If you are a refugee, medical care would be limited to urgent needs within the first 15 months after your arrival in Germany. This means you can benefit from basic medical cares like vaccinations as well as treatments for pain-inducing and acute illness. Based on the law, necessary medication and wound dressing materials are provided free of charge.
Pregnant women have access to standard pre- and postnatal care and attention, including the assisstance of a midwife, all necessary medications and wound dressing materials.
Children and youth are under a special protection. They go under routine check-ups to ensure their healthy development.