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 Are you an expat in Vietnam who is trying to figure out which health insurance plan to purchase? Are you still undecided on your options and want to know more about the differences in insurance types, the...
Regardless of cultural background, there is one given in healthcare: pregnant women want to know what they can do to improve the likelihood of a trouble-free pregnancy and a healthy baby. For ex-pat women in Shanghai, the...
Care is always better than cure... this advise is marked for people relating to all groups of age. Life happens to exist in its full spirits with the well being of human body and soul. Carelessness to either of...
This article is meant to show you the consequences of not having expat health insurance, a matter that should concern all those who are away from home and live in another country either alone or together with their family....
Common problems when settling into the cityHong Kong, Shanghai, Bangkok or Tokyo are all bustling metropolises – full of energy, change and potential. But its unpredictability can be a source of frustration...
The benefits of a healthy lifestyle and risk assessmentAccording to the American Cancer Society, up to two-thirds of all cancer cases could be prevented if people applied everything known about cancer prevention...
Part of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai occupies a unique place in the Middle East when it comes to culture and tourism. Avoiding some of the strict traditions and regulations of its fellow Emirates, Dubai is considered to...
In our families, we have elderly people who need continuous care and special treatment to maintain their health. Even in some cases, if not elderly then any member of our family falls sick and to give them extra care...
A common dilemma for expats, especially newcomers, is how many bottles of cough syrup and packets of paracetamol to bring back after every home visit. Yi Jun Fang, Associate Pharmacy Manager at Shanghai United Family Hospital, assures...
When it comes to sickness cover, this is the ‘daddy’ of policies. The reason for this is that, as the name states, the cover is permanent. Think on the implications of that for a moment. It means that such...