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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?

Medical care is inconsistent. I have heard about several people getting very sick, including hospital stays, in recent months. - Nov 29, 2017
There is a good Medical Unit in the embassy. Some hospitals have high Western standards, others do not. - Nov 3, 2015
Medical care is good, though not quite up to western standards. For example while I was hospitalized once overnight and was having my blood drawn repeatedly, not once did the nurse wear gloves or clean my IV site before injecting into it. - Jul 29, 2013
It costs about $40 to see any doctor/dentist/eye doctor. Visit the US Embassy website to find good English-speaking doctors - Jun 21, 2013
There are medical and dental facilities. Some women had babies in country. I had dental and medical work done there. It is only slightly less expensive than the US. - Feb 3, 2012
No specific health concerns. If you need medical care, go to the private clinics. There are a few in La Marsa that are pretty good. Our limited experience with them was fairly good. Dental work was also decent and cheap. - Oct 28, 2011
Health care is supposed to be pretty good at some of the private clinics, although luckily we never had firsthand experience with this. - Jul 11, 2010
Decent care is available, but cleanliness standards in hospitals are lacking. - May 3, 2010
The healthcare is fine. I've seen a few local doctors for minor problems and the care has been good- and the doctors are English speaking in all three offices. If you have a serious issue however, you will be medevaced to London. - Jan 13, 2010