditing Chief

7- Emil Umetaliev: The past Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan and the owner of Kyrgyz Concept Company

8- Mohaned Al Saadi: The General Manager of Dar Al Mohaned Medical Tourism & Sahara Medical Tourism Iraq


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