Jordan to release its Health and Wellness Destination Guide

The Medical Tourism Association in partnership with the Private Hospitals Association (PHA) announces the Jordan Health and Wellness Destination Guide.
March 18, 2012 - PRLog -- Jordan’s forthcoming congress on medical tourism and wellness has been the result of decades of attention focused on the standards and quality of Jordanian healthcare services. For more information visit:

The author of the guide – President and founder of the Medical Tourism Association; Editor In Chief of Medical Tourism Magazine - Renée-Marie Stephano, said: "This book aims not only at consumers, but also the employers, insurance companies and other buyers of healthcare from all countries in the world."

As part of our continuing Series on Medical Tourism, Health and Wellness, the Jordan Destination Guide is a “how-to” guide for individuals and employers seeking to learn about the health and wellness opportunities that exist throughout Jordan. Known for years for its excellence in healthcare, Jordan has continually increased its value proposition by promoting quality and international standards. Jordan’s strength lies in the high quality of its health care professionals within the medical services sector.

“The consistent development of the country’s health services, the excellent medical reputation of Jordanian private hospitals, world-class internationally board certified multilingual physicians, competitive cost structure, magnificent natural spas, state of the art resorts, accessibility, safety and clean environment are among the factors that have positioned Jordan as top destination for medical and wellness tourism internationally” said Dr. Awni Bashir, Chairman of the Private Hospitals Association.

The Jordan Health and Wellness Guide Provides:
•In depth analysis about what medical tourism is and considerations in receiving healthcare away from home
•Discover what makes Jordan a great medical tourism destination
•Medical procedures and treatments available in Jordan
•How to budget for your Jordan medical trip
•Important tips for planning your Jordan medical trip
•Directory listing of healthcare providers, spas, accommodation and entertainment

For years, Jordan’s health sector has increasingly been visited by regional and international patients seeking competitive medical fees and highly advanced medical services. In 2010, Jordan was recognized by the World Bank as the leading regional destination for healthcare, and the fifth medical tourism destination worldwide.

Today, the Kingdom of Jordan’s attraction as a healthcare hub is bolstered by a growing string of internationally accredited hospitals. Geographically, Jordan is home to some of nature’s best health spots located in a landscape largely unchanged since biblical times; such as the healing waters of the Dead Sea and the therapeutic hot springs of Ma’in. In the past decade, ultra-modern health resorts and spas that meet international health standards have sprouted alongside these natural health hotspots to cater to wellness clients seeking alternative healthcare treatments.

In line with MTA's commitment to education, the Medical Tourism Association will be providing this book online on at The MTA is the leading portal for consumers of medical tourism on the internet and is now available in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and English so that consumers from all around the world can be exposed to healthcare destinations.

About Private Hospital Association (PHA)
The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) is a private voluntary, non-profit organization that was established in 1984 representing the private hospitals interests in Jordan. The PHA’s Mission is to provide members with market-driven and integrated quality services aimed at developing their hospital's capacity to become globally competitive by adhering to the most stringent quality standards in the medical arena.

The main objectives of the PHA are:

To ensure that Jordanians are empowered with personal choice and rapid access to affordable hospital care of the highest quality

To increase the competitiveness of the Jordanian private hospitals locally, regionally and internationally

To promote and protect the interests of private hospitals (as well as their owners and operators)

And to proactively interact with members, to ensure private hospitals continue to be dynamic in meeting the ever-changing needs of the Jordanian community

About the Medical Tourism Association Destination Guides
As nearly 100 countries around the world embrace the medical tourism industry, the Medical Tourism Association ™ has launched its Destination Guides program as a commitment to education, with a focus on consumer awareness. The Medical Tourism Association Destination Guides provide an exclusive focus on a destination, country or city with detailed information about the quality of healthcare in the destination, the healthcare infrastructure found in that region, as well as the wellness and preventative healthcare options the area possesses.

The Destination Guides are structured to educate consumers and take them through their medical tourism decision making process; from the moment they begin to research a destination, they will know what to look for. The key function of the Destination Guides is to empower medical travelers with knowledge on the industry and provide a step by step, set of guidelines to take into consideration when traveling for healthcare and/or wellness.

Additional features of the destination guides include instant free access for patients by downloading it from - the number one rated website for medical tourism information by Google. The print edition of the guides may be available through, iTunes, Kindle and other merchants for worldwide distribution.

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The MTA is the first international non-profit assn. made up of the top international hospitals, healthcare providers, medical travel facilitators, insurance companies, members with the common goal of promoting the highest level of quality of healthcare.
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