Czech Republic

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Healthcare system

Healthcare is of a high standard and readily available, although recent cuts mean that public hospitals are not as good as private ones. ...

Health insurance

For Czech citizens, foreigners with permanent residence in the Czech Republic and employees of companies located in the Czech Republic, participation in the public healthcare system through financial ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Prague
Population : 10.6 million
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Medical tourism

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Healthcare system

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Prague
Population : 10.6 million
Main languages spoken : Czech
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +420
Internet domain : .cz
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 25530 US $
WHO 2015

Tourism data

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Population profile

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Healthcare workforce

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Healthcare expenditure

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Healthcare provision

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Healthcare activity

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Health profile

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Cosmetic surgery

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Obesity surgery

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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2014
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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Industry participants

Find hospitals and clinics, agents and facilitators, services and other organisations operating in the medical travel industry that are based in Czech Republic.

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Featured organisations

PRAGA MEDICA

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A leading Czech medical tourism facilitator based in Prague. Founded back in 2009, they represent time-tested and highly specialized doctors and clinics. They speak fluent English.

Royal Medical

Medical travel agency in Prague 2

Royal Medical works with leading doctors and surgeons in the Czech Republic to provide rapid access to high quality, affordable health care in the fields of orthopaedics, cosmetic surgery, infertility and bariatrics. With many years` experience in the medical tourism sector, their friendly English-speaking (German, Russian, French) staff are committed to the highest standards of integrity, honesty and ethics, fully supporting each patient throughout their treatment journey.

Medical Travel

Medical travel agency in Prague

MEDICAL TRAVEL offers cosmetic surgery in Prague, Czech Republic. Cosmetic surgery procedures on offer include abdominoplasty, rhinoplasty and liposuction.

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