The prosperity of medical Sector in Jordan
The sustained growth in the number of publically and privately owned hospitals, the construction and upgrading of existing hospitals and medical centers, expanding health insurance coverage, and the shift from older conventional methods to modern treatment ones drive the demand for medical equipment and services. Moreover, imports currently supply approximately 80% of Jordan’s demand for medical equipment.
Health sector indicators
Number of Hospital Beds Number of Hospitals
Private 4,992 64
Public 9,787 51
Total 14,779 115
The heath care is the main factor to increase "medical tourism"
The Government of Jordan (GoJ) recognizes the competitive strength of Jordan’s healthcare sector, which is reflected in Jordan’s Vision 2025, which puts specific emphasis on the development of the healthcare and medical tourism clusters. In addition, the GoJ has implemented the e-health care initiative, which aims to ensure the accountability of the health care system and shall operate the storage, retrieval, and updating of patients’ electronic health records by all participating healthcare facilities in Jordan. The healthcare in Jordan also meets international standards in terms of accreditation, the Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC) is accredited The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua). These factors all together contributed to the increase in medical tourism over the years.