Netherlands Medical Travel Information

Medical Facilities and Health Information Good medical facilities are widely available. Emergency medical response can be accessed by dialing 112. Pharmacies (“Apotheek”) are widely available and can assist with emergency prescription needs. Some common medications are not available in the Netherlands without a prescription, and some prescription drugs cannot be sent to the country. Travelers are urged to carry an adequate supply of prescription drugs in their original container, in their carry-on luggage. Please carry a letter from your pharmacist or medical doctor with you, as some drugs are subject to confiscation by local custom agents. Those traveling with any pre-existing medical problems should bring a letter from the attending physician, describing the medical condition and any prescription medications, including the generic name of prescribed drugs.

Vaccinations are not required for travel to the Netherlands.
Drinking Water Source - percent of rural population improved 100%
Drinking Water Source - percent of urban population improved 100%
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.2%
Hospital Bed Density - beds/1,000 population 4.7
People Living with HIV/AIDS 22,000
Physicians Density - physicians/1,000 population 3.92
Sanitation Facility Access - percent of urban population improved 100%
Sanitation Facitlity Access - percent of rural population improved 100%

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