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Saudi Arabia is the largest state on the Arabian Peninsula.

In Saudi Arabia, the health care system can be regarded as public. In 2005, the government makes medical insurance obligatory for both native and foreign residents, even for those staying briefly in Saudi Arabia. Large companies were compelled to buy medical insurance for their employees.

Overall Saudi Arabia Kingdom has a well developed and easily accessible healthcare service. Most people in Saudi Arabia, whether they are native or expatriates are able to receive the healthcare they need when they need it. There are over 300 hospitals in Saudi Arabia. The standard of medical facilities are different in Saudi Arabia: most facilities in big cities offer high to very high quality services which are served largely by expatriates, use high-quality, imported surgical and diagnostic gear and follow the agreement used in superior American hospitals., while some  towns or small cities are  capable of routine procedures only. Private Saudi Arabia hospital  facilities mostly require payment at the time of treatment. In the case of a severe illness or accident or for complicated medical procedures, medical evacuation to a destination with appropriate facilities may be necessary. Medical evacuation costs would be considerable. The Saudi Arab’s hospitals may refuse treatment if a patient is uninsured or cannot pay in advance. In the case of medical emergencies or routine physical examination, expatriates have to pay for expenses themselves.

There are also some health warning of epidemic diseases in the Kingdom such as the dangers of Rift Valley fever in south-west Saudi Arabia, so it is suggested that people going to Saudi Arabia vaccinate against tropical areas related diseases such as  yellow fever, diphtheria (three months before travel), hepatitis A and B, rabies tetanus and typhoid. Diseases not protected by vaccine but by other methods include malaria and fever. Those ones spread quickly. With summer temperatures in central Saudi Arabia reaching as high as 45C, respiratory problems, exacerbated by dust, are popular.

All Foreigners especially westerners, should continue to keep a high level of alertness, particularly in the public, and take sensible preventions for your safety. You should avoid any large gatherings or demonstrations.

The only way to avoid the issues and concerns of healthcare and safety in Saudi Arab is through a high-quality international health insurance plan. These medical plans give you the flexibility to go to the doctor or hospital of your own choice, representing that no matter where you are and go in your life, from Britain to the Laos, you will always be capable of receiving the highest quality of health care available .You should buy comprehensive medical insurance for the whole duration of your intended trip before travelling.

With the constant growing number of expatriates in Saudi Arabia, the demand for adequate Saudi Arabia medical insurance is on the rise.

If you wish to have further information about international medical insurance  or a  free quote, please do not hesitate to contact one of our highly trained advisors.

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