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Life expectancy within the kingdom is above the regional average, with a medical insurance safety net available for citizens. Medical care is provided by public, private and aid operators. Advanced procedures and improving care standards are drawing health tourists to the kingdom, and Amman has become a growing medical manufacturing base, with free zones offering an attractive location for businesses looking to access Middle Eastern and East Asian markets. Industry leaders in the kingdom are looking to partner with ICT groups in the US, with a view to building Arabic-language editions of US software, and licensing US medical products by Jordanian firms.