Malta was ranked 5th in the world, for its health services standard, by the World Health Organization (WHO). This compares well with USA (37th rank), Australia (32nd rank), Canada (30th rank) and UK (18th rank). Malta’s health care system closely resembles the British system, its former occupier.
Overall, Malta has excellent health care services with a lot of different options, which can be confirmed by both citizens, temporary workers, foreigners and tourists. Hospitals have modern infrastructure and modern equipment, and are well supported by a regional network of health centers. Getting help for minor problem is very smooth given the many options of private hospitals, health centres or the main governmental hospitals. What to choose mostly depends on costs and waiting times.