For many expatriates, working and living abroad opens the doors to new adventures and challenges. However, it is imperative to stay healthy and fit while experiencing your new expat assignment. There are many potential health risks that you will want to avoid, especially in some third world countries. In this article, we will discuss five tips on how to stay healthy while living in a new country.
An expatriate, or expat, is a person who lives outside of their native country. Today, more and more people are willing to leave their home country and experience a brand new job or lifestyle abroad. To better prepare you for your life overseas, we will discuss six simple tips on how to become an expatriate.
How the Global Impact of Chronic Conditions is Impacting Expatriates
Recently, Cigna has released a study on the global epidemic of noncommunicable chronic diseases and held a seminar for their brokers and clients. The study examined the situation of noncommunicable chronic diseases around the world and provided excellent suggestions for prevention. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a noncommunicable chronic disease is characterized by a long duration and generally slow progression. These conditions are becoming more commonplace for local nationals and even expats. The widespread nature of chronic diseases is putting expatriates’ health at risk. In this article, we will discuss the main types of chronic diseases based on Cigna’s research and advice for expatriate communities from expatriate health insurance professional perspective.
Expat Mining Assignments in Africa – A Great Opportunity
In the past 10 or 20 years, there has been a mining boom in Africa as more and more global mining firms have been searching for minerals and setting up producing mines, mostly in very remote regions of the continent. As companies have increased exploration, especially in Central Africa, they have had to recruit expatriate talent from around the world to fill vital management and executive functions at mine exploration and development sites.
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