Health Facilities in Maldives

Published on 21 August 2019 by Avila Holidays

Maldives in general is a safe country to visit. Although you wont be getting world class health services, Maldivian health sector has improved significantly.

All resorts have first aid facilities and on most, you can get the services of a resident doctor and facilities for minor treatment. Some have clinics with separate observation rooms and small pharmacies. The Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) and the ADK Hospital are the two major hospitals in Male’. In addition, there are many clinics where you may consult a doctor. In both the IGMH and ADK doctors are on duty 24 hours of the day. Both conduct surgery and offer many specialist services. The country is free from malaria, yellow fever or any other plague. Certificate of inoculation is required only if arriving from endemic regions of the world.

Do you have health insurance back home? How about insurance that covers your travels? Check out our Travel Insurance page and get a quote for your travel insurance. Keep your worries at bay by having travel insurance and enjoy the holidays as best as you can.

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