Sumary of Ethiopia: Promoting Medical Tourism:
- History has it that the first record of people travelling with the intention of getting medical treatment dates back to thousand years where Greek Pilgrims traveled from Eastern Mediterranean to small area in Saronic Gulf called Epidauria..
- Speaking on the occasion, Hirut Kassaw (PhD), Culture and Tourism Minister said that Ethiopia is rich with its indigenous knowledge that enables the country expand medical tourism..
- and WGGA Eye care Center is engaged in this same activity, Negussie the Center, taking the initiative, is undertaking various activities to promote Ethiopia’s medical tourism to neighboring countries..
- In addition to this, a plan is set to prepare national consultative discussion with embassies abroad and concerned bodies to discuss ways on how to expand the medical tourism….