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Numerous Thai Hospitals Have Earned Prestigious JCI Accreditation

And the first to meet Joint Commission International standards in the whole of Asia was Bangkok’s celebrated Bumrungrad International Hospital, meaning it was the first Asian facility to pass muster in over 350 international standards on their rigorous checklist.

Barbados Medical Tourism

Barbados is the easternmost Caribbean island with the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Caribbean Sea to the west. It is an independent and democratic country that has been influenced by both British and African cultures due to its location and history. Barbados was accepted in the realm of developed nations by the United Nations in 2011, with the Human Development Index of 0.793.

Tourism is one of the major industries in the country and contributes approximately 25 percent of the nation's GDP. Vast stretches of white sand beaches, perennial sunshine, exquisite scenery and clear waters make Barbados an irresistible attraction for people from all over the world. The government here is investing effort and money in the development of medical tourism, which is a natural offshoot of the already thriving tourism industry. 

Barbados is increasingly being recognized as a medical tourism destination with the most developed and advanced medical infrastructure and technology in all of Eastern Caribbean. It boasts of having a dialysis center, provisions for open-heart surgeries and decompression chambers among other facilities. The official language of the country being English, all the doctors and medical professionals working at both the public and private hospitals and clinics speak in English. Some of the most popular treatments Barbados is famous for include fertility treatments, geriatric care, holistic and alternative treatments, bariatric surgery, dental treatments and cardiology/heart surgeries. For example, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a 600 bed public hospital located in Bridgetown, is currently the biggest and the most comprehensive facility in the country and offers all these treatments. Another popular clinic is the Barbados Fertility Clinic, a privately run Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited clinic for fertility treatment that has been attracting medical tourists for almost a decade now. 


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Why Medical Tourism in Barbados


Barbados is a developed independent country in the Caribbean region. Thanks to the spectacular scenic beauty and tropical climate that the place is blessed with, tourism is the biggest industry in the country, generating almost one-fourths of the country’s GDP. Hundreds of people from Britain, the United States of America, Canada, and the neighboring islands, visit this haven of serenity each year.  Read More

Healthcare System and Quality in Barbados


Barbados is being increasingly seen as a medical tourism destination, and some people plan tours to the country to receive non-emergency care while vacationing in spectacular, tropical surroundings. Barbados has one of the best healthcare systems in the world and has been ranked 46th by the World Health Organization in this regard. Universal public health in Barbados was established in the 1969 with the implementation of ... Read More

Barbados Visa Requirements for Medical Tourists


Barbados is becoming one of the global hotspots for medical tourism. Easy accessibility due to its location and quality health and medical services have made it popular among people from North and South American countries, Canada and Britain.  Read More

Popular Destinations for Medical Tourism in Barbados



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Chakra Spa

Christ Church, Barbados


Languages: English

Immerse yourself in the Chakra Spa lifestyle where you will enter a welcoming and tranquil space to thoroughly relax, rejuvenate and heal you. In our haven each service, amenity and detail at Chakra i...

Caribbean Dermatology & Laser Centre

Bridgetown, Barbados


Languages: English

Caribbean Dermatology & Laser Centre was born out of the long-standing Dermatology practice of Dr. Blondelle Durant. Dr.Jacqueline McClean joined the practice in 2001 and Dr. Tracey Durant joined ...

DayBell Dentistry

Bridgetown, Barbados


Languages: English

DayBell Dentistry Barbados offers effective and satisfying cosmetic, restorative and preventative dentistry geared to meet the dental health needs of the entire family. A team of well-trained, experie...

The Sugar Cane Spa

Speightstown, Barbados


Languages: English

Come and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul with our full range of treatments. The Spa features seven treatment rooms offering hydrotherapy, massage, a steam room and a relaxation area with dipping p...

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Bridgetown, Barbados


Languages: English

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is the country’s primary acute care medical facility. The QEH is also an accredited teaching hospital affi...
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