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The UK Foreign Office has warned its citizens who will travel to Turkey for health tourism and said 22 citizens who have received medical services in Turkey since 2019 have died.

Various advice and warnings are given to British citizens before traveling to the country they will be traveling to in the “travel tips” section of the ministry’s official website.

These warnings usually include topics such as security, health, terrorism, natural disasters, money, although this varies by country.

The UK Foreign Office periodically updates the Travel Tips website in line with developments in countries.

The Ministry made the final change to the advisory regarding Turkey on December 21 and updated the information in the Health section for “tourists considering medical/surgical/dental treatment in Turkey”.

In a ministry statement indicating that Turkey is preferred by many UK citizens for dental, surgery and aesthetic surgery as part of health tourism, it noted that standards for medical procedures and treatments vary around the world.

In a travel advisory that advises British citizens considering medical care in Turkey to do their own research, “it is unwise to rely on private companies that have a financial interest in arranging your treatment abroad. We know that since January 2019, 22 British citizens have died in Turkey after visiting health tourism.

The UK Foreign Office has also asked its citizens who are planning to travel to Turkey for health tourism purposes to contact the Turkish Ministry of Health approved locations and directed them to the website “healthturkiye.com” which has information on the subject.

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), more than 670,000 people came to Turkey for the purpose of health tourism in 2021.

Again, according to TUIK data, the proportion of foreigners arriving in Turkey for health and medical reasons was 5 percent in the first quarter of 2022, 2.9 percent in the second quarter, and 1.3 percent in the third quarter.

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