Jordan hospitals, clinics received 200,000 foreign patients in 2022

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AMMAN — Nearly 200,000 patients from foreign countries came to Jordan for medical treatment at the Kingdom’s hospitals, medical centers, and clinics last year, Hala News reported.اضافة اعلان

Head of the Private Hospitals Association Dr Fawzi Al-Hammouri said that medical tourism statistics for 2022 marked a 25 percent growth compared to 2021; however, they still fell 20 percent short of 2019 figures.

The main health services provided to foreign patients in 2022 consisted of cardiovascular surgery, bariatric surgery, IVF, cancer treatment, orthopedics, spine surgery, urology, ophthalmology, and organ transplants, Hammouri noted.

Nationals of Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, the Arab Gulf states, and other Arab countries made up the bulk of medical tourists to the Kingdom last year, he added.  

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