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Where can I go to get emergency health care and how much it costs? Do I need certain documents?
People with temporary protection have the right to use public health services and are entitled to have necessary and emergency medical treatment. The same applies to those who applied but have not yet received temporary protection. In addition, you are entitled to get oncological treatment as well as other specialized treatment in case of chronic diseases.
Emergency medical hotline: 112
You will need to present a temporary registration card or the certificate received at application for it, and a passport.
Ambulance number: 104
Can I talk to a doctor in Ukrainian/Russian?
Yes. You can reach through the Medical helpline for people arriving from Ukraine at 1812 and press the button 3 for a Ukrainian-speaking operator. You can also call +36 70 698 0696 (Ukrainian speaker) for free gynecology, pregnancy check-up & internal medicine problems at Duna Medical Center .
Also, you can join Врачи Венгрии Facebook group, where you can look for doctors that speak Ukrainian or Russian.
Where can I go to fill my subscriptions or treat long-term conditions and how much it costs?
Diabetes hotline: +36 30 311 4977
People living in accommodations designated by the state authorities should indicate their needs of medical treatment to the personnel of accomodation. People who applied for temporary protection or hold temporary protection and stay in private accomodation, should go to the general practitioner (GP, district doctor, “háziorvos” in Hungarian) for prescriptions and basic medical examinations. For addresses you should google the district/town in which you are and write “háziorvos”. If someone needs urgent medical treatment, then one can go to the closest hospital. He/she will be provided with medical treatment. Please use google for addresses.
You will need a temporary registration card or the certificate received at the application for it, and a passport.
I am pregnant, where can I get gynecology care?
Duna Medical Center provides internal medicine care for people with general health complaints, and obstetric and gynecological care for people with pregnancy-related or urgent gynecological problems, between 08:00 and 20:00 on working days. Please call at +36-70-698-0696. An interpreter will be provided during the treatment.
Alternatively, join this Facebook group where you can look for Ukrainian/Russian speaking doctors.
You will need to present your passport.
Can I get vaccinated against Covid? Do I need certain documents?
Yes. All refugees who are not vaccinated against Covid, or wish to be accommodated in a refugee center, are tested for coronavirus and offered the jab. Your temporary protection application may help you access the health facilities including COVID 19 vaccination.
Find more information at the Hungary Today .
Can I benefit from public health care?
Yes. People with temporary protection have the right to use public health services and are entitled to have necessary and emergency medical treatment. Public health care is also available to those who applied but have not received temporary protection yet. You should go to the GP (district doctor, in Hungarian: “háziorvos”) for prescriptions and basic medical examinations. To find it, you should search the district/town you are living on google maps and write “háziorvos”.
If you need urgent medical treatment, go to the closest hospital. Please use google maps to find nearby hospital addresses (“kórház” in Hungarian).
People living in accommodations designated by the state authorities should mention their medical needs to the local accommodation officials.
Do I need to register in order to obtain health coverage and if yes how?
Your temporary protection application will enable you to obtain health coverage including emergency medical services. The same applies to those who applied for temporary protection but have not received it yet. In addition, you are entitled to get oncological treatment as well as other specialized treatment in case of chronic diseases.
Find more information at Hungarian Helsinki Committee .
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:
Find more information at pilnet.org .
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 +368 098 1580, 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 +36 68 098 1580.