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What are healthcare services like in Belize?

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We asked retirees if they have access to good medical care in Belize. They wrote...

"Healthcare services in Belize are generally accessible and affordable. There is a wide range of public and private hospitals, health centers and clinics offering services such as primary care, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, dentistry and ophthalmology. The government operates health centers and clinics across the country, as well as two regional hospitals. Private healthcare centers also offer a range of medical services for those with the financial resources. Vaccines are available for many infectious diseases and there is a national health insurance scheme for near universal access to health care services. The quality of the healthcare services is improving but is still limited in some regions," remarked another expat who made the move to Belize.

"We have not needed medical care so far, but it is available locally. We hear that the care is very good," explained one expat living in Hopkins Village, Belize.

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