Bahrain

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Healthcare system

The quality of health care in Bahrain is generally high and equal to that in Western Europe and the USA, except for highly specialist treatment. For specialist treatment it is sometimes necessary to s ...

Health insurance

Bahrain has a public health service providing free or very low cost health care for its nationals and these services are also available to expatriates. ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Manama
Population : 1.4 million
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Medical tourism

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Healthcare system

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Health insurance

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Manama
Population : 1.4 million
Main languages spoken : Arabic
Main religion : Islam
International dialling code : +973
Internet domain : .bh
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 15,920 US $
WHO 2010

Tourism data

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World Bank 2015
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World Bank

Population profile

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OECD / WHO 2015
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OECD / WHO 2015
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UN 2015
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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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WHO 2011
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OECD 2016
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OECD
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OECD
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OECD 2016
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WHO 2011
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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
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WHO 2015

Healthcare provision

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WHO 2009
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OECD
PET scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
OECD

Healthcare activity

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Health profile

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WHO 2012
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WHO 2012
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 2011
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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News, 30 January, 2015

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Drawing from the same well

News, 14 February, 2011

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Ups and downs

News, 06 December, 2010

Mixed news for medical tourism in the Middle East

Industry participants

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