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Treatment abroad : United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The United Arab Emirates (also the UAE or the Emirates) is a Middle Eastern country situated in Southwest Asia, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia and is made up of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajmān, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain.

It is one of the most liberal countries in the Gulf, with other cultures and beliefs generally tolerated. The people of the UAE generally enjoy a high standard of living because of oil wealth.

With quality medical staff and equipment, healthcare in the UAE has progressed from a primitive state to standards on a par with the Western world.  Dubai, a destination already known as a luxury vacation paradise, offers the ultimate shopping and tourism experience.   The UAE's official language is Arabic but many people speak English, particularly those who are in business or commerce.

Healthcare available is of a high standard and at competitive rates compared to the West.  Modern medical management, efficient clinical governance, introduction of the best facilities in the field of medicine and highly qualified and experienced doctors all adds to the uncompromising quality of healthcare in the region.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), is a relative newcomer to medical tourism, but is quickly catching up, with recent estimates indicating that the number of foreign patients is growing each year.

For more information visit the Dubai Government's Department of Tourism & Commerce website.

The International Dubai airport website provides information on flights and travel.

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