Bosnia and Herzegovina

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, diabetes care is mostly provided at the secondary and tertiary care levels, with the exception of bigger cities where it is also provided at the primary care level. Due to this structure and the current shortage of endocrinologists and diabetologists, some people living with diabetes (PwD), and in particular those living in rural areas, face obstacles in accessing diabetes care.

All types of insulin as well as most devices and technologies for blood glucose monitoring and insulin administration are available. However, reimbursement for diabetes medicines varies across the country.

In 2012, the Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted a Resolution on Diabetes, mandating the development of a Federal Diabetes Strategy by 2024.

This country profile was developed with the help of the Society of Endocrinology and Diabetology in Bosnia and Herzegovina.