Istanbul to host 2nd PPP Healthcare Summit

Istanbul is going to host the 2nd Annual PPP Healthcare Summit, an important event on April 26-28 2016 thanks to a successful launch in April 2015. The event which is dedicated exclusively to Public Private Partnerships in the healthcare sector will be held at Raffles Hotel, in Istanbul. On such occasions practitioners and leaders in the sector come More...

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By Editor On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Experts recommend Turkey as among most suitable countries for health tourism

Turkey despite difficult times it has been going through due to unpleasant political developments in the Middle East, is still considered to be among the most suitable destinations to offer international patients More...

By admin On Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Project called city hospitals draws attention of British funds

Known as the “city hospitals”, a project involving the construction of hospitals through public-private partnership, is starting to enjoy robust interest from British funds. Huseyin Arslan, Chairman of the YDA More...

By admin On Sunday, July 7th, 2013

Healthcare Sector: A promising source of revenue for Turkey

A few decades back many Turkish citizens used to fly abroad and USA in particular to get medical treatment as the belief at the time was that the country did not provide satisfactory prospects of medical treatment More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Waste management and electricity production in Turkey

In Turkey, 50,000 tons of garbage is produced everyday which corresponds to 1,5-2 kgs of garbage per residence on top of industrial and medical wastes. Like with many developing countries Turkey has to cope with More...

By admin On Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Article: Healthcare System in Turkey (by Semiha Unal)

The healthcare system in Turkey is being developed under the 2003-2013 Health Transformation Program as part of the EU harmonization package. The purpose of this program is to increase the quality and efficiency More...

By admin On Friday, November 16th, 2012

Global giant Pfizer opens new production unit in Turkey

Global giants keep investing in Turkey… The most recent investment was realized by Global pharmaceutical company Pfizer which opened a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) production plant in Istanbul. It is reported More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

French Yves Rocher acquires Flormar.. Turkish cosmetics company

French cosmetics group Yves Rocher has bought a 51 percent stake in Turkish beauty products company Flormar in a deal estimated at $150 million, the Turkish press reported Thursday. “Following this transaction More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Turkey will establish free health zones for bigger market share

Turkey to launch ‘free health zones’ in 2014 Turkey looks to grow its share of the medical tourism market, promising to establish several ‘free health zones’ by 2014 that will mostly benefit from no taxes Turkey’s More...

By admin On Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Turkey soon to host many from Russia for medical tourism

Turkey will soon be in high demand by Russia and Ukraine for the nation’s medical tourism options. Dr. Yahya Öztel, the owner of Turmed, a firm operating in medical tourism in Russia and Ukraine states that Turkey More...