Turkey's healthcare system conducts strict implementation of quality, technical and medical standards. These standards are constantly monitored by both independent watchdogs established by the Ministry of Health and independent Turkish Medical Associations.
According to the Institute of Statistics, over 500,000 patients undergo treatment and diagnostics in Turkey every year. 49 Turkish clinics have received the JCI (Joint Commission International) quality certificate. For international comparison: in South Korea, there are 27 clinics, and in Israel only 20 hospitals with this accreditation.
JCI accreditation guarantees the safety and quality of medical services, guarantees the professionalism and qualification of doctors.
Many hospitals have local and international accreditations, including the JCI (Joint Commissions International), the JACHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations), ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and affiliations with top US medical facilities such as the Harvard Medical School and Johns Hopkins Medicine, amongst others.
Turkey boasts of more than 40 medical facilities that are accredited by the Joint Commission International. This is the largest accreditation that any country has ever achieved.
Turkey’s world class medical institutions offer surgical procedures ranging from cosmetic procedures to treating serious health conditions. Most Turkish physicians and surgeons are trained in Europe or the United States and offer experience and knowledge in modern technologies and cutting edge medical techniques. Thus, attracting many patients from all over Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East.
Turkey’s unique appeal is that it is a very special country due to its geographic location between Europe and Asia. Istanbul is a beautiful and vibrant metropolitan city where East meets West. It’s the only place on earth that straddles two continents, but it is also one of the most desired tourist destinations on earth because of its hospitality, historical background, climate and food.