On October 2, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has officially opened Konya City Hospital, which had been partially commenced in August. Poised to provide services for both domestic and foreign patients, the mega complex aims to help Turkey raise its healthcare tourism during and after the COVID-19 outbreak.
Addressing the attendees at the inauguration ceremony, President Erdoğan said, “City hospitals are the peak of our healthcare system, and Konya hospital is one of the biggest among them.”
According to a statement released by the Ministry of Health, Konya City Hospital has 1,250 beds, including 256 for intensive care units, 108 for emergency services and 30 for dialysis services. The complex is marked as Turkey’s 16th city hospital inaugurated by the government as part of the infrastructural development plan of the Turkish healthcare system.