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Jamaica

This Destination is a Medical Tourism Index (Destination). Below is shown the ranking of this Destination.
Global Ranking
17
out of 41 Destinations
Overall MTI Score
67.16
out of 100
Destination
Environment
9
out of 41 Destinations
Score
65.65
out of 100
Medical Tourism
Industry
9
out of 41 Destinations
Score
72.83
out of 100
Quality of Facilities
& Services
28
out of 41 Destinations
Score
63.03
out of 100

About

Jamaica

Jamaica is a Caribbean island nation with a little over 2.8 million people living in it. Tourism, agriculture and mining are its main industries, thanks to its tropical weather and its lush topography of mountains, rainforests, and reef-lined beaches. With an economy struggling to grow, an unemployment rate well in the double digits, and a fight to control its deficit, this nation is open to bringing as much money as they can, which creates a huge opportunity for medical tourism. Healthcare in the destination is free for all citizens and legal residents at the government-owned clinics and hospitals. That includes prescription drugs. As in many developing nations, public healthcare reputation and waiting times allow for a private healthcare system to co-exist.

Language

English

Capital

Kingston

Time Zone

GMT -5

Currency

Jamaican Dollar

Population

2,890,000

Weather

In Jamaica, the climate is tropical, hot all year round, with minimal difference between winter and summer. Even in winter, daytime temperatures are around 27-30 °C (81-86 °F), and nighttime temperatures around 20-23 °C (68-73 °F).

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