Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?
Probably the biggest health concern would be the air quality during the smoky season (roughly Feb-April). The quality of medical care here is quite good. Bangkok Hospital here in Chiang Mai is probably the premier medical care facility here and it comes close to US standards in terms of care. The hospitals in Bangkok, just an hour's flight away are at US standards. - Mar 2019
No major health concerns. Several local hospitals offer adequate, but not terrific, care. Several hospitals in Bangkok offer world-class care. - May 2007
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