There have been a large number of investments in the health sector during the recent years. In the last five years the number of specialist physicians have increased by 25%, practicioners by 63%, medical assistants by 42% and nurses by 60%.
There are two medical schools in Konya in Necmettin Erbakan University Medical School and Selcuk University Medical School.
Konya has 40 hospitals with the total bedding capacity of 6.635. However there are eight ongoing hospital construction projects which will increase the capacity by 1.858.
As of 2014, the ratio of doctors per capita is 315/100.000. With the completion of new hospitals, this number will increase massively.