Slovakia: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 Under 5,000
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Tourists 2019 6.27 million
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Population 2021 5.5 million
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Healthcare is poor to acceptable, but medical facilities are mostly limited and out-dated. The standard of medical facilities in Slovakia varies. Most are state controlled but private ones exist. Private healthcare is limited.


Medical tourism numbers in

According to a 2018 EU report, the number of medical tourists (ONLY those under the EU Cross-Border Healthcare rules) for 2016 was 259.


Medical tourism numbers out

A few people pay privately but most depend on the state.


Medical tourism promotion

The Ministry of Transport of the Slovak Republic is responsible for the sustainable development of tourism and the destination brand management in Slovakia, and via subsidiary Slovakia Travel promotes medical tourism.

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