Global Healthcare Travel Forum (GHTF)
About GHTF 2019
Global Healthcare Travel Forum (GHTF) that will be held in Baku between 22-24 April 2019, will welcome the participation of many delegates from 20 countries. The forum will witness signing of several agreements between a number of medical institutions and service providers. Participants at the GHTF will discuss several issues regarding the industry, service quality, centers of excellence, accessibility, new medical tourism patterns and challenges facing the sector.
The Forum also will endorse the "Baku Declaration" that seeks to expand the scope of medical tourism sector in Azerbaijan to eight internationally recognized segments. Known as the Health Travel 8 (HT8), the segments include traditional medical tourism, dental tourism, spa tourism, wellness tourism, sport tourism, culinary tourism, accessible tourism and assisted residential tourism, which serves visitors with diseases or disabilities.