Romania

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Healthcare system

Romania has been trying for years to undertake a profound reform of its health system, which is in very poor condition. This has been postponed several times. New draft legislation was being prepared ...

Health insurance

All members of the Romanian public healthcare system are entitled to free treatment. Services are paid for from insurance contributions. The national social health insurance fund is administered by t ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Bucharest
Population : 21.4 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 : Bucharest
Population : 21.4 million
Main languages spoken : Romanian
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +40
Internet domain : .ro
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 18060 US $
WHO 2015

Tourism data

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World Bank 2015

Population profile

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UN 2015

Healthcare workforce

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WHO 2011
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OECD 2016
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Healthcare expenditure

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WHO 2015
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Healthcare provision

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Healthcare activity

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Health profile

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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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Romania to expand beyond dental tourism

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Pushing the health

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Industry participants

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Featured organisations

DENT ESTET

Clinic in Bucharest

With a group of eight modern dental clinics, seven in Bucharest and one in Timisoara, DENT ESTET is Romania’s leading provider of dental services. Staffed by highly trained dentists and equipped with the very latest equipment, the ISO accredited clinics provide a comprehensive range of affordable treatments for adults and children, including aesthetic dentistry, dental implants, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, endodontics and facial aesthetics.

Provita Medical Center

Private hospital in Bucharest

Provita is a state-of-the-art private hospital in Bucharest, Romania offering a wide range of personalised, affordable medical and surgical services including pain therapy, neurology, neurosurgery, general surgery, orthopaedics and traumatology, vascular surgery, cardiology, urology, ophthalmology, medical oncology, gastroenterology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, health screening and family medicine.

Dentesse

Clinic in

Dentesse Dental Implant Center has been offering dental treatment in Romania to patients from abroad since 1998. They specialize in dental implants and a broad range of cosmetic dental treatments including: crowns, veneers, bridges, dentures and tooth whi

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