Cyprus

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Healthcare system

Healthcare in Cyprus is of a high standard. Government hospitals are located in all the major cities. Smaller government-run hospitals and clinics are present in other areas of the country. There are ...

Health insurance

Cyprus currently lacks a universal health system in place to which everyone contributes. The Ministry of Health (MOH) administers the health programme for working adults and funding is obtained throug ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Nicosia
Population : 1.1 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 : Nicosia
Population : 1.1 million
Main languages spoken : Greek, Turkish
Main religion : Christianity, Islam
International dialling code : +357
Internet domain : .cy
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 28830 US $
WHO 2015

Tourism data

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World Bank 2015

Population profile

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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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WHO 2011
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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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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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OECD 2008
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Cosmetic surgery

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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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Industry participants

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Featured organisations

Cyprus Health Services Promotion Board

Association/cluster in Nicosia

Founded in 2006 on an initiative taken by the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), the Cyprus Health Services Promotion Board (CHPB) is a non-profit organisation that works to develop and promote Cyprus as a destination for health tourism.

North Cyprus IVF Center

in Nicosia

At North Cyprus Fertility Clinic in Nicosia, their highly qualified fertility specialists provide a range of assisted reproduction treatments including in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), intrauterine insemination (IUI), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI),

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