Ethiopia: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 Under 1,000
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Tourists 2019 812,000
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Population 2021 117.9 million
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There are a number of hospitals in Addis Ababa but only private hospitals offer a reasonable standard of basic care for minor health problems. Elsewhere, medical facilities (including dentistry) are extremely poor. Chinese companies are building new hospitals.


Medical tourism numbers in

A few hundred, if any.


Medical tourism numbers out

Exactly how many Ethiopians travel for health reasons is not known, but local estimates put it at over 10,000.


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