Social and Cultural Characteristics
Public Health and medical care
The quantitative and qualitative indices of the public health and medical care services show the appropriate status of the province comparing to the country’s average. 2914 beds in hospitals, 19 medical institutes, 247 hygienic and remedial centers and other clinical and par clinical facilities have made this province the apex of medical services in the Southeast of the country. Fertility and infertility, diabetes, cardiovascular, cancer and etc. research centers have prepared the opportunity for specialized and ultra specialized medical activities. At present the capacity of Yazd’s hospitals is more than the neighboring provinces (30%) and that’s mostly because of experienced medical staff and offering relatively cheap and appropriate medical services.