Ankara (The Times Groupe)- Türkiye aims to become a global hub for healthcare services, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
“We are aiming to turn Türkiye into one of the hubs for healthcare services worldwide. Hopefully next year, the country will serve 1.5 million patients and is aiming to receive $10 billion in revenue from the global healthcare market,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at the inauguration of the Science, Technologies, and Research Center at Istanbul’s prestigious Bogazici University.
Erdogan emphasized the importance of the country’s investments in the healthcare sector, saying: “In the past, our citizens went abroad for diagnosis and treatment; today, millions of patients from all over the world come to our country and spend billions of dollars on healthcare.”
Nevertheless, he added, “it is not enough just to build hospitals; we need to be able to create medical equipment as well.”
Further, Türkiye is in the second phase of setting up its healthcare facilities.
“We are hoping to concentrate our efforts on the development of those medical devices during this phase,” he said. healthcare hub