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"JU Dom zdravlja Kantona Sarajevo"
- The Health Centre of Sarajevo Canton -

JU Dom zdravlja Kantona Sarajevo (The Public Institution Health Centre of Sarajevo Canton) is the largest institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina providing primary health care, which is indicated by the total of 13,816,187 visits and services in 2017.  Our institution strives to promote efficient, just, accessible, cost-effective health programmes and services, in order to respond to the needs of the citizens of Sarajevo Canton and broader, regarding primary and specialty consultative health care.
The Centre has 10 organisational units comprising the main building and outpatient clinics (family medicine clinics), with the total of 2031 employees.
Our work was officially acknowledged with the reception of “The City of Sarajevo Sixth of April Award”.

Management

Primarius Dr Fuad Husić, MD, MSc

  • Family Medicine Specialist
  • General Manager of the PI Health Centre of Sarajevo Canton

address: Vrazova 11, 4. floor

e-mail: judzks@judzks.ba

phone: +38733 292 506

fax: +38733 292 675

Dinko Remić

  • MSc in Physiotherapy – Head Nurse of the PI Health Centre of Sarajevo Canton 

address: Vrazova 11, 4. floor

e-mail: dinko.remic@judzks.ba

phone/fax: +38733 292 615

Mahir Delić

  • Head of Department of Legal, Staff and General Affairs
  • BA in Law

address: Vrazova 11, 4. floor

e-mail: mahir.delic@judzks.ba

phone/fax: +38733 292 505

Adnan Šehić

  • Head of Department of Economic and Financial Affairs
  • BSc in Economics

address: Vrazova 11, 4. floor

e-mail: adnan.sehic@judzks.ba

phone/fax: +38733 292 510

Milomir Srećković

  • Interim Head of Technical Department
  • BEng

address: Vrazova 11, 4. floor

e-mail: milomir.sreckovic@judzks.ba

phone/fax: +38733 292 509

Medical Departments

Primary Health Care

General/Family Practice provides health care to the population over 14 years of age. It combines activities of preservation and promotion of health through direct and continuous care of individuals and families. These activities are performed in clinics and in patients' homes and they include: health education, ambulatory diagnostics and treatment, complete and screening physical examinations, specific physicals, treatment of chronically ill patients, emergency medical services, issuance of physicians' certificates of health and assessment of work ability.

General/Family Practice cooperates with other departments within the Health Centre, as well as with other medical institutions in Sarajevo Canton, with the aim of providing improved and more comprehensive health care to the population, and facilitating the issuance of medical documentation and statistical data.

This department provides health care to children from 0 to 6 years of age, and it is organised and realised in a manner of dispensary. It provides active health supervision of newborns, babies and infants from 1 to 6 years of age, complete physical exams and control check-ups, continuous immunisation with revaccination, physicals for children entering kindergartens (daycare), and ambulatory diagnostics and treatment. Children with contagious and chronic diseases are treated with special care. This department cooperates with other specialists and medical institutions.

This department provides health care to the children and youth from 7 to 19 years of age, and it is organised in a dispensary manner. It performs complete physical examinations of elementary and high school students, screening and specific physical exams of students, serial check-ups, continuous immunisation, health education, psycho-physical assessment of youth upon choosing a career or continuing further education. It organises lectures for school-children and youth and cooperates with a pedagogist, social worker and psychologist, as well as with other specialists. This department also provides following services: physical exams, treatment and rehabilitation in clinics and in patients' homes, as well as differential diagnostics, specialty-consultative examinations and examinations with multiple physicians.

This clinic promotes oral health. It offers general dental and specialty-consultative health care including prevention in children and pregnant women, orthodontics (treatment of teeth and jaw anomalies in children), treatment of mouth diseases (soft tissue pathology and pedodontics), treatment of teeth diseases (dental pathology and endodoncy), dental prosthodontics (creation of mobile and fixed dental prostheses), oral surgery (surgical treatment in the oral region).

Other services are: complete oral examinations, fluoridation, training in teeth washing and early detection of anomalies important for orthodontic treatment.

This department provides health care to citizens through the following activities: diagnostics and treatment of lung diseases, periodical examinations, issuance of medical certificates, active supervision of patients suffering from specific lung diseases, as well as contact chemoprophylaxis. It performs detailed examination of radiographed persons with suspicious lung changes, as well as functional lung diagnostics. Pneumophtisiology Department resumes treatment of patients released from hospital and takes care of their rehabilitation. It also cooperates with other departments within the Health Centre and other medical institutions in Sarajevo Canton.

  • COUNSELLING CENTRE FOR ALLERGIES This Centre deals with diagnostics and treatment of atopic allergies, with the help of UNICAP 100E device, as well as in vitro method for determination of total and specific immunoglobulin E. The Centre is located at the Health Centre "Novo Sarajevo".

This Centre performs specialist examinations and provides physical therapy (manual massage, thermotherapy, electrotherapy, ultrasound therapy, kinetic therapy), specific rehabilitation programmes for children, programmes for education of parents with sick children, preventive exams in schools aimed at early detection of spine deformities and bad posture, etc.

These services are provided to patients in the centres, while patients with paralysis and difficulty of movement are treated in their homes. Moreover, the Centre offers services of commercial massages and manipulative techniques.

Mental Health Centre provides specialty-consultative health care through the following services: psycho-social support to the war-traumatised persons, individual and group psychotherapy for traumatised persons, psycho-social help to people in need, home visits, family assistance, specialty-consultative examinations by a psychiatrist and neurologist, as well as examinations for Pension-Disability Commission.

Regarding the preventive work, this Centre strives to promote mental health in the area of Sarajevo Canton. It cooperates with other departments in the Health Centre and other health institutions in Sarajevo Canton.

Diagnostic Laboratory conducts analyses in the field of haematology and biochemistry.

It is provided with modern high-quality equipment which facilitates the performance of large number of analyses.

This department provides the following diagnostic radiology services to the citizens of the Sarajevo Canton: standard x-ray examinations (diagnostic radiology of bones, chest and inner organs, spine, etc.), and special x-ray imaging (head, mastoids, zygoma). Diagnostic radiology with contrast media is used for imaging of: esophagus, gastroduodenum, small and large intestine, passage, intravenous urography, infusion urography, fistulography, lung and heart diascopy.

Diagnostic ultrasound is used for examination of soft body tissue (neck, thyroid gland, testicles, breasts, muscles), and bone-joint structures, including children’s hips. Diagnostic dental radiology performs X-rays of teeth and develops the films. Future plans include initiation of the colour doppler diagnostics.

Specialty-Consultative Health Care

Internal Medicine Department performs specialty-consultative examinations, complete physical exams, exams for Pension-Disability Commission, as well as examinations as part of a preoperative care. Its aim is to detect cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, intestinal diseases and other diseases of internal organs at their early stages in the population. Department's specialists also participate in treatment of urgent cases according to the need. This Department cooperates with other departments in the Health Centre and medical institutions in Sarajevo Canton.

The following counselling centres were formed within the Department:

  • COUNSELLING CENTRE FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES This centre provides specialty-consultative health care in the field of cardiovascular diseases, discovering coronary heart diseases, hidden forms of heart rhythm disorders (holter monitoring), hypertension, etc. using methods of cycle ergometry and ergometry on treadmill.
  • DIABETES COUNSELLING CENTRE At this counselling centre, patients receive a diabetic booklet, advice on proper diet, feet care, behaviour and possible complications. Alongside with the complete physical examination, “body mass index” is determined, pulsation at blood vessels is measured, an EKG is recorded, glucose levels in blood are determined and, depending on the need, oral glucose tolerance test is performed (OGTT). If necessary, patients from this counselling centre are transported for the insulin therapy subsequent to the intensive seven-day-long educational course provided by a physician and a nurse. This Centre cooperates with other departments in the Health Centre with an aim of comprehensive control of patients with diabetic diseses.
  • HYPERTENSION COUNSELLING CENTRE

 

This Department conducts prevention, early detection and treatment of eye anomalies and diseases for people of all ages. Using the modern equipment, Ophthalmology Department provides the following services: subjective and objective determination of visual acuity with prescription of eyeglasses (computer method), treatment of anomalies, diseases and injuries of anterior and posterior eye segment, application of contact lenses, fundoscopy, perimetry and adaptometry. The Department cooperates with other departments in the Health Centre and other health institutions in Sarajevo Canton.

Ear, nose and throat clinics with modern equipment provide specialty-consultative health care comprising prevention, diagnostics and treatment of ear, throat and nose diseases. Alongside with regular examinations and checkups of patients with ENT complaints, this department participates in complete physical examinations of employees, workers and teachers and performs assessment as part of an examination prior to employment and driving tests. Audio-Vestibular Testing Centre examines hearing, as well as spacial orientation and balance, which constitutes a very significant part of examination in cases of pathological conditions, as well as in cases of medical assessment when specific jobs involving hight and risk are concerned.

Neuropsychiatry provides specialty-consultative health care through the following services: psycho-social support to war-traumatised persons, individual and group psychotherapy for traumatised persons, psycho-social assistance to people in need, home visits, family assistance, complete examinations (e.g. of teachers), consultative-specialty examinations by a psychiatrist and neurologist, as well as examinations for Pension-Disability Commission (IPK).

  • EPILEPSY COUNSELLING CENTRE FOR ADULTS AND SCHOOLCHILDREN WITH EEG CLINIC (only at the Health Centre “Novi Grad”)

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