The Middle East is one of the largest markets for medical tourism in the world. According to Dr. Fawzi Al-Hammouri, chairman of the Private Hospital Association of Jordan, “The Private Hospital Association of Jordan is doing all what is needed to keep Jordan the first choice for the medical tourism patients from the Middle East and the world, by helping the Jordanian hospitals to apply the highest quality care at competitive prices and to get international accreditation and help them in promoting their services all over the world.”
Mr. Nasser Al Budoor, Minister’s Office and Director, International Affairs Ministry of Health UAE, said: “Medical tourism is a fast-growing industry as patients travel from one country to another for high-quality healthcare, providing many opportunities. Since this congress will play an important role in exchange of knowledge and resources, I will join to represent UAE and to learn, share, and network with industry colleagues and experts.”
Medical Tourism Association president, Renee-Marie Stephano stated: “[The] medical tourism industry is globally recognized as one of the fastest-growing industries and has weathered current financial meltdown[s] affecting key economic sectors. The congress comes at an appropriate time to provide necessary impetus to the sector through ushering meaningful dialogue amongst the industry movers and shakers.” She added, “The Congress will prearrange networking meetings to assist in development of new relationships and valuable new contracts. The congress will feature 3 days, hosting over 55 conference sessions by 200 renowned international speakers and 24 pre-conference workshops.”
The Medical Tourism Association (MTA) is the international non-profit trade association for the medical tourism industry, which focuses on transparency in quality and pricing, communication, and education http://www.MedicalTourismAssociation.com . MTA has initiated commendable activities for growth of this emerging industry by publishing world’s leading Medical Tourism Magazine, http://www.MedicalTourismMag.com and conference http://www.MedicalTourismCongress.com .