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Treatment abroad : Latvia

Quality of care, low prices and a lovely European setting make Latvia a popular overseas health care destination for international medical tourists who are seeking surgery and treatment abroad.

Medical tourism in Latvia has been on the rise for a number of years, particularly since 2005. Like the other Baltic countries, it is a leading destination for a variety of surgeries and medical treatments.

Latvia features a high number of private healthcare facilities and impressive standards of technology and healthcare quality. Combining these factors with the competitive prices and tourist attractions makes Latvia an appealing location for medical tourism.

Why choose Latvia

The Republic of Latvia is located in northern Europe on the Baltic Sea nestled between Estonia in the north and Lithuania in the south with Russia ...

The healthcare system

The Latvian medical student undertakes a six year course of study leading to his/her Degree in Medicine, with dentists undertaking five. ...

Travel and accommodation

Riga International Airport (RIX) is the main hub for international air traffic and is located 8km southwest of the city, at Jurmala, serving flight...

About Latvia

Chances are, many people would struggle to point to Latvia on a map, but in some ways, that’s part of its charm. Latvia is not thronging with tou...

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