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Where can I go to get emergency health care and how much it costs? Do I need certain documents?
A medical care center for Ukrainian immigrants was opened in Warsaw. This was announced on the website of the Military Medical Institute of Poland.
Here, Ukrainians will be able to receive not only emergency care, but also prevention and anti-epidemic protection.
Persons who arrived in Poland after February 24, 2022 and are:
In the medical center will be available:
To make an appointment, you need to go to the Center's registry in person or call the number: +48 261 817 852.
Working hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Address: Szaserów 128, 04-141 Warszawa.
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has collected comprehensive information on how and where Ukrainians living abroad can receive free medical care: from consultations and examinations to inpatient treatment. See more here .
A free medical center for Ukrainians has been opened in Warsaw (free services, examinations).
You can make an appointment with a doctor:
Later, they plan to open such centers in other cities of Poland.
Can I talk to a doctor in Ukrainian/Russian?
You can check this source where Ukrainian/Russian speaking doctors are listed.
Where can I go to fill my subscriptions or treat long-term conditions and how much it costs?
You can get prescription medicines in any state medical facility nearby (Przychodnia) or Luxmed facility . You can also use the service to get medicines for a discounted price. Check more information here .
Moreover 100,000 refugees from Ukraine in Poland will receive 500 ZL for medicines that can be purchased in pharmacies across the country. To activate the program you need to register at https://health4ukraine.com/uk/ . After that you will receive an e-mail with an individual code that allows you to receive funds for the purchase of drugs. The code can be displayed in the application on the smartphone screen or printed out and submitted in paper form to the pharmacist. Funding will cover many prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including anti-diabetic drugs.
Any citizen of Ukraine who crossed the Polish border after February 24, 2022 can use this assistance in case they can provide the PESEL number. Both adults and minors can join the assistance program. If you don't have PESEL you will need:
Ukrainian immigrants who received temporary protection in Poland can receive compensation for the purchase of medicines. This was reported in the Ministry of Reintegration.
For this you need to have:
Only certain medicines are eligible for reimbursement, the list of which is updated every month. Look for the current list at the link.
You can check foreign equivalents of Ukrainian medicines here .
I am pregnant, where can I get gynecology care?
Lux Med that offers free support. You can contact them at 22 45 87 007 and email@example.com
Damian Medical center also offers free help to those who fled the war in Ukraine, for more details visit the website or call 22 566 22 20.
Check out this platform that was created to help Ukrainian refugees find free medical and psychological support.
Please check out this website for a bigger list of clinics available for Ukrainian women in Krakow.
How can Ukrainian children in Poland get the necessary vaccinations?
The instructions were shared by UAinKrakow.pl together with the Unbreakable Ukraine Foundation and the UN Children's Fund UNICEF.
Children and young people under 19 must be vaccinated. Without the necessary vaccinations, the child may not be admitted to kindergarten or school. This service is free for Ukrainians.
Vaccination is carried out according to the Polish immunization calendar .
Can I benefit from public health care?
You are entitled to free healthcare services in Poland if:
In the medical system of primary and secondary care in Poland, a number of changes were introduced from October 1. They should help reduce electronic queues for specialist doctors. The innovations of the Ministry of Health of Poland concern examinations in the field of cardiology, diabetology, pulmonary diseases, endocrinology, etc.
Now, instead of specialist doctors, patients will go to a family doctor. Recently, the Ministry of Health expanded the list of examinations for which referrals can be made by family doctors.
Now you can contact your family doctor with the results of the examination. He has the right to call a specialist doctor himself for consultation, and after that to prescribe further treatment. This will additionally reduce the burden on specialists and queues for them.
More information here .
Do I need to register in order to obtain health coverage and if yes how?
You can have access to use a public healthcare system with or without registration as long as:
Please note that health insurance is mandatory in all EU countries.
What does public healthcare cover?
As part of healthcare services, you have access to:
To find out more, call the 24/7 helpline on: 800 190 590.
Check for more information at www.gov.pl .
Where can diabetics get help?
The Polish Diabetes Association has opened about 100 assistance points for diabetes patients from Ukraine who left the country because of the war.
Help can be received by people with all types of diabetes who were forced to leave Ukraine and need emergency assistance to ensure continuity of treatment.
Help you can get:
Where can I go to get mental health support and how much it costs? Do I need certain documents?
The National Psychological Association of Ukraine, with the support of the UN, the EU launched a free support line. Anyone affected by the hostilities can call the line. All the psychologists have undergone special training, provide counseling according to international standards and adhere to ethical standards.
Call +48 800 088 141, which is available daily from 10:00 to 20:00. All calls are free of charge.
The hotline administrator will accept your request, determine a convenient format and time, and direct you to a free psychologist. You will be offered audio or video sessions lasting up to 50 minutes.
Psychological help of the all-Ukrainian program "How are you?" available by phone +48 800 088 141.