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Medical Services

For serious medical emergency conditions, contact your embassy for doctor recommendations.


Dr Fernando Patiño English speaker.

Dr Iturri Stroobandt Igor French and English speaker.

Medical Centers

Centro Epidemiológico Departamental La Paz Anyone heading for malarial areas can pick up antimalarials, and rabies and yellow fever vaccinations, for the cost of a sterile needle – bring one from a pharmacy.

Clínica Alemana Offers German efficiency.

Clínica Medica Lausanne Across from Club Hipico, Los Sargentos 20, Bajo Llojeta.

Clínica Sur Emergency service.

High Altitude Pathology Institute Bolivian member of the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers (Iamat). Offers computerized medical checkups and can help with high-altitude problems. English spoken.

Techno Vision Glasses and eye care.


24-hour Pharmacy A good pharmacy on the Prado.