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 Medical Tourism Could Provide Turkey With $1.5 Billion Lifeline

2018/10/14 | 06:10

(Iraq Now News)- Turkey is expected to earn around $1.5 billion from health tourism in 2018, Firuz Baglikaya, head of the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB).

"The country‘s medical tourism income rose by 17 percent [nearly $600 million] in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period last year," he told Anadolu Agency.

Last year, Turkey‘s health tourism income was $1 billion, he added.

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