Health care facilities are continually improving. The
Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Male' is the biggest
hospital in the country, providing sophisticated medical
care. Additionally, ADK Hospital is the biggest private
health care provider, and follows high medical standards;
experienced European doctors work at the AMDC Clinic;
and some resorts have an in-house doctor. Decompression
chambers are within reach of most resorts in case of
a diving emergency.
hours: These are from Sunday to Thursday 7:30 -
14:30 in the government sector, and generally from 9:00
- 5:00 in the private sector. Friday and Saturday constitute
Up-to-date technology and international satellite links
allow Maldives to have a sophisticated communications
system. IDD facilities are available on all resorts,
and card phone facilities are available on all islands.
‘Dhiraagu’, the Maldives telecommunications company,
and an affiliate of Cable and Wireless, of Britain,
provides mobile telephones for rental on a daily basis.
Dhiraagu is also the Internet Service Provider.