US Democratic congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, a critic of her country’s recent missile strike on Syria, has warned that mistakes like the one which plunged the United States into Iraq War would increase “human suffering” on a large scale.
Nowadays, fewer Iranian patients suffering from acute diseases are seeking treatment abroad as access to modern medical equipment and domestic know-how has improved in the last two decades.
Substantial medical progress, coupled with professional medical teams, has boosted the popularity of Iran as a medical hub in the world. The Persian Gulf country is also known for providing one of the most inexpensive healthcare services.
Iran has witnessed a significant growth in the number of health tourists in recent years — most of whom require surgery.
In an interview with Iran Daily, Dr. Iraj Fazel, the head of the Iranian Association of Surgeons, said Iran is an ideal destination for health tourists in view of the modern technologies and equipment as well as distinguished surgeons.