Types of medical tourism in Iran : according to the definitions of the World Tourism Organization (UN-WTO), one of the goals that can drive tourists to travel for health, which is what health tourism describes into. In fact, health tourism, a kind of tourism in order to maintain, improve and regain the physical and mental health of a person for a period of more than 24 hours and less than one year, a health tourist can travel from a permanent place of residence to use health care to bring its physical and emotional health. A kind of tourism that has become popular today in Iran and tourists it is worth noting that health tourism in Iran has a very short history, in fact, in 2003, for the first time, medical tourism was recognized from the Ministry of Health. Of course, has focused more on the issue of job creation for medical graduates, rather than on the advent of health tourism, but since the merger of the cultural heritage Organization and the tourism Organization independently in 2003, paid more attention about medical tourism.
But among the definitions of the world tourism Organization, there are other terms that extend the scope of health tourism.
Health tourism is a type of medical tourism that is as follows:
Medical tourism that is divided into three sections.