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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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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Healthcare provision

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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
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Cosmetic surgery

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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

Find hospitals and clinics, agents and facilitators, services and other organisations operating in the medical travel industry that are based in UAE.

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Featured organisations

Premier Healthcare Germany GmbH

Medical travel agency in Hamburg

Based in Hamburg, Premier Healthcare Germany is an independent medical travel agency devoted to helping people from all over the world to access world class medical care in German hospitals and clinics. Specialising in organising surgical interventions, medical check-ups and rehabilitation programmes, PHG has a particular expertise in orthopaedics, spinal surgery, heart surgery, vascular surgery, obesity surgery and gastroenterology. A personalised approach means that all individual requests and requirements are welcomed, however.

Persiatour

Medical travel agency in Tehran

IVF Spain Alicante

Clinic in Alicante

Based in the beautiful port city of Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca, IVF Spain is a modern, ISO-accredited fertility clinic, founded in 2009 by Dr Jon Aizpurua, an internationally recognised and respected expert in the field of assisted reproduction. The international clinic offers a comprehensive range of infertility treatments including IVF, IUI, the ROPA method for lesbian couples, social freezing and anonymous egg donation. Combining state-of-the-art technology, innovation and research with a caring, patient-centred approach, the clinic is able to provide specialist treatment for the most complex cases and its position at the forefront of the field of assisted reproduction is reflected in a pregnancy rate well above the Spanish average.

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