Over 15,000 cardiac surgeries, 7,000 endoprosthetics of large joints, 3,500 open-heart surgeries are performed in the country each year. The number of coronary artery bypass surgeries has almost reached 2000. With the number of 50 organ transplants per year per 1 million population, Belarus is not only a leader in the post-Soviet space, but also ahead of many European countries.
Significant results have been achieved in the treatment of malignant neoplasms and diseases of the hematopoietic system among children. The overall long-term survival rate of such patients is 74%, according to this indicator Belarus is among the top ten countries in Europe. A Belarussian medical research center has also developed a drug for the treatment of children’s blood cancer.
For the arrangement of medical examination and treatment in Belarus, you can use the Medical Information Service with the national fast response phone number 131, or look up any medical tours on the websites of tourist agencies. Also you can follow this link where you can find the list of all sanatoriums, health resorts and hospitals in Belarus.
The opportunity to get high-quality treatment and diagnosis at a reasonable price, as well as almost lacking possibility to get any contagious diseases in daily life (unless you do pub-crawling), attracts more and more foreigners to Belarus. The export of medical services in 2018 amounts at more than $43 million. Medical assistance is provided to citizens from over 100 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Lithuania, Israel, China, Armenia, USA, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Turkmenistan, Latvia, Ireland, etc.
Rehabilitation and health improvement is another branch of medical tourism in active demand among tourists arriving to Belarus to stay in recreation centers and sanatoriums. You can read more about this type of tourism in our article Health Improvement in Belarus.