The Third Edition of the African Congress of Medical Tourism (AMTC) was held from 07 to 09 October 2022 in Tunis, Tunisia. This event aimed to bring together regulators, doctors, and other stakeholders in the healthcare sector, representing more than 20 countries. The congress took place under the supervision of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Tourism, with the theme of “new avenue of investment and export of medical services and support for wellness tourism”. This event was also supported by the Health Tourism Development Center of Islamic Countries (HTDC) and other related organizations.
The AMTC is an important event that serves as a platform for healthcare professionals and industry players to exchange knowledge, share experiences, and discuss the latest trends and developments in the field of medical tourism. With more than 20 countries represented, the congress offers a unique opportunity for attendees to network and establish partnerships with stakeholders from across the African continent and beyond.
The theme of the congress, “new avenue of investment and export of medical services and support for wellness tourism”, is particularly relevant given the current global economic climate. Medical tourism is an increasingly important sector, with more and more people seeking medical treatment abroad. This presents significant opportunities for healthcare providers and industry players, and the AMTC aims to explore these opportunities and identify new avenues for investment and growth.
The event was supported by the Health Tourism Development Center of Islamic Countries (HTDC), which is an important partner in the development of medical tourism in the region. The HTDC aims to promote and support the development of health tourism in Islamic countries and is committed to enhancing the quality of health services and facilities in the region.
In addition to the main congress program, the AMTC also featured a number of workshops and training sessions aimed at enhancing the skills and knowledge of healthcare professionals in the region. These sessions covered a range of topics, from the latest medical technologies and treatments to marketing and customer service strategies.
Overall, the Third Edition of the African Congress of Medical Tourism (AMTC) was a highly successful event that brought together healthcare professionals, industry players, and policymakers from across the region and beyond. With its focus on exploring new avenues for investment and growth in the medical tourism sector, the congress is helping to drive innovation and development in this important area. As the sector continues to grow, events like the AMTC will play an increasingly important role in shaping the future of healthcare and tourism in Africa and beyond.