we all want access to good health care whether its preventative measures such as immunization the management of ongoing conditions are critical illness and emergency treatment everyone wants to reassurance that your mental and physical well-being is in safe hands my name is Alex and in the video today we take a look at a car beyond countries with the best health care welcome back to Hill eat Jamaica the place you come to learn about Jamaica and Jamaicans if it's your first time joining me here consider subscribing to the channel by clicking that red subscribe button and remember to turn on notifications by clicking the bell icon so you never miss any of my updates Dominica Republic foreign nationals treated in a private medical facility in the Dominican Republic will find a level of treatment and care available similar to those in developed countries standards and other hospitals will vary in an emergency the ambulance service is at best autonomous and treatment may need to be paid for upfront experts might want to take our comprehensive health care insurance and to check whether it covers repatriation evacuation for some conditions contact your health insurance provider as soon as possible if you need treatments and watch out for overcharging from a global outlook the dominican republic self care system is ranked at 51st in the world for performance just behind countries like Malaysia and Thailand and there are 1.5 doctors per 1000 inhabitants roughly the same as Colombia Jamaica the standards in both private and public medical facilities can vary and some may not be opted expectations of foreign nationals that said the best hospitals are around the tourist areas like Montego Bay and the capital Kingston and cater adequately for most ailments the country is home to the University Hospital of the West Indies 24 public hospitals and 10 private facilities while premier and queries to a network of clinics and regional centers accordant World Organization data the country is 53rd in the world for the effectiveness of itself care system but only as one dr. Burton thousand mob population which is quite low on the world scale comparable with countries like Nigeria and Fiji looking to the future this developing country has its sights set on improving life for its citizens spending 5.4 percent of its GDP on health care experts might want to consider a comprehensive level of lq insurance and access the cash to pay for treatment if unwell upfront is required unpossible enough the cover evacuation arbitration if necessary Cuba with a thriving medical tourism industry the country has excellent facilities for private patients the best care is available in the capital city of Havana while standards in more rural areas very comprehensive insurance can be invaluable it may be worthwhile ensuring you have enough cash to cover treatment or evacuation as payment may be required upfront many medicines aren't freely available so you may need to bring them off from all along with a prescription and a letter from your doctor outlining why you need them the government claims to provide a comprehensive health care system for citizens but standard of facilities unavailable and availability can be inconsistent with the performance of Cuba's provision places the country at number 39 on the world L organizations league table there are nearly seven doctors per 1000 population one of the is ratios in the world which is a reflection of the AI percentage of the country's GDP spent on ELQ here that's 11.1% the Bahamas set across a range of islands north of Cuba the Bahamas is a major tourist up for Westerners and home to many experts looking to retire in the Sun as a result it has an excellent standard of medical provision to the level many foreigners would recognize from ohm everyone has access to the facilities found in the three main public hospitals – in the capital Nassau and another in Freeport offer a range of care from eternity to surgery there are also two private hospitals on the other islands medical provision may not be available seven days a week across a network of clinics although emergency response teams staffed by volunteers are in operation we are researchers and make sure you can cover the cost of being airlifted to a major hospital in case of an emergency it's worth noting there is no Public Health scheme foreign nationals can't contribute to health insurance is available to cover emergency treatment even if you have insurance you might want to have enough cash with you when you travel as the hospital may require payment up front you might also want to ensure your policy covers evacuation arbitration while medical provision is quite comprehensive certain conditions may require treatment elsewhere such as in the US the conscious plans are l to 7% of its GDP on health there are nearly three doctors per 1000 inhabitants but in the country inland places like the UK and Finland and L care system is ranked at 94 in the world of my world l organization across the rest of the carbon with different cultures government's political histories and populations the standards of medical facilities can vary from island to island the area is home to many expats good quality health care is available even if you have to travel to get it foreign nationals in the country might want to ensure they have a comprehensive level of health insurance and access to adequate funds to pay for the roughly report on or evacuation for treatment if necessary for anyone considering to move to another country to live under work it's sensible to do some detailed research on your healthcare system you'll need to find out where are the best hospitals what access to foreign nationals after universal health care what standard of facilities and personnel are available and what about insurance in most cases this will be compulsory but in order to ensure your lton safety what level of cover will you need consider whether you might need access to a general practitioner inpatient and outpatient care specialist treatment for ongoing care and emergency healthcare provision evacuation arbitration if the treatment you need isn't available locally thank you for joining me again guys I really do hope you enjoyed this video if so please consider subscribing to elite Jamaica by clicking the red subscribe button and remember to turn on notifications by clicking the bell icon I am Alex bless


  1. What about the other island in the West Indies.why only Jamaica.the other island has the same facilities.gets ur facts right.

  2. Andrews ,Natal Medical Association in ja because they're private r the best the free hospital public and semi private UWI patients r treated so horrible by some staff members as a US citizen my experiences at the free and semi private UWI was horrible long waiting hrs some staff members rude both doctors and nurses especially public treat ppl like garbage


  4. Great keep up the good work your video is very useful.

  5. Question i recently found your channel and i have to say it is good and informative. what i want to know is how you gather your information and do you look at all the islands in the Caribbean ?

  6. Keep up the good work 🙏🏾🇯🇲

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