Latvia: Medical tourism profile
Latvia’s health-care sector has undergone restructuring and seen an increasing number of private health care options. It needs international investors to build new private healthcare facilities. Most hospitals are public ones.
Medical tourism numbers in
The number of medical tourists to Latvia increased by 10% in 2015, and Russian numbers rose too. 2016 suggests another 10% increase to 10,000
Medical tourism numbers out
According to a 2018 EU report, the number of medical tourists (ONLY those under the EU Cross-Border Healthcare rules) for 2016 was 27.
Medical tourism promotion
Magnetic Latvia, the tourism arm of the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, promotes medical tourism in a low-key way.
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