Healthcare in Serbia (2014)

Chronicles Serbia

by SeCons

Newspaper headlines like theones represented above concerning health care system can be read in both local and national media. The media is daily reporting about corruption among doctors, Roma who could not get treatment because they were rejected by doctors, deaths of patients due to the negligence, long waiting lists for treatment, and so on. For instance, news about doctors getting caught with money they just receive ‘under the table’ from a patient or preferential treatment of relatives and friends, are highly common in regard to the health care system in Serbia. In this way, a women was asked for a new mobile phone in order to get her baby delivered by the doctor. Some of these issues have also been covered in research conducted by experts and non-governmental organization. These indicated that there are many problems in health care system in Serbia and that these are threatening people in an existential manner on a daily basis.

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