Hungary

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Healthcare system

The Hungarian health care system has recently undergone extensive privatisation and its funding is now predominantly through the Health Insurance Fund (HIF). State budgetary assistance is provided fo ...

Health insurance

Universal healthcare is paid for by a mix of tax and social insurance-based funds responsible for financing Hungary’s system. There are no fees to pay for services. It is fully covered by the Health ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Budapest
Population : 10 million
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Medical tourism

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Healthcare system

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Budapest
Population : 10 million
Main languages spoken : Hungarian
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +36
Internet domain : .hu
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 13,059.4 US $
WHO 2013

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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Medical tourism

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Industry participants

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Featured organisations

Kreativ Dental Clinic

Clinic in Budapest

The Kreativ Dental Clinic in Hungary is one of Europe`s premier dental establishments which uses the most up-to-date Dental Technology. It`s UK division, Kreativ Dental UK, has been established to promote the Budapest clinic and to offer its low-cost adv

Helvetic Dental Clinics Budapest

Clinic in Budapest

At Helvetic Dental Clinics Budapest in Hungary their aim is to provide accessible, high quality dental care at affordable prices. Treatments available include dental implants, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays/onlays, teeth whitening and root canal treatment.

Danubius Health Spa Resorts Hungary

Spa in budapest

With six resorts in Hungary, including two in Budapest, Danubius Health Spa Resorts offer natural spa medicine treatments for rheumatic and arthritic conditions, musculoskeletal injuries, circulatory problems, respiratory conditions, kidney and urinary tract issues and skin conditions.

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