Before moving or travelling overseas, it is essential to learn more about the health services at your destination country. This is especially important for people with chronic medical conditions or people who will stay in a foreign country for an extended period. In this article, we will discuss how to find a doctor while living abroad and tips to prepare for medical care before and after departure.
International health insurance in Hong Kong is an important factor to consider when moving to this city. In this article, we will discuss how international health insurance in Hong Kong is vital for locals, travellers, and expatriates in one of the most prosperous international business areas in Asia. Hong Kong is within a few hours by air from major cities such as Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, and Singapore in Southeast Asia. Hong Kong has an advanced medical care system, education, international cuisine and an active lifestyle that helps attract many expatriates from all over the world each year.
Thailand is a bustling and vibrant country at the heart of South-East Asia, and as a popular expat destination, it has much to offer. However, according to a recent article from the BBC, 478 people lost their lives on the roads in just seven days over the New Year period in 2017. Unfortunately, like many developing countries, road accidents in Thailand pose a significant risk for expats. In this article, we will briefly review the high incidence of road accidents in Thailand, road safety tips for expats and how this higher risk highlights the importance of having global medical insurance in Thailand.
Why should expat employers have a global benefit plan that covers chronic medical conditions? In today’s globalized economy, more and more companies are sending employees overseas to help their companies expand their markets. This includes companies involved in mining, engineering, manufacturing, oil & gas, legal and much more. These expatriates are a vital asset for multinationals and organizations who want to retain and attract global talent. These expats are a key part of any multinational’s global success. However, many of these expat employees or their dependents may suffer from unseen medical conditions, otherwise known as chronic medical conditions. These “hidden diseases,” otherwise known as chronic conditions, are usually not something that companies can ask their current or future employees about.
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