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Health in Argentina




MEDICAL TREATMENT

In Argentina, there are many hospitals and clinics that have advanced health-care system and highly trained doctors, Argentina is a desirable destination for medical tourism, health care is available free of charge to all, including foreigners, through the public health system, but the quality is less than in private hospitals. the hospitals offers everything from bypass surgery to ultrasonic liposuction, you can receive a first-class health-care at a cost relatively low. In addition, medical care, is good in Argentina, hospital have appropriate equipment for emergency cases, doctors and hospitals often expect immediate cash payment for health services, and a visit to a physician costs from US$17 up to US$50.

HOSPITALS IN ARGENTINA

The main hospitals in Buenos Aires are:

Institution
Address
Phone
Hospital Britanico (British Hospital) Perdriel 74 - Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina - C1280AEB
(+54) 11 4309-6400
Hospital Aleman Av. Pueyrredon, La Recoleta, 1640, Buenos Aires
(+54) 11 4827-1700
Hospital Gral. de Agudos Carlos G. Durand Av. Diaz Velez 5044, Cap. Federal
(+54) 11 4958-4123
Hospital Italiano Gascon 450, Buenos Aires
(+54) 11 4959-0200
Hospital Ramos Mejia Urquiza 609, Buenos Aires
(+54) 11 4127-0300
Hospital de Niños R. Gutierrez Gallo 1330, Capital Federal
(+54) 11 4962-9247


PHARMACIES IN ARGENTINA

Are denoted by a green cross, are generally well-supplied.

Main pharmacies are:
  • Vantage, Tel/fax. 4704-2000 ; http://www.vantage.com.ar/
  • Zona Vital, Tel/Fax: (5411) 4793-6280, Main Office: Av. Santa Fe 2013 (B1640IFH), Martínez Prov. Bs. As. Argentina, http://www.zonavital.com, home delivery 0810- 444 - 4774 24 HS open
  • Farmacity, Tel/fax. 4821-3000, http://www.farmacity.com.ar/
AMBULANCES

An ambulance can be reached calling at:
  • 107
  • 4923-1051/9
  • 4342-4001/9
  • 911. from the Buenos Aires suburbs
For a guide to other hospitals, clinics, doctors in Buenos Aires go to the U.S. Embassy - List of Health

COSMETIC SURGERY

The most popular type of surgery in Argentina, is Cosmetic surgery, it was one of the first industries to come back on track after the economic crisis in 2002, with lower prices than North America and Europe, and trained personnel, many of whom have studied abroad, Argentina become as an important destiny for medical tourism, the more popular procedures are nose surgery, breast remodelling (enlargement, reduction, correction), liposuction, dentistry, eyelid corrections, plastic correction of ears, lip surgery, face-lifting and scar correction. Clinics must be registered at the Sociedad Argentina de Cirurgia Estética y Reparadora (Argentinean Society of Esthetic and Reconstructive Surgery).

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