Healthcare in Qatar

Understand the healthcare system in Qatar from registering for health insurance to seeking medical treatment…

Healthcare in Qatar is made up of a combination of free treatment at government health facilities, on presentation of a Health Card, and private medical practice, many of which are staffed by English-speaking doctors. Although the government healthcare system is of a high standard, many western expatriates opt for private healthcare, due to the fact that most have some form of private medical insurance.

This section features information about how to register for health insurance, locate a doctor or pharmacy, and pay for medical care. In addition, there are details on the services provided for new mothers and babies in Qatar, as well as a list of vital telephone numbers that can be contacted in case of emergency.