The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a constitutional monarchy situated in the Middle East on the Jordan River, the Dead Sea, and the Gulf of Aqaba. In 2010, the nearly 90 000 km2
country was ranked as the 19th most expensive country in the world to live for its 6.5 million population. Amman, the capital of Jordan, has been recognized as one of the top 10 best cities in the world to launch a tech start-up by Rachid Sefraoui, the founder of Finaventures, in 2012.
Reputed for its quality health care system, Jordan has been a center for medical tourism for over forty years, resulting in over USD $1 billion in revenue in 2010 from 250 000 patients from 102 countries. The World Bank rated Jordan as the fifth medical tourism destination in the world. In recent years, new public and private hospitals have...