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|Life Expectancy by Sex (1999):|
Women: 79.2 years
Men: 74.5 years
Many diseases of third world countries have been successfully treated and prevented and some are almost eradicated, such as malaria, yellow fever, leprosy, and tuberculosis.
Costa Rican facilities, the availability of technical equipment, and the level of medical expertise have allowed the country to offer heart and liver transplants, cosmetic surgery and modern dental interventions.