UAE

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Healthcare system

The Abu Dhabi government aims to provide its citizens with the highest standard of living, including the provision of world-class healthcare services for residents and nationals alike. Healthcare faci ...

Health insurance

Each state is responsible for its own health insurance. Abu Dhabi Al Ain Ahlia is a national insurance company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and is owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi and local citizen ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Abu Dhabi
Population : 8.1 million
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Medical tourism

Within this section, you will find published information on medical tourism numbers, our estimate of inbound and outbound medical tourism, and IMTJ news and external news that provide estimates of med ...
 
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Healthcare system

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Health insurance

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Abu Dhabi
Population : 8.1 million
Main languages spoken : Arabic
Main religion : Islam
International dialling code : +971
Internet domain : .ae
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 40,760 US $
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Tourism data

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Population profile

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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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Healthcare expenditure

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WHO 2012
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WHO 2015
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WHO 2015
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WHO 2015
Private expenditure on health as a percentage of total expenditure on health : Login to view
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Healthcare provision

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WHO 2008
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Healthcare activity

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Health profile

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WHO 2012
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Deaths due to HIV/AIDS (per 100 000 population) : Login to view
OECD
Prevalence of Obesity (BMI >30) : Login to view
WHO 2008

Cosmetic surgery

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ISAPS 2013
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Obesity surgery

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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2014
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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Industry participants

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