El Salvador: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 Under 5,000
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Tourists 2019 2.6 million
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Population 2021 6.52 million
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Access to healthcare in El Salvador and the quality of that healthcare is poor. The public healthcare system is underfunded, as are the few local private hospitals and clinics. Medical care outside the city of San Salvador is limited.


Medical tourism numbers in

A few thousand as a rough estimate.


Medical tourism numbers out

A few hundred or perhaps low thousands.


Medical tourism promotion

The Ministry of Tourism promotes medical tourism.

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