Temporary protection & Short stay
Foreign nationals or stateless persons coming from the area of armed conflict in Ukraine benefit from medical services, medical supplies, medicines, medical devices and medical services included in the national curative health programs, like the Romanian citizens who are insured, without paying contributions to the social health insurance system, the personal contribution for the medicines granted in the outpatient treatment and with exemption from co-payment. Medical services in specialized outpatient healthcare are provided without the need to present a referral from the doctor (form used in the social health insurance system).
As an asylum seeker, you have the right to receive free basic medical assistance and treatment, emergency medical assistance in a hospital and free medical treatment for acute/chronic illnesses which put your life at immediate risk. If you have special medical needs, you have the right to receive proper medical care based on your condition.
Medical assistance to refugees from Ukraine in Romania
Find out more about the rights granted by the Romanian social health insurance system: consultation of a family doctor, a narrow specialist, pregnancy monitoring, lists of free laboratories, dental services. And other important health information.
If you need support in accessing reproductive health services (contraception, breastfeeding, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy monitoring, abortion, etc.) as well as support in navigating the health system or you need services dedicated to victims of domestic violence, click here.
If you are a parent, a relative or a friend of a Ukrainian child who has cancer and needs medical assistance, acces Ukraine Child Cancer Help.
Help for people with rare or chronic diseases
If you need specialized medical assistance, you suffer from a rare or chronic condition, find out here where you can ask for help.
There are clinics that support people in vulnerable situations or who need emergency medical care, such as: Medicover (supports the Ukrainian refugee mothers with free pediatric consultations and pregnancy monitoring - see clinics here). In order to access the medical services you need as quickly and easily as possible, Medicover provides a unique number from which refugee women in Ukraine can obtain information: +4021 796 7391 (answered by a Ukrainian-speaking operator and five English speakers operators).
In collaboration with EURORDIS - Rare Diseases Europe: www.eurordis.org, the National Alliance for Rare Diseases Romania: www.bolirareromania.ro can provide support and guidance to refugees arriving in Romania and suffering from rare diseases. At the NoRo center in Zalău we also offer free therapy for children from Ukraine who need our services. Contact: Dorica Dan - +40726248707, 0260610033; Ukrainian language : Svetleska Yulia, +40746347589. - NoRo Center, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free pediatric consultations and pregnancy monitoring for Ukrainian refugee mothers: +40 219 896.
HIV treatment or services for those coming from Ukraine: +40 744 682 225.
The National Alliance for Rare Diseases Romania in collaboration with EURORDIS - Rare Diseases Europe
Support and guidance to refugees arriving in Romania and suffering from rare diseases.
Contact: Dorica Dan +40 726 248 707, +40 260 610 033; Ukrainian language: Svetleska Yulia, +40 746 347 589.
Hospice Casa Sperantei Association - provides care for adult cancer patients from Ukraine. Contacts.
Free medical care for people fleeing the war in Ukraine
More information on how to find free medical care for refugees from Ukraine online or offline - specialist consultations and some medical services.
The Society for Education on Contraception and Sexuality (SECS) facilitates access to gynecology medical services for women and girls from Ukraine in Bucharest
The SECS team can offer support with the following: making appointments, assisting beneficiaries at the medical clinic, facilitating communication with the specialist doctor with the help of a translator, and settlement of consultations.
Types of consultations that they can help you to access:
Ultrasounds (transvaginal ultrasounds, abdominal ultrasounds)
IUD insertion / removal
Other gynecology services, depending on the doctor’s recommendations
They can also facilitate access to emergency contraception and birth control pills.
Children’s health. Health services for children.
It is extremely necessary for a baby to continue breastfeeding or for a child to eat a balanced diet - not only the well-being but also the immunity of the baby / child depend on this. Of course, in emergencies, access to a variety of products may be limited, but you can provide your child with everything he or she needs. This chapter will help you organize food and food stocks more efficiently.
Infectious diseases such as measles, rubella, polio, diphtheria, haemophilus influenza tip b (Hib), tuberculosis, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis B, mumps can spread quickly and threaten your child. This chapter provides important information on vaccination as a means of preserving human health and life
Psychological support for children
War is a stress not only for adults who understand everything, but also for children. Feelings of danger, anxiety, disruption, constant changes and movements - all this can scare the child, confuse him and cause discomfort. The main thing to remember - if the parents are close and all healthy, then you can provide psychological comfort to the child.
War reduces access to basic needs such as water, heat, food, and hygiene. But it is important to follow the rules of hygiene. The tips in this section will help protect your health and the health of your child.
Taking care of children with disabilities
In times of war and emergencies, families with children with disabilities need more resources, both material and psychological. This chapter deals with important aspects of getting ready for emergency.