Health care in Cyprus is of high standards, which is recognized by the World Health Organization to be at par with developed countries. Cyprus’ health care system is being trusted not only by local residents but also by other foreign nationals who come to Cyprus for health reasons. Healthcare is inexpensive with State hospitals practically free and private health insurance is available at low cost. This is most especially important in emergency and accident situations with drug cost kept at a low minimum.
Environmental conditions are amongst the reasons why foreign nationals are attracted to settling in Cyprus. It has a tropical climate, which is mild temperate. There are no heavy industries that significantly contribute to air pollution. Sewage disposal and good sanitation system is present to ensure hygienic environment. Quality of water is good with the presence of piped water system. Foreign nationals entering Cyprus is not required to undertake any vaccinations because epidemics and infectious diseases throughout the country is low. Food and water safety are also being strictly monitored by the Medical and Public Health Services Department. Government hospitals are located in all the major cities. Smaller government-run hospitals and clinics are present in other areas of the country.