Taiwan

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Healthcare system

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Facts and figures

Capital : Taipei
Population : million
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Medical tourism

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Healthcare system

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Taipei

Tourism data

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World Bank
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Population profile

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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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Healthcare expenditure

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Healthcare provision

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PET scanners (per 1 million population) : Login to view
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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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Cataract surgery (per 100,000) : Login to view
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Health profile

Breast cancer: Female mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
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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
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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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