Why Finland?

Finland has a steady position as one of the wealthiest, healthiest and most prosperous countries in the world. Finland has a longer life expectancy than the EU average and is ranked as one of the leading countries in terms of quality of life.

In 2020, Finland topped the World Happiness Report based on factors such as freedom, honesty, welfare, good health and generosity.

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MEDICAL CARE SERVICES FOR FOREIGN PATIENTS IN FINLAND

Finnish hospitals and clinics offer a wide range of top-quality medical treatment, quick admission, multi-disciplinary care and excellent results. World-class medical professionals alongside quick adaptation of research results and high technology in diagnostics ensure positive results in the treatment of and recovery from many serious diseases.

 

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Cancer screening and treatment

Patient survival rates in Finland are among the best in Europe. The collaboration between cancer researchers and doctors creates a foundation for evidence-based, multidisciplinary and increasingly individualised care. Finnish hospitals offer most sophisticated radiotherapy services, surgeries and other treatment, such as for prostate cancer, breast cancer, bowel cancers, lung cancers and head and neck area cancers.

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Orthopaedics and sports medicine

Finland has several world-renowned orthopaedic surgeons and, for example, many football stars have travelled to Finland for orthopaedic surgery. In addition to sports surgery, orthopaedic treatments, especially for children and young people, are highly developed in Finland. High technology back surgeries and joint replacement surgeries are among the most frequently requested medical treatments among patients from abroad, as well as physiotherapy and rehabilitation services.

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Fertility treatment and childbirth

For a mother, Finland is one of the safest and most reliable choices in the world to give birth. Mothers from abroad are offered a comprehensive care path, from counselling visits to private childbirth at selected Finnish hospitals. In addition to childbirth, embryo diagnostics (PGS and PGD) as well as gamete donation treatments and in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments are offered to international patients.

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Other specialised medical care

Results achieved by Finnish health care are world class in many areas. A wide selection of services in neurosurgery, cardiovascular surgery, pediatrics, urology and dental care are offered and requested by patients from abroad.