Healthcare in Guatemala City, Guatemala
Expats and global nomads in Guatemala City share their experiences with health insurance, healthcare in Guatemala, local hospitals and specialists, quality of medical care and more.
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Guatemala City.
Expat Report: Healthcare in Guatemala City
An expat who lives several hours from Guatemala City explains that he would only use the local hospital in an emergency to be stabilized before going a hospital in Guatemala city. He explains most prescription medicines are available in Guatemala, but expensive.
Expat Report: Culture Shock in Guatemala City
My biggest problem was understanding that I was no longer in the U.S. and had to accept the way things were done in Guatemala or leave. That took at least two to three years of banging my head against the wall before I accepted that things run differently here.