Capital: PodgoricaArea: 13.812 km2Population: 642.550Official Language: SerbianArmed Forces Personnel: 2.400Medical Officers: n/aMilitary Hospitals / Institutes: 0/n/aMissions: multiple

Surgeon General
Dr Predrag Rakocevic MD

Defence Forces Montenegro
Jovana Tomasevica 29
Podgorica 8100


Primary Health Care in the Armed Forces of Montenegro conducts Military medical centre (MMC). Primary health care leans the command of the Chief of General Staff, and is in the rank of battalion. He manages all the Garisson Clinics which are at the teritory of Montenegro. 

Every Garrison Clinics has its own ambulance (include dental care). Garrisom Clinics in the units of the Aremd Forces of Montenegro. Every branch of the Aremed Forces of Montenegro has its Garrison clinics with with accompanying doctors and technician. 

MMC is a medical institution of the polyclinic type. It is the Primary and sepcific protection with Stomatological Health Care. Primary and Specific Health Care of the Armed Forces of Montenegro is monitored  by the team for Primary and Specific Health support, accomdated in Podgorica and wich consist Teams for Primary health care ( two docotors) and specialist from the following areas: Internal medicine ( two doctors) Psychiatry (one doctor),Radiology (one doctor), Biochemistry (2 doctors), Ophtalmology ( one doctor), Otolaryngology (one doctor), Ginecology (one doctor), Stomatological Healtch Care (six doctors) and Psyichologist. One nurse or technician woks wich each doctor. This Team for Health Care Support carries out systematis examinations of professional soldiers of Montenegro members, examinations of people who are accepted in the military service as well as examinations of professional soldiers who works or places hazard for health. Primary Health Care in the Armed Forces of Montenegro has at its disposal medical vechicles for driving patients in urgent cases to regional hospitals. Armed Forces of Montenegro has about 1800 of uniformed professonal members and for this reason, is does not have a need to develop its own large health capacitiies in the sense of military hospitals.

Health Care of the Armed Forces of Montenegro is incorporated in the civilian health care system, that is in accordance with the systematic legislation.

Health Care of the Armed Forces of Montenegro developed medical support level Role 1 Medical Task Forces, and will include capabilitiies providing first aid, immediate lifesaving measures, triage, and evacuation (MEDEVAC).

Health Care of the Armed Forces of Montenegro participities with two Teams, The team evacuation  and modul ambulance within BMTF (Balcan Medical Tasks Forces).

There are no pharmacists in the Aremed Forces of Montenegro but the neede medicaments for professional soldiers can be procured in the civilian pharmacists, Stomatological Health Care in Montenegro is obligatory only for children up to 18 years, and for older than65, and pregnant woman, while is it privatized for all other categories of the population.

Field Deployements

The Armed Forces of Montenegro has in its posession helicopters of Bell type 505 and Bell 412 for the transports of patients in Montenegro and the procurement and MEDEVAC.The Navy of the Armed Forces of Montenegro does not have in its possesssion medical vessels hospitals aboard. Untill no we do not have any experience in the common development of the activities it other nations medical services.

Civil-Military Cooperation

In the Case of certain elemantary disasters or natural catastrophes, the Armed Forces of Montenegro is able to develop field hospital under tents whih comprises of Admission Triage Ward,General Medical Care Ward, Internal Ward. Fort he needs ofall these wards in the case of necessitz, there would be engaged personnel from the regional hospitals since health care within the Armed Forces of Montenegro is nit separate but is incorporate in the System of public health care.