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Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?
Local medical care is probably the best in Sub-Saharan Africa and is of a Western standard. Cape Town/Johannesburg is actually the medical evacuation point for most nearby countries, and a number of people I know have given birth here. - Oct 1, 2017
Not really. The hospitals are fine. - May 13, 2014
I have not had any experience with this, as my kids are very healthy. That said, there are lots of good doctors and pharmacies around. South Africa is the medical evacuation point for Embassies in the southern Africa region. - Aug 26, 2013
HIV/AIDS is rampant, so unprotected sex is a massive risk. World class health care for those few (such as expats) with the means to pay for it or a quality medical insurance program. We use private doctors under our insurance and have received better care than we would have in the USA. - Oct 28, 2007