Syria: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 None
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Tourists 2019 2.42 million
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Population 2021 18.3 million
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The continuing crisis in Syria is now well documented.  In response to President Assad’s alleged human rights abuses, and amid international condemnation of his regime, the UN, the EU, the USA and a number of other jurisdictions have asserted a variety of sanctions designed to facilitate peace in the stricken country.


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Any outbound paid care is for the ruling elite and their supporters, paid for by the government. Others rely on free care in neighbouring states, often as exiles.


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