Over the years, Iran has grown to become a hub for education, research and medical service in hepatology. Many specialists, existence of Iran hepatitis Network and follow up a targeted national programmes for control of hepatitis B and C virus lead to low prevalence for these infection in Iran. The high scores for medical services and affordability of new drugs with low prizes motivate the patients to attend our country, Iran now. Quality of care, availability of the all services for the patients in different parts of the country, from East to West and from North to South of Iran give this opportunity for people in our neighbors to attend Iran for receiving the therapy.
We progressed in other topics too, complicated surgeries such as for morbid obesity and cardiac surgeries are available for tourists now. From quality of therapy, range of procedural and treatment options, infrastructure and skilled manpower to perform any medical procedure with zero waiting time, the list of benefits of travelling for medical treatment in Iran are many.
Why some people choose Iran? The basics for successful healthcare solutions:
The high-end healthcare system in Iran is as good as the best in the world. Ministry of health every day accredited all health centers according international standards. Iran has a good international collaboration in this issue now. All recognized hospitals have invested a lot in supportive technology and operative techniques. All needs for hepatology from high level tests for molecular studies and Fibroscan and interventional services such as ERCP, Stenting of biliary tracts and TACE for HCC patients are available in Iran. High technology for CT scan, MRI and PET scan are available and with lower prizes with comparison with the region. The huge number of gastroenterologists-Hepatologists and infectious specialists are the largest pool in the region. Many of them have established their credentials from international universities. There is a high level of competency and capability in adoption of newer technologies and innovation and fresh treatment methods. It is a wonderful example of higher quantity leading to higher quality and vice versa. Quality of care is what attracts people. However, quality services should not be beyond the affordability of the patient who requires it. If quality comes at an affordable cost it is an unbeatable advantage. This confluence of highest quality and cost advantage is unique for Iran.
Iranian are very friendly with foreigners and warmth and hospitality of Iranian doctors and nurses is a big factor for high satisfaction from the health services in Iran now.