The Socialist party called on the government on Friday to improve the state of health care in the country urgently.
At a press conference in Budapest, deputy parliamentary group leader Ildikó Borbély Bangó said 30,000 die each year due to a lack of adequate care.
Over 1,400 villages have no pharmacies, 334 GP’s practices are not filled, and one-third of GPs are above the age of 60, she said. There is a dire shortage of dentists and district nurses too, she said.
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The government is failing to heed the proposals of professionals, Bangó said, calling on the government to “dust off” the Hungarian Medical Chamber’s 12-point proposal from 2017 to improve health-care services.