A Medical Hub for the Region
The healthcare sector in Mauritius has metamorphosed itself into an integrated cluster underpinned by a core group of high-value activities such as hi-tech medicine, medical tourism, medical education and wellness.
With state-of-the-art medical facilities and highly qualified personnel, Mauritius is positioning itself to cater for the growing needs of both domestic and international patients.
Over the years the number of private institutions have doubled and future projections indicate that the sector is expected to substantially contribute to GDP and become a pillar of the economy.
The presence of global healthcare players is increasingly positioning Mauritius as a competitive high-tech medical hub.
GDP contribution: 4.4% (est. 2017)
No. of players: 29 (public & private hospitals and clinics)
Total employment: approx. 8500 (doctors, dentists, pharmacists, qualified nurses and midwives)
Foreign Patients: more than 18,000 in 2016