34,443 medical visitors to Jordan so far this year

 

Saad Jabir made these comments at the recent World Medical Tourism Summit, organised by the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) in cooperation with the Pioneers Road Event Management.

Also attending the event, Director General of the JTB, Abdul Razak Arabiyat said that medical tourism in the Kingdom had many advantages that encourage foreign patients to come to receive treatment, noting that a total of 34,443 medical visitors have arrived since the beginning of the current year.

Earlier this year, MENAFN reported that Fawzi Hammouri, chairman of the Private Hospitals Association, has claimed that Jordan receives more than 200,000 medical tourists a year.

No sources of data were given by either Arabiyat or Hammouri.

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