Panama: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 1,000
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Tourists 2019 1.8 million
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Population 2021 4.38 million
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Panama has been touted as a medical tourism destination for a decade but has failed to attract business.


Medical tourism numbers in

In 2006 an estimated 1,000 people went to Panama for medical treatment, compared to 750 in 2005 and fewer than 500 in 2004. These are local guestimates. There are no later figures.


Medical tourism numbers out

A few hundred.


Medical tourism promotion

Panama is no longer promoting medical tourism or health tourism.

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