The Medical tourism industry in Mauritius has witnessed a sustained growth over the last years. The Mauritian private healthcare sector now boasts state-of-the-art facilities and highly-qualified personnel providing comprehensive high-end medical care which has enabled Mauritius to position itself as a leading destination for medical travel.
Mauritius has an impressive track record as an upmarket tourism destination and is now gradually transforming itself into a leading medical hub in the region. The island is an ideal destination where patients can undergo treatment, recuperate and enjoy a holiday at a competitive rate. In 2016, more than 18,000 foreign patients travelled to Mauritius for both inpatient and outpatient procedures and the value of the private health industry is estimated at around MUR 2 Billion.