Turkey , known as ” the cradle of civilization” hosted the first human settlement on its soil, which has been dated as 12,000 years old and is also the home of ancient cultures, including the Hittites, Phrygians, Urartians, Lycians, lydians, Ionians, Persians, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks and Ottomans.
Following the decline of Ottoman Empire, the modern Republic of Turkey was founded in 1923 by Mustafa Kemal, known as Ataturk.
Turkey’s mild climate allows sunshine to warm you up for the most part of the year as you lie on your beach chair or as you swim in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean and Mediterranean and has gorgeous sandy beaches along its Aegean, Mediterranean and Black Sea coasts.
Turkey is a country with a captivating culture and history, warm friendly people and a pleasant climate with refreshing breezes from the Aegean and easily accessed by all airlines coming directly from almost all countries.
Healthcare in Turkey
High standards of health services, top-quality medical technology, modern hospital facilities and well experience physicians in Turkey contribute to the country’s high healthcare standards.
The healthcare issues has never left the public agenda and the healthcare system has entered a long period of development under the 2003-2013 Health Transformation Program. Turkey is currently seeking to join the European Union and in preparation for this, both government and private healthcare institutions are conducting strict implementation of quality, technical and medical standards by the Health Transformation Program.
Most of the hospitals have local and international accreditation including the JCI (Joint Commissions International), the JACHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations), ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and have the affiliations with Western medical groups and facilities too.
Close cooperation between medical research institutions and industry has led to significant progress in the development of special medical equipment, laboratories are backed up by CAT, advanced microcomputer-supported devices and treatments of the critical situations are being interested cases in the world.
The purpose of Health Transformation Program is to increase the quality and efficiency of the healthcare system and enhance access to healthcare facilities. As a result of the Program, Turkey’s healthcare spending growth, approximately 10.5 percent annually. The Ministry of Health is responsible;
√ for the development of health policy both state and private
√ for the operations of public health services
√ for the governmental health care budget
All these factors are constantly monitored by the Ministry of Health with the Independent Turkish Medical Associations. Both of them set the local standards and guidelines that are followed by hospitals, healthcare facilities and medical practitioners.
Both public and private sector hospital numbers have been growing strongly; the number of hospitals are about 1400,total number of beds are about 200.000.Hi-tech medical structure has an integral part of modern diagnostic procedures and the operations in Turkey with laser surgical instruments, computerized monitoring systems and other life-saving & pain-relieving devices.
Most hospitals in Turkey have English-speaking doctors and medical staff that are certified by the official associations as Turkish Medical Association and other specialized associations Turkey; the cradle of cultures and civilizations connecting Europe and Asia, capital of civilizations that have reined the lands of Anatolia for centuries and represents a cultural mixture, a synthesis of east – west while it geographically bridges Europe and Asia as combining the natural beauties with its 12.000 years-old heritage.
Since the beginning of history, Anatolia, well known as one the earliest settlements, has continued to flourish with the migration of various tribes and accumulated a large cultural heritage through a line of succeeding empires and civilizations. Thus giving today’s travelers a unique opportunity to learn and enjoy the life and culture in this geography.
Turkey has become an important tourism center owing to its modern, eligible establishments, SPA & wellness centers and wide range of shopping malls by the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, Turkey has occupied a place in the classification “The best 10 countries for the foreigners”. (visit )
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Why Turkey & TANFER CLINIC?
Why people choose Turkey ;
Every year thousands of people prefer Turkey for their treatment…
Best doctors and surgeons; many Turkish physicians are listed among the ” best doctors” in the world,
Best Hospitals; with high-tech infrastructure, experienced medical and non-medical team,
Best locations; Turkey is one of the best vibrant countries in the world with famous touristic locations and offers multicultural environment,
Brings new innovations; Turkish medical sector follows all discoveries in the world, brings and adapts them on time,
Transportation advantages; with a wide range 7/24 schedule opportunities,
Price advantages; Medical & healthcare prices, compare to USA or Europe or Far East countries, are much more favorable,
Why people choose Tanfer Clinic ;
Because of our values;
Our ethics; integrity, professionalism and sensitivity,
Our approach; assist to our patients case by case as considering their treatments, quide them to decide the best center &physician among all the facilities,
Our solutions; our commitment to give excellent and innovative services,
Our productivity; providing cost effective services,
Our pride; in serving our clients and patients,
Our physicians; with high-tech medical infrastructure, internationally experienced physicians and surgeons,
We provide a full range of services ” tailored to your treatments ”
How the admissions process of Tanfer Clinic:
√ Contact Tanfer Klinik with any question, regarding medical issues, procedures, physicians and travel to Turkey…In case of a surgical procedure, all the medical history and current imaging must be sent. The medical history must contain the details clinical condition, the surgical procedure/treatment requested. Should there be previous test results (x-rays, laboratory tests results, summary of illness, etc.) with all other medical documents,
√ A representative confirms that we received your query,
√ Tanfer Klinik checks the requirement, keep in touch with experienced physician or related corporations as taking into account the query& requirement and responses in 24 to 48 hours .If physician or related corporation have additional questions that will be required by Tanfer Klinik. Receiving the additional information by TANFER CLINIC, responses in 24 to 48 hours ,
√ Tanfer Klinik repares and sends the medical itinerary. Normally in Turkey, there is no long waiting period that your treatment can begin immediately,
√ If a leisure program is required, it is prepared as taking into account the expectations and medical itinerary,
√ All the logistics and services have been agreed and confirmed Tanfer Klinik sends the all logistic, schedule and quotation for the approving,
Arrival at Turkey;
√ An TANFER CLINIC representative meets at the airport in arrival hall to take directly hotel or medical center and until you depart from Turkey, TANFER CLINIC representative guides and take cares for all the necessities,
√ When it is time to depart from Turkey, TANFER CLINIC transports you back to the airport and assist you with check–in,
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√ Consultation process is realized by the selected physician(s) as considering the case and the medical reports,
√ Depends up on the cases, TANFER CLINIC coordinates the tele-conference among Turkish and the patient’s physician(s).Even after treatment, if it is needed in patient’s home, a tele-conference is coordinated,
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Our primary goal is to assist our patients in accessing high quality, affordable medical care and exceeds the expectations for all personal services in Turkey.
TANFER CLINIC is committed to coordinate and execute every detail with customized individual services and our Elite Service starts by the arrivals at the meeting point in airport hall or any location and continues till the departure.
We care all of our medical travellers as our VIP patients. We guide and assist through the healthcare journey and make the experience stress-free. A dedicated team greets to assist our patients with the transportation to the hospital visits and sees that comfortably sets up after the procedure in a recovery facility that was chosen.
When our patients have completely recovered, our helpful staff is always ready to provide with a list of places to visit, things to do and places you can enjoy.
Once you are ready to return home, we provide the transportation back to the airport or departure point.
We take care all of the requirements as providing ground transportation in affordable luxury vehicles to all medical appointments and other destinations, private tours, special programs upon request.
Some of our special services;
√ Picking up at airport and private transportation to the hotel or medical center
√ Transportation with an ambulance to the medical center, if needed
√ Hotel reservations, considering the budget
√ Hotel check-in
√ Private transportation to-and-from doctor consultations
√ Private transportation to-and-from medical procedures
√ Language translation assistance at hospital or clinic if needed
√ Communication assistance, as cell phone or 24-hour contact number,(a mobile phone is provided with a local number to allow to contact TANFER CLINIC representative)
√ Special dietary menus at the medical center, if required
√ Reliable child care
√ Daily check-in during your recuperation period
√ Assistance with local tour and excursion arrangements, if required,
√ Professional guided tours, if required
√ Escort to airport for departure
√ Assistance with baggage check-in at the departure
√ Arranging for airport medical assistance upon departure, if needed
√ Wheelchairs, baby carriages, crutches can all be provided as necessary
Turkey offers quite high quality facilities for medical, thermal, SPA & Wellness services and has become a preferred destination for medical tourists. On the other hand, because of Turkey’s location on top of a major geothermal belt, it is among in the top 7 countries in the world both for quality and quantity of thermal springs with over 1500 centers.
Most of them are located in the Marmara and Aegean regions and these locations are so popular destinations such as Istanbul, Izmir, Pamukkale and Marmaris.
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Accommodation & Transportation
Turkey has a wide range hotel and accommodation alternatives, considering the preferences, locations and budget;
√ Luxury & international hotels; Turkey has them in abundance.All major cities and regions of interest have five&four stars and chain hotels
√ Mid price and B&B hotels; throughout the country, provide good accommodations at reasonable prices with categorized variety of services
√ Small apartments and short term rentals; in case of medical treatment requires an extended rehabilation and period.
TANFER CLINIC has special agreements with many hotels and other accommodation points to offer advantage services and prices to our medical travelers as ‘‘your health ambassador’’ in Turkey.
We are proud of serving our medical travelers with TANFER CLINIC Ground Transportation Services and our dedicated staff, provides outstanding comfort as including all ground transportation.
Most of our transportation services are included in the medical travel package;
√ Round trip between airport and medical center or hotel; is included
√ Round trips to and from the medical center as necessary; is included
√ All other destinations in Turkey; are excluded
√ Private guided tours to historical locations; are excluded
√ Weekend trips to selected locations; are excluded
TANFER CLINIC prepares all the programs and sets up the schedule as considering the medical treatment plan for all medical travelers.
Just let us know about your preferences and consult us for advice.