Free full medical examinations

Croatian Homeland War veterans are entitled to a free preventive full medical examination

If you, as a Croatian Homeland War veteran, participated in the defence of the sovereignty of the Republic of Croatia in the combat sector for more than 100 days and are in a difficult socioeconomic and health situation, you are entitled to free preventive full medical examination, unless you exercise this right on another basis.

Examinations are performed in all counties of the Republic of Croatia, at general and county hospitals, clinical hospitals and clinical hospital centres, as well at the Split-Dalmatia County Healthcare Centre and the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Healthcare Centre.
The examination includes:
  • laboratory tests (blood and urine analysis)
  • ECG
  • chest X-ray
  • examination by an internal medicine specialist
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • prostate ultrasound for men
  • gynaecological examination for women (including breast ultrasound or mammography and PAPA test).

More information on free preventive full medical examinations for Croatian Homeland War veterans is available at the county centres of the Ministry and centres for psychosocial support, with their contact details available at the following link:

County centres of the Ministry and the list of centres for psychosocial support