عنوان مقاله [English]
In all ages one of the primary laws and the constant of all human beings is health. Health and medical tourism in recent years have achieved significant growth in the world and its history goes back to the past. So that even patients travel beyond the national borders to receive their medical services. Iran has geological characteristics, warm and mineral springs, four seasons weather facilities medical services and experienced doctors in most provinces to improve the health of both domestic and foreign patients as one of the hosts of health and medical tourism in the region. Kermanshah province has potentialities in the field of health and medical tourism furthermore it has a number of IPD-equipped clinics and is active due to its geographical location with Iraq and Kurdistan in attracting health tourists. The research method is descriptive-analytical and is used to collect information through library and internet resources. Analysis and conclusion show that in addition to providing services to patients in their cities and surrounding cities, The province's priority in the field of health tourism is due to the fact that it is bordered by Iraq. However it has a lower ranking in the area of mineral spring hot water than other provinces that are active in the field of tourism, due to the lack of awareness and other issues; such as, the severe weakness of health tourism advertising offices, lack of infrastructure Consequently, because of these issues, and tourism facilities are unknown in Kermanshah.