Belarus (Belorussia)

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    insurance
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Healthcare system

Belarusian healthcare is cheap and easily available, although specialized care is rare. The standard of healthcare is low. Most hospitals are state owned but there a few private hospitals and clinics. ...

Health insurance

Healthcare is funded by general taxation through the National Health Service, free at the point of use in government hospitals and clinics. Funding is on a regional and district basis, although some h ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Minsk
Population : 9.5 million
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Medical tourism

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Healthcare system

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Health insurance

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Minsk
Population : 9.5 million
Main languages spoken : Russian, Belarussian (both official)
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +375
Internet domain : .by
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 16940 US $
WHO 2015

Tourism data

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World Bank 2015

Population profile

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UN 2015
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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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OECD 2016
Dentists (total) : Login to view
WHO 2011
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Healthcare expenditure

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WHO 2012
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WHO 2015
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WHO 2015
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WHO 2015
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Healthcare provision

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WHO 2009
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Healthcare activity

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Coronary angioplasty (per 100,000) : Login to view
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Health profile

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Ischemic heart disease: Male mortality rate (per 100,000) : Login to view
WHO 2012
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Deaths due to HIV/AIDS (per 100 000 population) : Login to view
OECD
Prevalence of Obesity (BMI >30) : Login to view
WHO 2008

Cosmetic surgery

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Obesity surgery

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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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Industry participants

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Private hospital in Milano

Located in Milan, Italy, the European Institute of Oncology (IEO) is one of the world’s leading cancer centres providing the latest treatments for a comprehensive range of adult cancers. In particular, the IEO’s care and research model has become a landmark for oncology worldwide, attracting international patients seeking novel and innovative treatments. Areas of expertise include breast cancer treatment, radiotherapy and urological, gynaecological, thoracic and gastro-abdominal robotic surgery.

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Having a contact office based in London`s Mayfair, Esteurope provides access to high quality, affordable dentistry and cosmetic surgery services in Izmir on Turkey`s beautiful Aegean coast. Working with leading doctors and hospitals, and with its own state-of-the-art dental centre, their experienced team take care of all aspects of a trip to Turkey for treatment. All-inclusive packages that include flights, transfers and accommodation mean that patients can enjoy a relaxing holiday at the same time as receiving specialist treatment at a price that suits.

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