Student Health Care Services
All undergraduate and postgraduate students of Higher Education Institutions, including PhD candidates, are provided with free of charge hospital and medical health care services (Government Gazette 117/7-9-83 issue A’). Health care services include medical, hospital and paraclinical examinations, medication prescriptions, childbirth, physiotherapy, dental care, and orthopedic aids. Students are provided with medical care in public hospitals or in Universities Clinics and dental care services in the laboratories of the Faculty of Dentistry of the Universities as well as in public hospitals having a dental department. Students who want to receive free medical care must possess their personal health insurance booklet which is issued upon registration to the University and it is renewed every year by the secretary of their department.