In recent decades there has been a major improvement in the quality of health care in Oman. Rising living standards have greatly reduced the impact of contagious diseases, though the high rates of non-communicable diseases – common among many GCC countries – continue to climb. Despite feeling the impact of the fiscal austerity caused by low oil prices, the country’s health sector is poised to resume growth, aided by the expected introduction of mandatory health insurance for expatriates.
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