Health & Pharmacies
For most medication, you have the option of either obtaining prescription or non-prescription (over-the-counter) when purchasing medication along with medical expert advice at all pharmacies in the Republic of Macedonia – North Macedonia. However, it is highly recommended that you first collect a doctor’s prescription for medication regarding the type of medicine and dosage when sending it to the pharmacy.
Typically, the pharmacies’ working hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, from 08:00 AM to 9:00 pm on Saturdays and some of them are working from 08.00AM to 4.00PM on Sundays. Saturdays. Nevertheless, there are pharmacies operating 24/7 and are usually located near hospitals or health centers.
The Skopje Clinical Centar is the largest public hospital in the Republic of Macedonia – North Macedonia. The services are usually free, although they aren’t necessarily the best as the lack of assets equals lack of utilities. There is a number of private hospitals and clinics in the Republic of Macedonia – North Macedonia with relatively good prices for their services, where facilities are much better-taken care of, equipment is available, and patients receive the attention they need.
Dentistry is one of the most commonly known medical services, especially by expats or well-informed visitors. This is due to a fact that the Republic of Macedonia – North Macedonia offers high-quality dental service at very affordable prices.
The Republic of Macedonia – North Macedonia has a long tradition in using natural thermal water for healing purposes. Thermal springs across the country were first used by the Romans. There are over 15 spas in the country (Katlanovo Spa- thermal spa center located 20 km from Skopje, Kezhovica Spa-thermal spa center located along the River Bregalnica, near Shtip, Ksovrast Spa located in the Korab Mountain, where the River Radika enters the Debar Lake, Banjishte Spa-right on the coast of Lake Debar, Negorski Spa- near Gevgelija. etc) which have different applications in treatment depending on the resource features.
If you need more information about options on doing dental work or using spa services in the Republic of Macedonia – North Macedonia, we can provide the best solution for a perfect combination of medical treatment and tours inspired with relaxation and serenity.