Malta

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Healthcare system

Malta's state healthcare system is available to all Maltese residents and the island has a thriving private healthcare system of hospitals and clinics. There are five public hospitals and two private ...

Health insurance

The Maltese government provides comprehensive health care that is free at the point of delivery for all Maltese residents. It is funded by weekly social security contributions that all employers and e ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Valletta
Population : 0.419 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 : Valletta
Population : 0.419 million
Main languages spoken : Maltese, English
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +356
Internet domain : .mt
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 28030 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 2012
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OECD 2016
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WHO 2012
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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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Coronary angioplasty (per 100,000) : Login to view
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Hip replacement (per 100,000) : Login to view
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Health profile

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Ischemic heart disease: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
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 2011
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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Distant links

News, 22 May, 2014

Maltese hotels and hospitals link with UK medical tourism agency

Filling the niche

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Government plans to promote niche areas of medical tourism to Malta

Long needed support

News, 14 June, 2013

Malta government finally supports medical tourism

Costs or waiting times

News, 22 July, 2011

Malta health ministry will have to pay for cross border healthcare if it cannot cut waiting times

Industry participants

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Savina Clinic - Dental & Implantology Centre is a friendly, state-of-the-art practice dedicated to comprehensive quality dental care. They cater for all patients dental requirements from routine care and preventive dentistry, through restoration, treatm

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