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Medical Tourism in Egypt

Medical Tourism in Egypt

Medical Tourism in Egypt

Egypt is one of the top touristic destination in all the world, not only for cultural and historical tourism, but Egypt occupies a distinguished position in the therapeutic tourism in the world. The tourist come to Egypt to enjoy the health climate and medical treatment under the care of medical specialists in all branched and take advantage of the advanced equipment that rans by specialists in exercises and physiotherapy. Currently, Egyptian hospitals and clinics attract around 150,000 medical tourists per year.

Egyptian hospitals offer treatments in different medical departments: plastic surgeries, Neurosurgery, Urology, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Cardiology, Colorectal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Immunology Nephrology, Ophthalmology.

 

Therapeutic Tourism Resort in New Cairo City

 

Due to Egypt’s unique tourism potential, the Therapeutic Tourism resort had been built to be the first therapeutic tourism resort in Egypt.

 

Magdi Yacoub Heart Hospital in Aswan city

Magdi Yacoub Heart Hospital in Aswan city

Magdi Yacoub Heart Hospital provides medical services for children and adults in the field of cardiovascular diseases. It is support improved comprehensive, advanced cardiac care that is available to all people in need.

Phone: 097 2391100

URL: myglobalheart.org

 

Urology and Nephrology Center in Mansoura

Urology and Nephrology Center in Mansoura

Nephrology and urology center at Mansoura University is one of the first and largest medical and scientific centers in the Middle East specialized in the treatment of kidney diseases, urology and kidney transplantation surgeries.

The center was established as a result of the sincere efforts and generosity offered by Prof. Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Ghoneim (Director of the former center and its founder) and the professors of the Department of Urology Surgery at Mansoura University.

Phone: 050 2202222

URL: www.unc.edu.eg

 

The Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357(CCHE) 

Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

The Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 widely known as Hospital 57357 is a unique healthcare institution and an ultimate example of what can be achieved when people work together for a common goal. Initially, since the inception of the 57357 Project, the focus was on how to provide the best comprehensive quality care and an opportunity for cure.

Hence, the Hospital is constantly offering its patients a wide range of the most updated diagnostics and treatment services including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, bone marrow transplant, multi-disciplinary clinics, physical rehabilitation, socio-psychological care, palliative care, survivorship care and in-house schooling.

Phone: 19057

URL: www.57357.org

 

500 500 Hospital

500 500 Hospital is an integrated hospital that treats all types of tumors and caters to patients of all ages
and in all stages. In addition, there will be hospital units that treat all medical specialties including liver,
gynecology, teeth, bones and psychological support. Now, the hospital is under process, but it is planned
to be one of the largest cancer hospital in the world.

Phone: 0226908500 / 0222907500

URL: www.500500egypt.org

 

Baheya

Baheya Foundation for Early Detection and Treatment for Breast Cancer is a non-profit charity that treats women with breast cancer. The treatment is free and covers all stages, including early detection of the disease, surgery operations, chemotherapy, radiation, psychological therapy, clinical nutrition and therapeutic therapy.

Phone: 02 33927669

URL: www.baheya.org

 

Plastic surgery

Egypt offers high-quality cosmetic plastic surgeries with lower prices, includes surgical and nonsurgical procedures that enhance and reshape structures of the body to improve appearance and confidence.

Healthy individuals with a positive outlook and realistic expectations are guaranteed result for cosmetic procedures.

 

Hepatitis C

Because of the high efficiency Hepatitis C treatment, Egypt launched one of the effective medical projects around the world: “Tour n’ Cure” program, that helps tourists receive Virus C medications at affordable prices. It was launched to serve 71 million patients worldwide with no waiting time and at a fraction of the cost.

A huge campaign was launched to fight the debilitating hepatitis C virus domestically. It has been promoted by football celebrities Lionel Messi and Dani Alves. Since then, Egypt received around 100 thousand, and already treated them by the end of 2017. Patients are offered a one-week package for medical and excursion programs.

World Health Organization celebrated world Hepatitis Day 2015 in Cairo, in recognition of Egypt's pioneering role in combating viral hepatitis. In 2016, Egypt achieved the highest global rate of recovery of Hepatitis C, where the rate reached more than 95% with the help of a new treatment.

 

Thalassotherapy

Thalassotherapy helps restoring your body to a state of serenity fit for your life. It is commonly practiced at the Egyptian seaside destinations which are rich with seaweed, mud and algae wraps for relaxation, tone your muscles, cleanse your skin, reduce the appearance of cellulite, improve your sleeping and boost your immune system. It can be experienced through different activities: mud baths, underwater showers, hydro-massage and aromatherapy.

 

Ecological Recovery. 

Ecological Recovery is relying on natural resources of treatments including mineral water springs and sand dunes that treat and cure many incurable skin and rheumatic diseases. Ecological recovery had been practiced in main regions at Egypt such as:

 

Pharaoh bath

Pharaoh bath consists of a group of natural hot springs; the water temperature is 27 degrees Celsius; the water flows directly from the mountain forming a natural lake with 100 meters length along the seashore. the water treating some diseases such as rheumatism and rheumatoid, kidney diseases, lung inflammation, skin diseases.

 

Moses Springs

Moses springs is natural hot springs that form a small fertile oasis. It is surrounded with natural palm trees. its water has ability of healing wounds especially of diabetic patients, it affects the body weakness and regulates the high blood pressure.

 

Siwa Oases

Siwa Oasis has many hot and cold springs, its water has several metal salts and some metals of therapeutic value such as sodium carbonate and varying proportions of some metallic elements such as magnesium and iron. the water can cure some diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatism and some digestive system diseases. The most famous springs is the Kegar well; the temperature of its water is 67-degree Celsius. Cleopatra’s pool is another popular spring in Swia Oases, it is a stone pool fed by a natural hot spring, it is said the Egyptian queen Cleopatra herself have swam in this pool on her visit to Siwa.

Mount Dakrur is important mountain in Siwa Oases, it is used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases and joint pain and general feeling of weakness and debility. The treatment done by the sand burying the body (burial treatment) for periods ranging between a quarter and a half hour a day over two weeks in the summer months, during certain hours of the day.

 

Bahariya Oasis

Bahariya Oasis is one of the most important spa treatments in the world, it has got many mineral hot and cold springs. the water of the springs has therapeutic value in diseases Romatiom and rheumatoid arthritis. 

Safaga

Safaga is a port city on coast of the Red Sea. Having numerous phosphate mines, it is the largest phosphates export center in Egypt. The site of Safaga is gifted by black sand, warm water and sunshine, all these factors used in healing some disease such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

The black sand has three radioactive materials with innocuous proportions of uranium, thorium and radioactive potassium. As well as the presence of high ratios of salts and minerals that have an important therapeutic role. gold salts are successfully treating rheumatoid disease and also the salts of the gyro are semiconductors of electricity, when heated by the sun, it activates and transmits fast electrons that penetrate the skin of the patient and calm the immune system.