Dubai International Health Tourism Forum (DIHTF)


The Dubai International Health Travel Forum (DIHTF) centers around the idea of “Reimagining Experience” in healthcare travel. The 2-day event will create a platform for medical travel experts to exchange knowledge, and enhance the experience of health travel in Dubai and globally.


This highly regarded event will bring together industry leaders from the public and private health and travel sectors, creating a forum for the exchange of knowledge and expertise in the field of healthcare and travel experience. The esteemed speakers at DIHTF will engage in inspirational, thought provoking, and future-focused talks that aim to strengthen the experience of health travel in Dubai and worldwide.

Prominent global leaders from the medical travel market will participate a number of events over the 2-day forum. Included in this is the 'Ambassadors Summit', which will feature speeches from ambassadors in UAE, and their stories of success in popular medical tourism destinations. Other prominent speakers include internationally recognised industry experts and researchers who will exchange ideas and share knowledge to improve global medical tourism practices.

The conference will be informative and engaging, whilst providing thought provoking panel discussions. It is going to be a highly interactive conference, exhibition and Hosted Buyer program for a wide-ranging audience. The attendees will include hospital groups, medical travel organizations and health services companies aiming to increase their international presence and patient network, while gaining market share in this ever-growing industry.

DIHTF program

Held at the premium Madinat Jumeirah resort complex, the event will run over a 2 day period and cover a range of specialist subjects focused on the enhancement of health travel in Dubai and intertnationally. The topics covered include:

  • Impact of technological innovation on health tourism
  • Areas of health tourism experience
  • Medical tourism insurance
  • Patient centered care
  • Role of social media influencers in the health tourism industry
  • The future of health tourism
  • Health travel metrics & reliable global index

View the full agenda.

Event details

Event: Dubai International Health Tourism Forum

Event Date: 20/02/2018 to 21/02/2018

Venue: Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE


Register now!



Are you running a medical travel event?

Get a FREE basic listing on the IMTJ website.


Stand out from the crowd with a featured event. Find out more about our advertising packages.


IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2021

03 September, 2021