There are over 593 government hospitals and 197 private hospitals in Sri Lanka, which employ only the most qualified doctors and medical staffs in the world. The infant mortality rate and life expectancy are considerably better than developing countries around the world.
Sri Lanka is making all efforts to build advanced healthcare service and internationally accredited hospital. Sri Lanka is upgrading its medical infrastructure and technology regularly. It has seen an annual increase of 2% in the influx of medical tourists. Colombo, Jaffna, Galkissa, Moratuwa, and Kotte are the cities with excellent medical infrastructure.
Sri Lanka is well-known for many advanced surgeries. It is known for specialising in neurological surgeries as well as in haemorrhoid (piles) treatment. Sri Lanka has a large number of wellness spas that focus on Ayurveda, Yoga and meditation amongst other traditional therapies for rejuvenation of mind, body, and soul.
All hospitals have fluent English-speaking medical practitioners and also employ staffs with a good grasp over the English language. Sri Lanka mixes modern elements with traditional aspects and is known for its regional diversity. Its traditional long-standing affiliation with Ayurveda treatment makes it one of the best destinations for alternative treatments.
CULTURE & TOURISM:
Sri Lanka is an island country with lots of green fields and backwaters. Colombo, Kende, Jaffna, Dampula and Anuradhapura attract the largest number of tourists every year. Medical tourists can take advantage of the tourist visa that allows them to stay for the duration of their medical treatments, including alternative treatments like “yoga and Ayurveda”.