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Costa Rica - Health

Costa Rica

A Healthcare Guide For Expat Retirees In Costa Rica

Posted by: Scar on Monday April 03, 2017 (13:24:18)   (9401 Reads)
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Not only is public healthcare relatively cheap but the standard of living for expats there is also very good.

Costa Rica has some of the best medical facilities to be found in Latin America the country has two healthcare systems that they can access.

Among the surveys placing Costa Rica as a great place for expat retirees is the magazine International Living, which places the country regularly in its top 10 and in its latest survey it came ...    more ...
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Using The Healthcare System In Costa Rica - A Short Guide For Expats

Posted by: Carole on Sunday November 23, 2014 (19:48:14)   (4098 Reads)
Costa Rica is known to have one of the best healthcare systems in Latin America and the life expectancy of the population is among the highest in the world. Both public and private healthcare is undergoing continuous modernization with new equipment, new techniques and improved training. The best part is that the costs still remain low when compared to the United States and European Union countries. Here are some highlights of the healthcare syst ...    more ...
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Tis’ The Season To Be Bitten In Costa Rica

Posted by: Carole on Friday November 22, 2013 (19:06:26)   (4609 Reads)
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3 Steps to Keep You Safe

The green season could also be called the slithering season due to the increase of snake sightings. The rain brings the snakes closer to residences, because of this fact, you should know a few things about them. Out of 139 species of snakes in Costa Rica, only 22 of them are venomous.

Some species spend their time on the ground, camouflaging in foliage or puddles, while others live amongst the trees. Costa Rica is ...    more ...