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Near East Uni Hospital to boost health tourism

9 June 2015

Near East University Hospital (YDU) has signed an international cooperation agreement in the field of health tourism with 15 Russian speaking countries.

Among the countries are Russia, Ukraine, Moldavia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Uzbekistan and others.

According to a statement issued by YDU’s press and foreign relations department, the international cooperation agreement was signed between the YDU authorities and the delegations of the 15 countries which visited the TRNC to attend the ‘7th International Health Tourism forum’.

Speaking about the sign-up, member of the YDU administration board, Ahmet Savasan said that the Russian market holds great potential for “TRNC’s health tourism”. He added that North Cyprus with its geographical position, its history, its special tourist sites and the YDU University can constitute an alternative health tourism destination for Russian speaking countries.

According to Savasan, the signed agreement envisages amongst others, that more patients from Russian speaking countries will be sent in the TRNC for treatment.

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