الأحد , 25 يوليو 2021

The Modern medical centers; Egypt’s hope to stimulate health

tourismFormer head of the Tourism Promotion Authority: Egypt has come a long way in the revitalization of health tourism … We need to spread tourism awareness among citizensHealth tourism is a new artery going through the Egyptian economy bodyShiny white CEO: we collaborate with the tourism agencies for treatment trips and the Patients prefer EgyptPress release for publication and distributionCairo,20th August 2019Heath tourism is a very important elements of tourism, which the state should pay attention to and prioritize it as a part of the government’s efforts to stimulate tourism, given the factors that Egypt enjoys to stimulate this type of tourism, which is an important source of national income.Hesham Al-Dumairi, former head of the Tourism Promotion Authority, explained that there is a difference between two types of tourism, health tourism and wellness tourism. Wellness tourism depends mainly on natural health sources and elements such as hot sand, sunshine and groundwater wells. Health tourism is based on various medical services, medical centers, and hospitals. Egypt possesses the advantages of both health and wellness tourism, but we must provide the infrastructure that helps to develop this tourism pattern..
Al-Dumeiri stressed that Egypt has gone a long way in activating health tourism by providing some medical drugs such as the treatment of Hepatitis C. The government started a campaign to eliminate Virus C from 2017 up to the present, in addition to the establishment of advanced medical centers, hospitals equipped with the latest equipments, and the establishment of hotels, airports and paved roads near these facilities, but more importantly attention to the cleanliness of these hospitals and the dissemination of tourism awareness among citizens in terms of the health and wellness tourism.For his part, Dr. Shady Ali Hussein, assistant professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, founder and director of Shiny White Dental Implant and Cosmetic Centers, declared that there are community roles rests with medical centers, including the revitalization of health tourism, which will lead to a good reputation in Egypt regards the fields of tourism and medicine.Shady said that the Arab countries are the basis of health tourism, for example in “Shiny White” we rely on countries such as Saudi Arabia and Kuwait as well as North African countries, and we began to attract patients from southern Europe to stimulate health tourism, especially from countries like Italy, Spain, Portugal, and many other European countries.Dr. Shady stressed that the services provided by medical bodies, especially those working in the private sector, should include competitive facilities that help patients decide that their treatment destination is Egypt, which is what we are keen to provide in our medical centers where we organize treatment trips including booking (flight and accommodation) from the patient’s country in collaboration with tourism companies, Tourism programs are carried out to visit the most important landmarks in Cairo to activate tourism as well as the program of the full therapeutic plan with the specific time period and the appropriate sums for the global competitive market so as to facilitate everything for the patient to come to enjoy Egypt landmarks as well as enjoy the best treatment, which will lead to a good reputation in Egypt regards the fields of tourism and medicine.He added that the bookings are made from many countries such as the Middle East as well as European countries such as Italy, Switzerland, and Portugal, this is because of the contract with health tourism facilitation companies in Germany, the United Kingdom, and America to facilitate our contact with the foreign patient in Egypt and everything is agreed.Shady added that Egypt is one of the most distinguished countries in the disciplines of surgery and cosmetic dentistry where the cost of treatment is reduced by up to 25% of the global cost, especially in the Middle East, as well as distinguished by the efficiency of its doctors and integrated health services. Such as dental implants and nasal sinus lift, as well as cosmetic procedures that include, Hollywood smile and cosmetic lenses “Veneer”.He stressed that the most important thing that distinguishes us, is the availability of the modern medical devices located only in our medical center at the level of the Arab world, such as dental implants interactive radiation (Navi Dent) to ensure that the implant without surgery or pain and also to ensure the safety of the process by 100%.”We are very keen on fulfilling our duty to social responsibility by recruiting students in the summer to train them in all areas that we offer. Also one of our most important roles is to provide treatment for some humanitarian cases to help patients in need.”It is worth mentioning that “Shiny White” Center is the largest center for cosmetic surgery and dental treatment in the Middle East in terms of capacity consisting of 4 branches and about 33 clinics in various disciplines and each clinic equipped according to specialization with the latest technology.

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