Papua New Guinea is located on the eastern half of New Guinea, a territory that is so forested and with a wide range of mountains. The country is known for diving, tropical rain forest, and a home of a variety of exotic birds. Papua New Guinea’s weather is quite hot in the summer months. During the winter season, occasional rainfalls make the highlands cooler.
Healthcare in Papua New Guinea
The healthcare system in Papua New Guinea is still developing. It is struggling with some widespread disease due to its geographical reason. Medical services are usually provided by the government and church. Urban clinics should be able to provide adequate medical services, however, in some emergency cases may require you to transport to Australia for treatment. This is very expensive. It is recommended that you have an international health insurance policy that covers emergency evacuations in case you need to be transported there.
Insurance for Expatriates in Papua New Guinea
Here is a list of different types of insurance coverage you will want if you are planning to become an expatriate in Papua New Guinea:
- International Health Insurance
- Expat Life and Disability Insurance
- Travel Insurance
- Evacuation Coverage
- Group Expat Insurance Plans
If you require a quote for insurance coverage for expats in Papua New Guinea, contact Expat Financial today for a quote and to discuss your Papua New Guinea expatriate health insurance requirements.