Poland

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Healthcare system

Extensive reform efforts have taken place in Poland since the start of political and economic transformation in 1989, including the first systemic changes in the health sector. The strongly centralize ...

Health insurance

Poland’s health care is based on a general health insurance system. Subsidized health services are provided to Polish residents that are covered by the general health insurance. This can be either o ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Warsaw
Population : 38.3 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 : Warsaw
Population : 38.3 million
Main languages spoken : Polish
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +48
Internet domain : .pl
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 22300 US $
WHO 2015

Tourism data

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Population profile

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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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Healthcare expenditure

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WHO 2012
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Healthcare provision

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Healthcare activity

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Health profile

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Deaths due to HIV/AIDS (per 100 000 population) : Login to view
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WHO 2008

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

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Featured organisations

Professional Beauty

Medical travel agency in

Professional Beauty provides high quality cosmetic surgery, dentistry and hair transplant surgery in Poland including facelifts, browlifts, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), ear and eye surgery, laser treatments, tummy-tuck, breast enlargement, breast reduction, breast uplift and liposuction. Composite and porcelain veneers, crowns, dental implants and laser tooth whitening. Professional Beauty also arrange gastric band and gastric bypass surgery in Brussels, Belgium.

KCM Clinic

Private hospital in Jelenia Gora

KCM Clinic is a modern healthcare provider in Poland offering a range of cosmetic surgery and obesity and weight loss treatments including breast surgery, body reshaping, face and neck surgery, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.

Dr Poland

Medical travel agency in Bytom

Dr Poland works with leading clinics and hospitals across Poland to provide international patients with access to high quality, affordable plastic surgery and dentistry. With over 15 years` experience in the medical tourism sector, they take care of all aspects of a trip to Poland for aesthetic and dental treatment, including finding the best specialist, getting the best quote, travel and hotel bookings, transfers and post-operative care.

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