Chengdu - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

Air quality is a serious concern. Health unit is very available but they will send you to Singapore for any serious illnesses and concerns. - Aug 2017

Air quality, food safety, traffic safety. The Chinese medical facilities are definitely not up to Western standards. - May 2016

Medical care is not great. Though the facilities are often quite nice, the training is not often up to Western standards and some labs/tests may not follow typical norms. Medevacs are the norm for most everything beyond routine care and check ups. I've heard of some seriously ill and injured people entering the hospital and walking out months later in perfect health but I would personally leave the country for anything serious. - Aug 2013

Air quality. There is no good medical care outside the MED unit, so medevacs to Singapore are not unheard of. - May 2013

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