About the Forum

The Private Hospitals Association Jordan (PHA) is organizing the largest forum specialized in healthcare travel in the MENA region, “International Healthcare Travel Forum 2022” which will be UNDER THE ROYAL PATRONAGE OF HIS MAJESTY KING ABDULLAH II IBN AL HUSSEIN. The IHTF2022 is held in cooperation with the Global Healthcare Travel Council, the International Hospital Federation and the Arab Hospitals Federation during the period 19th – 21th of Nov 2022 at the St. Regis Hotel in Amman – Jordan. We are honored that the IHTF2022 is supported by the Ministry of Health and Jordan Tourism Board.

Building on our great success in our last Forum in 2019, which was under The Royal Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein that was attended by more than 700 participants from 48 countries. Which focused Amman Declaration to expand healthcare travel to include HT8 (Healthcare Travel eight segments); Medical Tourism, Dental Tourism, Spa Tourism, Wellness Tourism, Culinary Tourism, Sports Tourism, Accessible Tourism and Assisted residential Tourism.

The PHA is organizing this forum to build on the previous successes and to set a platform for experts and professionals in healthcare travel from all over the world to get together and share experiences and knowledge.

We assure you that this forum will give healthcare travel stakeholders from all over the world the opportunity to meet in one place, network and strengthen the cooperation between different countries who are interested to provide or receive healthcare services. The forum will provide participants knowledge about the latest innovations and trends in the healthcare travel industry and for this purpose we are inviting internationally renowned experts and opinion leaders and decision makers.

Looking forward to see you in Amman.

Dr. Fawzi Al Hammouri
Forum Chairman
Private Hospitals Association, Chairman
Global Healthcare Travel Council, Honorary President

Forum Vision

Providing a forum in which public and private sector delegates from all over the world can explore ways to provide reliable, safe, professional, and modern healthcare services.

Forum Objectives

The International Healthcare Travel Forum 2022 will include:

  • A platform of over 700 local, regional and international professional healthcare attendees, representing healthcare institutions, government officials, insurance companies, medical companies, travel agents, spas, hotels, wellness providers and others.
  • The largest number of legitimate buyers to attend the forum and participate in the networking program, sharing experiences, educational and promotional opportunities.
  • Global decision makers of health authorities and key players in the healthcare travel industry to have a better understanding of the benefits of medical and wellness tourism worldwide.
  • World class speakers specialized in all healthcare travel segments.
  • Exhibition for healthcare providers and companies.
  • Identify emerging innovations and international standards, and foster a better understanding of opportunities.
  • Advocate for a better understanding of the benefits of medical tourism for the patients and for the healthcare providers.
  • Utilize and increase awareness about the importance of e-marketing at this era.
  • Facilitate the identification and embracing of emerging international requirements and opportunities.
  • Offer healthcare providers from around the world the chance to create business opportunities and forming partnerships.
  • Illustrate the importance of accreditation and quality assurance programs.

Targeted Participant

The International Healthcare Travel Forum 2022 will be of interest to the following:

  • Ministries and Governmental Bodies (Health and Tourism Ministry Officials).
  • Ambassadors and Health Attachés.
  • Treatment Abroad Officials.
  • Hospitals and Medical Centers.
  • Doctors
  • Hotels and wellness facilities.
  • Medical Equipment and Pharmaceutical Companies.
  • Quality & Accreditation Bodies.
  • Local and International Insurance Companies.
  • Airline Companies, Travel and Tourism Agents.

Amman- Jordan Shmeisani- Obada Bin Samet St. - Building No. 14