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From Obesity to Health Tourism Ambassador

Özlem Özkulak's Story of Weight Loss, Self-Empowerment, and Community Service

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Obezity surgery helped Turkish advertising executive Özlem Özkulak lose 8.8 st and turn her life around. She has since become a health tourism ambassador, promoting Turkish doctors and hospitals to patients around the world.

Özkulak, who worked as an advertising manager for a national newspaper, decided to have weight loss surgery after struggling to lose weight on her own. She had the surgery in Elazig, Turkey, and quickly lost 8.8 st. She left her job at the newspaper and started a marketing agency.

Özkulak became interested in health tourism and began working with the Turkish Health Tourism Association. She received training in health tourism in Turkey and abroad. She was eventually appointed as the representative of the Turkish Health Tourism Association in İzmir.

In 2018, Özkulak organized a large obesity fair in İzmir. The fair was attended by academics, experts, and İzmir residents. Özkulak also established a platform called “Find Doctor in Turkey” to promote Turkish doctors to international patients.

 

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In 2018, Özkulak organized a large obesity fair in İzmir. The fair was attended by academics, experts, and İzmir residents. Özkulak also established a platform called “Find Doctor in Turkey” to promote Turkish doctors to international patients.

Özkulak said that the goal of her project is to promote Turkey and its doctors to the world. She also said that she wants to promote İzmir as a destination for health tourism.

Özkulak has also been involved in other projects, including a cafe project for people with dwarfism, an apricot project for housewives, and a women’s empowerment fair.

Here are some additional details about Özkulak’s work in health tourism:

  • She works with a team of experts to research and select qualified Turkish doctors and hospitals.
  • She provides patients with a full range of services, including airfare, accommodation, and medical care.
  • She is working on a new project to make it easier for patients to find the information and services they need.

Özkulak’s work is helping to promote Turkey as a leader in health tourism.