Hungary — Access to Healthcare Services for Refugees from Ukraine — Annual Report (2023)




DTM Europe,
Période couverte
Jan 01 2023
Dec 31 2023
  • Survey

Key findings:

  • Twenty per cent of respondents live with people with specific needs or serious health conditions.
  • Priority needs* include healthcare services (26%) and medication (18%).
  • Households living with people with specific needs* include infants aged 0-4 years old (14%), children aged 5-17 years old (32%), and elderly above 60 years old (54%).
  • Specific needs* include chronic diseases or serious medical conditions (90%), visual impairment (14%), people living with injuries (10%) and pregnant or lactating women (9%).
  • The need for additional information* on healthcare services is reported by 32 per cent  of respondents, with 15 per cent citing the need for information on access to medication. 
  • Top barriers to accessing healthcare services* include language barrier (75%), service costs (39%), lack of documents (28%), long queues (28%), and discrimination (17%).
  • 58 per cent are Temporary Protection (TP) holders among those experiencing obstacles to access to healthcare.
  • Seventy per cent of respondents pay for healthcare services and/or medication.
  • The need for mental health and psyhosocial support (MHPSS) is needed by 5 per cent of repondents. Fifteen per cent requires more information on MHPSS, and 5 per cent have received MHPSS in 2023.

(*more than one answer possible)