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  • The Polish healthcare system is based on an insurance model. This means that in order to receive medical aid (also at a hospital emergency department), and avoid medical treatment costs, you must have a health insurance. There are only a few exceptions to the rule (for example holders of Pole’s card may receive emergency medical aid free-of-charge). As part of the National Health Fund, anyone who belongs to one of the following groups is insured: persons covered by obligatory...

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    Young residents of Warsaw have already been enjoying the events prepared as part of "Summer in the City" for three weeks now. They have been doing some DIY, painting, preparing performances, visiting museums, and even learning how to sew with a sewing machine. One of the facilities was visited last Thursday by the Mayor of Warsaw Rafał Trzaskowski.

  • Warsaw makes efforts to maintain the healthy lifestyle and physical activity of its residents. There are 16 district and 2 citywide sports and recreation centres in Warsaw. The Culture Park in Powsin is particularly noteworthy. It is a 50-hectare forest and park area with an outdoor swimming pool, a complex of sports pitches, tennis courts, a sports and recreation pavilion with a gym, sauna, a bowling alley and a sports equipment rental point, which also features an 18-hole golf course,...

  • Museums, art galleries, theatres, cinemas, libraries and community centres provide their extensive cultural services to residents and tourists. Everyone will find something for themselves. Places The tourist and cultural assets of our city combine tradition and history with modernity. This is the city of the Museum of the Museum of Warsaw with its main facility in the Old Town, entered on the UNESCO World Heritage List; the award-winning POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, with its...

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    Contemporary slavery is taking the forms of forced labour, exploitation in the sex industry, forced prostitution, slavery, vagrancy, crime, forced marriage, and organ trade. In order to combat and prevent the crime of human trafficking, which is particularly rampant, and subject to significant fluctuations, it is important to understand its complexity.