In 2012 alone, Iran hosted more than 200,000 health tourists, which brought more than $1.5 billion - twice as much as the numbers in 2011. With the high OOP and growing population, as well as its goal to be the hub of medical tourism for the Muslim world, Iran opens up its doors to private investments, especially in the medical devices sector and specialized medicines. Iran and Azerbaijan Healthcare markets offer fresh, new opportunities to global investors.
This analyst briefing will discuss:
- High government focus on growth of the healthcare industry and implementing healthcare reforms
- Growing economies, with their oil-rich and wealthy position
- Increasing awareness and affluence among their population for healthcare consumption