Published on : Friday, February 17, 2017
Tour n’ cure is the new method by which Egypt is planning to boot its tourism sector. Through this new scheme, Hepatitis C patients all across the world will receive the best medicines and treatment facilities at affordable prices. Egypt’s Health, Tourism and Aviation Ministries have launched this brilliant package as the country leads with 96 percent recovery rate of Hepatitis C in the world.
Besides, the package involves exploring Egyptian landmarks as well as treating eczema and rheumatism. Government is quite optimistic on this initiation as it’ll attract millions of tourists all over the globe.
Lionel Messi, the popular Argentine footballer will visit Egypt soon to promote its medical tourism program. This program to eliminate Hepatitis C has been immensely praised by World Health Organization. Egypt was the first country to start WHO recommended safe injections project.
Egypt has been offering Hepatitis C medicine at lower prices for quite some time now. In 2015, it was calculated that approximately 15 million Egyptians suffered from Hepatitis C.